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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 140 154 131
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 30 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.84% 0.56% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.66% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 18
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% +0.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.03%
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
3189 2867 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.05% 84.03% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2549 2261 1870
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,000
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 6 March 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 37 (56.92%) SQL
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) ISEB
4 19 (29.23%) Finance
5 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
6 17 (26.15%) Project Management
7 15 (23.08%) .NET
7 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 14 (21.54%) Integration Testing
8 14 (21.54%) C#
8 14 (21.54%) Regression Testing
9 13 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 13 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 13 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
11 11 (16.92%) jQuery
11 11 (16.92%) Test Management
11 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
11 11 (16.92%) Scrum
11 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
12 10 (15.38%) RAD
12 10 (15.38%) CSS
12 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
12 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (15.38%) OWASP
13 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
13 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 8 (12.31%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
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 2008
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.31%) Hudson
2 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) Selenium
2 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
2 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Tester
4 9 (13.85%) Systems Tester
5 8 (12.31%) PHP Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Test Leader
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Test Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Specialist
9 2 (3.08%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) jQuery
3 10 (15.38%) CSS
4 8 (12.31%) Symfony
4 8 (12.31%) RESTful
5 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.69%) WCF
6 5 (7.69%) WPF
7 2 (3.08%) HTML
7 2 (3.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) Project Management
3 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 14 (21.54%) Integration Testing
4 14 (21.54%) Regression Testing
5 13 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 13 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Scrum
7 11 (16.92%) Test Management
7 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
8 10 (15.38%) OWASP
8 10 (15.38%) RAD
9 9 (13.85%) CRM
9 9 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.31%) TDD
11 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
12 4 (6.15%) Functional Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) C#
3 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) PHP
4 8 (12.31%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.69%) VB
5 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.69%) VB6
6 2 (3.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) ISEB
2 13 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (13.85%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) VCP4
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 8 (12.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Mitel
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