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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 63 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.75% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
598 731 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.92% 88.93% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 523 672 660
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 4 £43,750 -
Bedford - 1 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA