The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 45 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.57% 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £28,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
System Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 270 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.03% 85.99% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 218 242 245
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

System Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Bedford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) SaaS
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) NUnit
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Selenium
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago