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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 139 159 129
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 32 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.93% 0.37% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.45% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 22
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
3069 2696 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.80% 82.85% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2075 2078
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 26 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) Project Management
4 21 (32.31%) ISEB
4 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
6 17 (26.15%) .NET
7 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
8 15 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (23.08%) ISTQB
9 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.46%) Scrum
10 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
10 12 (18.46%) Test Management
10 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
11 11 (16.92%) Degree
12 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (15.38%) OWASP
12 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
12 10 (15.38%) RAD
13 9 (13.85%) CRM
13 9 (13.85%) Client/Server
13 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
13 9 (13.85%) Windows
13 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.85%) PeopleSoft
13 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (12.31%) IIS
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) CTI
1 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.77%) Selenium
2 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.23%) TeamCity
3 6 (9.23%) Hudson
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) TestNG
5 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Tester
4 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.85%) Systems Tester
5 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Junior
9 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.77%) jQuery
3 7 (10.77%) WCF
3 7 (10.77%) WPF
4 6 (9.23%) RESTful
4 6 (9.23%) Symfony
4 6 (9.23%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) LAMP
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Project Management
2 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
4 15 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Scrum
5 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Test Management
5 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
6 10 (15.38%) OWASP
6 10 (15.38%) RAD
7 9 (13.85%) CRM
7 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
9 7 (10.77%) TDD
9 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) C#
3 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.77%) VB
3 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
3 7 (10.77%) VB6
4 6 (9.23%) PHP
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) ISEB
2 15 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 11 (16.92%) Degree
4 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £25.2k per year
Posted: 23 days ago