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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 147 151 123
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 36 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 0.25% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.31% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 19
Average salary £33,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.82%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3177 2252 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.87% 80.89% 78.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2548 1801 1615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
3 19 (37.25%) ISEB
4 13 (25.49%) Automation Testing
5 11 (21.57%) .NET
5 11 (21.57%) Oracle
6 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Load Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Selenium
6 9 (17.65%) Project Management
7 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.69%) Stress Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Web Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
7 8 (15.69%) QA
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.73%) Java
8 7 (13.73%) Finance
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.76%) PHP
9 6 (11.76%) Banking
10 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (9.80%) C#
10 5 (9.80%) UNIX
10 5 (9.80%) Solaris
10 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.80%) UML
10 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Tester
4 10 (19.61%) Lead Test Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Functional Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Manual Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Project Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) Ajax
6 1 (1.96%) WCF
6 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) W3C
3 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
2 5 (9.80%) Solaris
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
2 13 (25.49%) Automation Testing
3 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (17.65%) Load Testing
3 9 (17.65%) Project Management
4 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.69%) Stress Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Web Testing
5 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.76%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) UML
7 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
9 3 (5.88%) CRM
9 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) PHP
4 5 (9.80%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) VB6
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Capita
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
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