The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 42
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 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 - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  

Test Scripting 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 106 171 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 82.81% 91.94% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 92 136 179
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -8.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £75,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Bedford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Coordinator
1 5 (100.00%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing