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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 51 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.64% 1.68% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.02% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 13
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
271 248 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.58% 83.22% 89.86%
Number of salaries quoted 242 243 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (75.00%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA