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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Testing
Rank 93 91 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £58,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
865 975 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.81% 86.36% 85.18%
Number of salaries quoted 702 725 998
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 30 April 2016. 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 +2 3 £50,000 -14.89%
Agile Testing
East of England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
6 3 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (33.33%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) JMeter
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) CRM
7 2 (22.22%) ISEB
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
2 2 (22.22%) JMeter
2 2 (22.22%) Testopia
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (22.22%) CRM
7 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) Test Management
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Rally
2 1 (11.11%) HP