The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 102 98 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.85% 0.18% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.22% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,100 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1055 899 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.91% 79.35% 70.35%
Number of salaries quoted 977 800 629
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Automated Testing
East of England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 4 £48,750 +71.05%
Bedford -30 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (94.74%) QA
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) FogBugz
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) MVC
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) Linux

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) FogBugz
2 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.26%) RSpec
4 1 (5.26%) MSTest
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) QA Leader
2 10 (52.63%) Test Leader
2 10 (52.63%) Test Team Leader
2 10 (52.63%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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