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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank - 36 64
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 3.91% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.44% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 17
Average salary - £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
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
171 248 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 91.94% 88.26% 83.30%
Number of salaries quoted 136 172 383
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft