Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 44 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.39% 3.98% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 4.35% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 45
Bedford median annual salary £85,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +161.54% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £82,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £43,750 £39,200
Bedfordshire median annual salary £36,000 £52,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -31.43% +61.54% -16.67%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 224 322 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 87.50% 91.48% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 194 285 465
Bedford median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Bedford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#