The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Testing
Rank 53 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.25% - 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% - 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £33,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
System Testing
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
374 405 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 92.12% 87.28% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 297 346 287
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,202 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TestPartner
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) TestPartner
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Testing Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA