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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 45 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.35% 0.88% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.11% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
248 360 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 87.94% 79.47% 81.55%
Number of salaries quoted 171 347 214
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Testing Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WinForms
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA