The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 72 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.29% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.50% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £33,500 £42,350 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.89% +41.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
System Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 798 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 87.11% 84.71% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 496 685 469
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Leicestershire

System Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 £33,500 -
System Testing
East Midlands

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) TestPartner
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) LLU
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Zend
3 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ADSL
1 1 (14.29%) PSTN
1 1 (14.29%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) TestPartner
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) BT
1 1 (14.29%) Zend