The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting 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 Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.39% 1.12% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.35% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £21,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -25.86%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Test Scripting
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
248 223 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.41% 83.21% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 216 195 237
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Bedford

Test Scripting
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting.

1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) NHS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Degree