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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 37 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.95% 0.72% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.77% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £42,500 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
178 259 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.83% 93.17% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 157 202 226
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,900 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Automated 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft