Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 45 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.04% 2.68% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.96% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 7
Bedford median annual salary £35,000 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -18.67% -
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -10.53% +14.46%

Test Scripting 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 166 270 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 84.69% 90.60% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 147 238 454
Bedford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,250 £27,650
90th Percentile £76,250 £62,500 £61,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

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 20 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Robotic Process Automation

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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA