The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 36 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.88% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 0.38% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +62.79%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Automated Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 262 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 87.02% 93.24% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 160 200 228
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Migration
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft