The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 82 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.54% - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Median salary £42,500 - £35,750
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 - £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 - £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
868 956 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.43% 87.47% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 739 757 880
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bedford - 2 £42,500 - 5
Luton - 2 £50,000 - 1
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (25.00%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
7 1 (12.50%) User Experience
7 1 (12.50%) Defect Management

Test Automation
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 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
Luton
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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