The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 95
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 1.12% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.22% 0.30%
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 £40,000 £40,000

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 564 823 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.16% 92.06% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 3450 4015
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing 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 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for System Testing in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Test Planning
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Power BI
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Report Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Domain Models
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft