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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 23 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.94% 1.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 1.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
113 225 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.09% 92.21% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 100 218 240
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Xamarin