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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 65 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.50% 1.27% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.42% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%

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
536 706 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.04% 89.59% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 445 628 699
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £55,000 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) ETL
3 8 (53.33%) Informatica
4 7 (46.67%) EJB
4 7 (46.67%) JDBC
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) JPA
5 6 (40.00%) Pega
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 5 (33.33%) Java SE
6 5 (33.33%) Selenium
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (33.33%) AWS Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) iPad
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (20.00%) JBoss
7 3 (20.00%) Tomcat

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 3 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 3 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 7 (46.67%) EJB
2 7 (46.67%) JDBC
3 6 (40.00%) JPA
3 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) Java SE
5 2 (13.33%) Servlets
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) JMS
6 1 (6.67%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (53.33%) ETL
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (20.00%) API Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) B2B
8 1 (6.67%) B2C
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) AWS Certification
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Informatica
3 6 (40.00%) Pega
4 2 (13.33%) Sybase
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.67%) hybris
5 1 (6.67%) IBM