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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 86 92 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% 0.092% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.10% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Median salary £51,250 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
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
864 956 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.30% 87.79% 83.02%
Number of salaries quoted 728 754 901
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
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 24 May 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
Luton - 1 £52,500 -
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) API Testing
6 1 (16.67%) 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Web Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) API Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago