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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 36 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.83% 0.95% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 1.13% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 8
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
219 265 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 93.19% 84.13% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 210 227 311
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) System Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) QA
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) NUnit
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Automation Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Automation Tester
2 6 (42.86%) C# Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) System Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago