The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 171 176 136
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 5 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.081% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.085% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 7
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £34,125 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
Systems Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3606 3550 2696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.49% 96.39% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2900 2844 2178
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the Leeds region.

Systems Tester Salary Trend in Leeds

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) RAD
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) Project Management
3 10 (83.33%) Test Management
3 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (83.33%) Test Strategy
4 9 (75.00%) System Testing
4 9 (75.00%) PCI DSS
4 9 (75.00%) OWASP
4 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (75.00%) Client/Server
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) Test Management
2 10 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 10 (83.33%) RAD
2 10 (83.33%) Project Management
3 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (75.00%) System Testing
3 9 (75.00%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix