The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 49 33
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.15% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.55% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 14
Average salary - £44,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
250 235 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.21% 84.23% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 221 207 229
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Bedford