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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 158 - 143
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 20 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -4.83%
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
3340 3562 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.37% 96.58% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2658 2747 1916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) Test Scripting
3 19 (86.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (86.36%) Scrum
3 19 (86.36%) MS Excel
3 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (81.82%) SQL
5 16 (72.73%) RAD
6 15 (68.18%) .NET
7 13 (59.09%) ISEB
7 13 (59.09%) ISTQB
7 13 (59.09%) Test Management
8 12 (54.55%) QA
9 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (50.00%) Client/Server
10 10 (45.45%) System Testing
10 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
11 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (31.82%) SDLC
12 6 (27.27%) Finance
13 5 (22.73%) Project Management
13 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
13 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
13 5 (22.73%) OWASP
13 5 (22.73%) Selenium
14 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
14 3 (13.64%) V-Model
14 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
14 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (86.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) Selenium
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) Test Scripting
3 19 (86.36%) Scrum
4 16 (72.73%) RAD
5 13 (59.09%) Test Management
6 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (45.45%) System Testing
7 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
8 7 (31.82%) SDLC
9 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
9 5 (22.73%) OWASP
9 5 (22.73%) Project Management
10 3 (13.64%) ERP
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
10 3 (13.64%) V-Model
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) ISEB
1 13 (59.09%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
2 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix