The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Agile Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 70 81 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.55% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £40,000 £71,250 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.85% +21.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.62%  

Agile Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 566 733 967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.27% 92.67% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 423 600 724
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Agile Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Agile Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Testing in Bedfordshire

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Agile Testing in Bedfordshire

Agile 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 Agile Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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 - 1 £40,000 -
Agile Testing
East of England

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Agile 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 Agile Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) C#
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (60.00%) SDLC
5 6 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (60.00%) Project Management
6 5 (50.00%) RESTful
6 5 (50.00%) SpecFlow
7 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (30.00%) Time Management
8 3 (30.00%) QA
8 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (30.00%) MVC
8 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (30.00%) .NET
9 2 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (20.00%) OO

Agile 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) Appium
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (60.00%) Project Management
5 6 (60.00%) SDLC
5 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Time Management
7 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft