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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 47 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.37% 0.71% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.88% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.79% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
240 227 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 88.89% 80.50% 82.84%
Number of salaries quoted 189 205 213
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 15 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA