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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 131 144 150
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 43 35 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 0.93% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.08% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 6
Average salary £45,000 £34,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.38% +3.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.69%
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
3168 3246 2320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.12% 85.83% 82.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2495 2605 1856
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (76.62%) SQL
2 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.95%) ISEB
4 27 (35.06%) Integration Testing
5 26 (33.77%) Regression Testing
6 25 (32.47%) Compatibility Testing
7 23 (29.87%) Test Strategy
8 20 (25.97%) C#
8 20 (25.97%) Java
8 20 (25.97%) UNIX
9 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
9 17 (22.08%) Project Management
10 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
11 14 (18.18%) ISTQB
12 13 (16.88%) Automated Testing
12 13 (16.88%) PCI DSS
12 13 (16.88%) jQuery
12 13 (16.88%) CSS
12 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
13 12 (15.58%) Degree
13 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
13 12 (15.58%) Test Management
13 12 (15.58%) Finance
14 11 (14.29%) PL/SQL
14 11 (14.29%) Scrum
14 11 (14.29%) Windows
14 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 10 (12.99%) RAD
15 10 (12.99%) IIS
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (12.99%) IIS
2 8 (10.39%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) DHCP
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) CTI
2 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.30%) FTP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (10.39%) Selenium
3 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
3 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.39%) Hudson
3 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 12 (15.58%) Test Manager
4 11 (14.29%) Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) Tester
6 9 (11.69%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Systems Tester
7 8 (10.39%) PHP Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Applications Support
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Systems Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Support Specialist
11 3 (3.90%) Applications Support Specialist
11 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Applications Specialist
11 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
12 2 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
12 2 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) CSS
1 13 (16.88%) jQuery
2 9 (11.69%) .NET
3 8 (10.39%) RESTful
3 8 (10.39%) Symfony
4 5 (6.49%) HTML
4 5 (6.49%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.49%) Data Extraction
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) UNIX
2 11 (14.29%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) Integration Testing
3 26 (33.77%) Regression Testing
4 25 (32.47%) Compatibility Testing
5 23 (29.87%) Test Strategy
6 17 (22.08%) Project Management
7 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
8 13 (16.88%) Automated Testing
9 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
9 12 (15.58%) Test Management
10 11 (14.29%) Scrum
11 10 (12.99%) RAD
11 10 (12.99%) OWASP
12 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.39%) CRM
12 8 (10.39%) TDD
13 6 (7.79%) ITIL
13 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
13 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) SQL
2 20 (25.97%) C#
2 20 (25.97%) Java
3 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.39%) PHP
6 5 (6.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (51.95%) ISEB
2 14 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 12 (15.58%) Degree
4 10 (12.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) PCI DSS
2 10 (12.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle
3 8 (10.39%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Mitel
5 1 (1.30%) HP
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