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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 29 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.26% - 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% - 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £31,000 - £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.12% -  

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 107 174 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.45% 96.67% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 86 146 197
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

System Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
2 2 (28.57%) Domain Models
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

System Testing
Top Related 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 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Coordinator
1 5 (71.43%) Test Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Domain Models
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft