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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 37 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.71% 1.44% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.59% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +68.60%
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
160 252 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 91.43% 90.97% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 144 238 240
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 August 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (40.00%) Selenium
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Open Source
7 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (10.00%) SLA
9 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 1 (10.00%) CSS
9 1 (10.00%) Web Services

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Tester
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Development Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) OAuth
3 1 (10.00%) OpenID
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft