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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 23 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.78% 1.41% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.49% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
118 202 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 81.94% 94.84% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 100 193 223
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £67,000
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 21 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) Web Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (33.33%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Automotive
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation

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:

Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Test Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Web Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA