The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 144 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 40 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% 0.43% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.52% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 14
Average salary £33,500 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.54% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3093 2108 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.53% 83.12% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 1575 1662
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 36 (46.15%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) ISEB
3 21 (26.92%) Project Management
4 19 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 18 (23.08%) Selenium
6 17 (21.79%) Finance
6 17 (21.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (21.79%) Test Scripting
7 16 (20.51%) .NET
7 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.23%) C#
9 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.82%) VB
10 10 (12.82%) VB.NET
10 10 (12.82%) Load Testing
10 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
10 10 (12.82%) VB6
10 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
10 10 (12.82%) Cucumber
10 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
10 10 (12.82%) Automation Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Capybara
11 9 (11.54%) Subversion
12 8 (10.26%) QA
12 8 (10.26%) WPF
12 8 (10.26%) Scrum
13 7 (8.97%) WCF

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Selenium
2 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.82%) Cucumber
2 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.54%) Capybara
3 9 (11.54%) Subversion
4 6 (7.69%) JUnit
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.85%) JIRA
8 2 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.28%) TestNG
9 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Analyst
3 16 (20.51%) Test Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Consultant
4 14 (17.95%) Project Consultant
5 10 (12.82%) Test Manager
6 9 (11.54%) Lead Test Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 9 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.97%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.13%) Tester
10 4 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.26%) WPF
4 7 (8.97%) WCF
5 3 (3.85%) HTML
6 2 (2.56%) CSS
6 2 (2.56%) ADO
6 2 (2.56%) Ajax
7 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.28%) SOAP
7 1 (1.28%) Web Services
7 1 (1.28%) LAMP
7 1 (1.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.28%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.85%) W3C
2 3 (3.85%) iSeries
3 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) PDA
4 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Project Management
2 19 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 17 (21.79%) Test Scripting
5 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.82%) Load Testing
6 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.82%) Automation Testing
7 8 (10.26%) Scrum
8 7 (8.97%) Stress Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Web Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.69%) OO
9 6 (7.69%) CRM
10 5 (6.41%) UML
11 4 (5.13%) Test Strategy
12 3 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) C#
3 10 (12.82%) VB
3 10 (12.82%) VB.NET
3 10 (12.82%) VB6
4 6 (7.69%) Java
4 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) ISEB
2 17 (21.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Capita
2 3 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.28%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago