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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 54 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.64% - 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £28,750 - £35,250
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 - £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 - £36,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
270 247 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.54% 87.28% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 248 244 170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) QA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft