The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 80 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.00% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.51% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 7
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Automation 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
827 977 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.58% 87.23% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 746 822 875
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford +9 4 £42,500 +36.00% 1
Luton +13 1 £52,500 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
4 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) API Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) QA Automation

Automation 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer in Test
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Web Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) API Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Sitecore