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 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
Automation Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 60 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.33% 0.38% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.42% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +25.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram 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 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
Bedford +13 4 £32,500 -16.66%
Luton - 4 £42,500 - 1
Automation Testing
East of England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
4 9 (42.86%) QA
4 9 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) BDD
5 8 (38.10%) ISEB
5 8 (38.10%) Web Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) API Testing
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
8 5 (23.81%) JIRA
8 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
8 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
8 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) Coaching
9 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (19.05%) SpecFlow
9 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (19.05%) RESTful
9 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
9 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting

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 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) HP UFT
3 4 (19.05%) SpecFlow
3 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (14.29%) Robot Framework
5 2 (9.52%) JMeter
6 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.76%) Testopia
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (19.05%) QA Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) QA Manager
4 3 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Functional QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (19.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) BDD
3 8 (38.10%) Web Testing
4 7 (33.33%) API Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) ISEB
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago