The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 80 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.98% 0.19% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.24% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 8
Average salary £22,000 £30,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,250 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 821 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.81% 76.66% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 774 748 602
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

System Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 10 £19,000 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 22 (55.00%) Oracle
3 22 (55.00%) Degree
4 14 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (25.00%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (22.50%) C#
6 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
6 9 (22.50%) UML
6 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
6 9 (22.50%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (22.50%) Project Planning
6 9 (22.50%) jQuery
6 9 (22.50%) User Stories
7 6 (15.00%) SQL
8 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.00%) QA
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) HTML
9 1 (2.50%) IIS
9 1 (2.50%) CSS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Tester
2 21 (52.50%) Junior
2 21 (52.50%) Systems Tester
3 17 (42.50%) Junior Tester
4 13 (32.50%) Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Business Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Coordinator
6 4 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Business Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
1 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (22.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) UML
1 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
1 9 (22.50%) Project Planning
1 9 (22.50%) User Stories
2 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (55.00%) Oracle