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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 86 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 0.41% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £37,500 £48,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.27% +13.52%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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
789 877 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.32% 88.95% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 690 780 731
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £71,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Velocity
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle