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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 42 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.94% 2.07% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 2.37% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 4
Average salary £29,750 £34,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £34,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
254 338 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.01% 87.56% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 208 292 215
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £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 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) NUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) EPoS
4 1 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Testing Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MatsSoft Limited
Salary: 20 days holiday Annual bonus after being at the company 12 months base
Posted: 21 days ago