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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 34 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.07% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £42,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
172 243 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 89.12% 93.82% 82.06%
Number of salaries quoted 137 172 307
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

Test Automation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) BDD

Test Automation
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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago