The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 35 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.71% 2.28% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.47% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Automation 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
155 243 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 88.57% 92.40% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 137 236 265
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Automation Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) Software Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

Automation 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Software Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Web Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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