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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 55 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.74% 0.72% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.88% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
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 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 227 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 81.18% 81.65% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 191 218 170
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Wiki
4 1 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Team Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Test Leader
1 4 (57.14%) QA Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Coordinator
2 3 (42.86%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA