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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 53 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.22% 1.28% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.43% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
272 349 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.18% 89.49% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 252 283 196
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript