The first table below looks at the demand for Manual 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 Manual Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 112 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 0.26% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.32% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 10
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.35%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1080 925 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.07% 79.95% 69.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 821 621
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) FogBugz
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) FogBugz
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Bedford
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £23,000 per year
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