The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 86 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.13% 0.98% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.25% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 18
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £41,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 800 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.98% 78.59% 73.96%
Number of salaries quoted 768 731 669
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 8 £52,500 +90.90% 2
Bedford -7 2 £21,500 -33.84%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (58.33%) QA
2 12 (50.00%) Selenium
3 10 (41.67%) Web Development
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) MVC
5 8 (33.33%) Ruby
6 6 (25.00%) Subversion
6 6 (25.00%) Release Management
6 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) IIS
6 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) ISEB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (25.00%) Subversion
3 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) WATIR
4 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
6 2 (8.33%) FogBugz
7 1 (4.17%) JUnit
7 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.17%) MSTest
7 1 (4.17%) RSpec
7 1 (4.17%) NUnit
7 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Release Manager
3 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
4 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
2 10 (41.67%) Web Development
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Release Management
5 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (20.83%) Test Management
6 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
1 8 (33.33%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago