The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 88 113 89
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 4 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.34% 0.082% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.098% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 14
Average salary £58,750 - £46,250
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Agile Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
976 1025 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.92% 83.88% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 728 950 869
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

Agile Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Agile Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 4 £58,750 -
Agile Testing
East of England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Agile Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP