The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 91 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% 1.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.49% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £56,500 £19,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+197.36% -39.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £19,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,300 £31,000 £33,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
System Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
949 938 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.19% 80.17% 78.21%
Number of salaries quoted 812 821 766
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Bedford - 3 £33,000 -
Luton -6 1 £80,000 +321.05%
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) User Stories
3 8 (53.33%) SaaS
4 5 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) NUnit
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) SMS
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.67%) CSS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Internet Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) UX Design
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft