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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 30 46 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +32
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.76% 0.36% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 0.40% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average 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
171 248 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 91.94% 88.26% 83.30%
Number of salaries quoted 136 172 383
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Migration
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.25%) SLA
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.25%) Windows

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
1 12 (75.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 12 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (37.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Migration
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
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