The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 49
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - - 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

Automation Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 108 180 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.60% 96.26% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 86 151 192
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Bedford

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) QA

Automation Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA