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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 131 141 144
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 50 47 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.51% 1.28% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 8
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% +22.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £31,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
2933 3199 2152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.32% 87.14% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2536 1671
Average salary £43,802 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 June 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 78 (85.71%) SQL
2 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (59.34%) ISEB
4 53 (58.24%) SDLC
5 46 (50.55%) Integration Testing
6 44 (48.35%) Regression Testing
7 41 (45.05%) Test Strategy
7 41 (45.05%) System Integration Testing
8 39 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
9 38 (41.76%) C#
9 38 (41.76%) Java
9 38 (41.76%) UNIX
10 16 (17.58%) Test Management
11 15 (16.48%) ISTQB
11 15 (16.48%) PL/SQL
12 14 (15.38%) Oracle
12 14 (15.38%) Project Management
12 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 14 (15.38%) Degree
13 12 (13.19%) QA
14 11 (12.09%) jQuery
14 11 (12.09%) Finance
14 11 (12.09%) CSS
14 11 (12.09%) .NET
14 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
15 10 (10.99%) RAD
15 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
15 10 (10.99%) Client/Server
15 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
15 10 (10.99%) Scrum

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (6.59%) Apache
2 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) FTP
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
1 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.30%) DNS
2 3 (3.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle APEX
1 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.59%) Hudson
2 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
2 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
2 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 19 (20.88%) Test Leader
3 15 (16.48%) Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Tester
4 10 (10.99%) Systems Tester
5 9 (9.89%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.59%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Applications Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Web Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) .NET
1 11 (12.09%) CSS
1 11 (12.09%) jQuery
2 6 (6.59%) RESTful
2 6 (6.59%) Symfony
3 5 (5.49%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) XML
4 4 (4.40%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.49%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.30%) Replication
3 3 (3.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.76%) UNIX
2 6 (6.59%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (58.24%) SDLC
3 46 (50.55%) Integration Testing
4 44 (48.35%) Regression Testing
5 41 (45.05%) Test Strategy
5 41 (45.05%) System Integration Testing
6 39 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
7 16 (17.58%) Test Management
8 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 14 (15.38%) Project Management
9 10 (10.99%) RAD
9 10 (10.99%) Scrum
9 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (9.89%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.79%) Software Testing
12 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.59%) TDD
13 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.59%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 78 (85.71%) SQL
2 38 (41.76%) C#
2 38 (41.76%) Java
3 15 (16.48%) PL/SQL
4 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.59%) PHP
6 5 (5.49%) Tcl
7 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (59.34%) ISEB
2 15 (16.48%) ISTQB
3 14 (15.38%) Degree
4 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) QA
2 9 (9.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) VMware
4 2 (2.20%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£47,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago