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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 81 89 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.51% 0.78% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.95% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 25
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,300 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £80,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
830 944 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.04% 81.87% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 734 789 738
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 5 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago