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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 75 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 24 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.01% 0.097% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.12% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 5
Average salary £23,000 £31,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.98% -14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £31,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
965 811 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.75% 78.28% 73.57%
Number of salaries quoted 804 740 652
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 9 £19,000 -
Bedford - 2 £28,750 - 1
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 36 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
3 22 (59.46%) Oracle
3 22 (59.46%) Degree
4 14 (37.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) QA
7 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) .NET
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.81%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.81%) C#
8 4 (10.81%) jQuery
8 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.81%) User Stories
9 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.70%) HTML
10 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.70%) IIS
10 1 (2.70%) ISEB
10 1 (2.70%) CSS
10 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
10 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (37.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Tester
2 21 (56.76%) Junior
2 21 (56.76%) Systems Tester
3 17 (45.95%) Junior Tester
4 9 (24.32%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Coordinator
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Test Coordinator
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
1 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.81%) UML
2 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
2 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
2 4 (10.81%) User Stories
3 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Degree
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) Oracle
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago