The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 27 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.90% 2.80% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.86% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +19.35%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 210 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.10% 98.13% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 115 202 237
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Bedford region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Bedford

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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