The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 66 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.17% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
577 735 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.85% 95.21% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 479 644 795
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive Media
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#

Software Tester Skill Set
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 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (50.00%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA