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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 82 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.69% 0.91% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.10% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £51,750 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
972 1088 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.23% 82.80% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1008 825
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +4 4 £30,750 -36.92%
Bedford +27 1 - -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 - -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) WinForms
6 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) NUnit
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Legal

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) NUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) WinForms
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer