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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 40 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.32% - 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% - 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Average salary £39,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
212 256 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 93.39% 83.93% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 203 218 304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
4 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Testing Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft