The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 57 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.76% 1.04% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.28% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 11
Average salary £21,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 235 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.13% 81.60% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 187 229 178
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Bedfordshire

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 23 July 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (50.00%) Test Coordinator
1 3 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (50.00%) QA Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA