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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 57 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.60% 1.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 2.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
279 349 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.04% 89.03% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 259 281 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft