The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 66 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.89% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £33,750 £63,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
610 749 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.50% 89.06% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 532 686 656
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Software 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 Software Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Bedford - 5 £32,500 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

Software 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) Mockito
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP