Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Exploratory Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Exploratory Testing over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Exploratory Testing
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +71
Permanent jobs citing Exploratory Testing 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.87% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Bedford median annual salary £37,500 - -
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 - -

Exploratory Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 269 198 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 86.77% 88.00% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 234 169 262
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +5.26%

Exploratory Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Exploratory Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Exploratory Testing in Bedford

Exploratory Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing in Bedford.

Salary trend for Exploratory Testing in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Exploratory Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Exploratory Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
1 12 (100.00%) Release Management
1 12 (100.00%) Test Management
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 12 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 12 (100.00%) User Stories
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 12 (100.00%) SDLC
1 12 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 12 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

Exploratory Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 12 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 12 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Release Management
1 12 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 12 (100.00%) SDLC
1 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Test Management
1 12 (100.00%) User Stories
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification