The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 79 83
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.16% 0.96% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.03% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,750 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 583 777 991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.83% 93.17% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 431 631 736
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Bedfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Bedfordshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 14 £50,000 - 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) J2EE
2 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 18 (72.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (52.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) EJB
3 13 (52.00%) JDBC
3 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 13 (52.00%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 12 (48.00%) JPA
5 10 (40.00%) ETL
5 10 (40.00%) Informatica
6 9 (36.00%) Servlets
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
6 9 (36.00%) Sybase
6 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (32.00%) Back Office
7 8 (32.00%) Web Design
7 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (32.00%) Web Analytics
7 8 (32.00%) Content Management
7 8 (32.00%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (32.00%) Marketing
7 8 (32.00%) B2B
7 8 (32.00%) B2C
7 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (32.00%) JMS
7 8 (32.00%) hybris
7 8 (32.00%) Digital Marketing

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Back Office
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Designer
1 10 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Hybris Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer in Test
5 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) J2EE
2 13 (52.00%) EJB
2 13 (52.00%) JDBC
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 12 (48.00%) JPA
4 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (36.00%) Servlets
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) JMS
6 4 (16.00%) Java SE
7 1 (4.00%) Java EE
7 1 (4.00%) JRules
7 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Fintech
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (52.00%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (48.00%) Scrum
5 10 (40.00%) ETL
6 8 (32.00%) Analytics
6 8 (32.00%) B2B
6 8 (32.00%) B2C
6 8 (32.00%) Campaign Management
6 8 (32.00%) Coaching
6 8 (32.00%) Content Management
6 8 (32.00%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (32.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (32.00%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (32.00%) Web Analytics
6 8 (32.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) AWS Certification
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Informatica
3 9 (36.00%) Sybase
4 8 (32.00%) hybris
5 5 (20.00%) Pega
5 5 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: Competitive
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