The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 45
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 0.48% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.55% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 181 264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 93.60% 87.02% 93.95%
Number of salaries quoted 111 160 202
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing 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 in Bedford.

Salary trend for System Testing in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
1 2 (66.67%) Domain Models
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

System Testing
Co-occurring 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 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Domain Models
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft