The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 94 103
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.72% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Median salary - £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Manual 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
834 967 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.55% 87.27% 82.97%
Number of salaries quoted 753 821 880
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Manual Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA