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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 41 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.55% 0.35% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.39% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +62.79%
UK excluding London median 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
174 258 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 88.78% 91.17% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 153 226 187
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) MVC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Migration
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago