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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 24 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.15% 1.94% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 2.03% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%

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
109 197 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 80.15% 95.63% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 93 186 218
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £69,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 Bedford region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Coordinator
1 5 (71.43%) Test Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft