The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 139 153 137
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 39 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.12% 1.09% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 10
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £32,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
System Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3125 3196 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.54% 86.82% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2456 2494 1654
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

System Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Leeds region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 72 (81.82%) SQL
2 51 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (56.82%) ISEB
4 48 (54.55%) SDLC
5 45 (51.14%) Integration Testing
6 43 (48.86%) Regression Testing
7 40 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
7 40 (45.45%) Test Strategy
8 38 (43.18%) C#
8 38 (43.18%) Java
8 38 (43.18%) UNIX
8 38 (43.18%) Compatibility Testing
9 17 (19.32%) PL/SQL
10 16 (18.18%) Oracle
10 16 (18.18%) Test Management
11 15 (17.05%) Project Management
12 12 (13.64%) .NET
12 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (13.64%) ISTQB
12 12 (13.64%) Degree
12 12 (13.64%) Finance
13 11 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
14 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (11.36%) Scrum
14 10 (11.36%) RAD
14 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
14 10 (11.36%) Client/Server
14 10 (11.36%) Microsoft

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (3.41%) IIS
1 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) FTP
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) DNS
3 3 (3.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.14%) CTI
4 1 (1.14%) MPLS
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.14%) VLAN
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) ADSL
4 1 (1.14%) ISDN
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.68%) JIRA
4 2 (2.27%) Hudson
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) Selenium
4 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Test Manager
2 19 (21.59%) Test Leader
3 13 (14.77%) Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Tester
4 10 (11.36%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Systems Tester
5 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Systems Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.27%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) .NET
2 7 (7.95%) CSS
2 7 (7.95%) jQuery
3 5 (5.68%) XML
3 5 (5.68%) HTML
4 4 (4.55%) DOM
5 2 (2.27%) Symfony
5 2 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.68%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.41%) Replication
3 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) IVR
4 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.18%) UNIX
2 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (54.55%) SDLC
3 45 (51.14%) Integration Testing
4 43 (48.86%) Regression Testing
5 40 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 40 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
6 38 (43.18%) Compatibility Testing
7 16 (18.18%) Test Management
8 15 (17.05%) Project Management
9 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (11.36%) RAD
10 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
10 10 (11.36%) Scrum
11 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 8 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.68%) Data Management
13 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
13 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
13 5 (5.68%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 72 (81.82%) SQL
2 38 (43.18%) C#
2 38 (43.18%) Java
3 17 (19.32%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) Tcl
6 2 (2.27%) PHP
6 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.14%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (56.82%) ISEB
2 12 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 12 (13.64%) Degree
3 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.14%) CCNA
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.14%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
1 8 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Oracle
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Avaya
5 1 (1.14%) Remedy
5 1 (1.14%) Verint
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum circa + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago