The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank - 56 60
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.80% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.99% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
428 304 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 80.60% 81.50% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 367 261 284
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
Leicestershire

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

System Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Leicester region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Leicester

System Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (62.50%) TestPartner
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Informatica
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (62.50%) TestPartner
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica