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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 50 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 6 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.49% 0.71% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.87% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 12
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
313 460 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.48% 81.85% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 247 353 277
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Firmware
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) NetWeaver
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TestPartner
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Degree

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (22.22%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP