The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 163 157 153
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 50 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.40% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 22
Average salary £33,500 £28,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4038 2971 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.93% 83.38% 79.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3205 2253 2348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

System Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

System Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Leeds -5 40 £33,500 +17.54% 6
Bradford +1 3 £36,250 +29.46%
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 46 (47.92%) SQL
2 31 (32.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (27.08%) Test Scripting
4 25 (26.04%) Project Management
4 25 (26.04%) ISEB
5 23 (23.96%) Finance
6 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (20.83%) PRINCE2
8 18 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (17.71%) .NET
9 17 (17.71%) Selenium
10 16 (16.67%) C#
10 16 (16.67%) Scrum
11 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (11.46%) VB6
14 11 (11.46%) ISTQB
14 11 (11.46%) VB
14 11 (11.46%) VB.NET
14 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
15 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
15 10 (10.42%) Git (software)
15 10 (10.42%) Cucumber
15 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
16 9 (9.38%) MS Office
16 9 (9.38%) UML
16 9 (9.38%) Subversion

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (5.21%) Confluence
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Office
2 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.13%) SAP HR
2 3 (3.13%) SAP Travel Management
2 3 (3.13%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Selenium
2 10 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.42%) Cucumber
2 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.38%) Subversion
3 9 (9.38%) Capybara
4 8 (8.33%) JUnit
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (5.21%) JIRA
6 4 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.04%) TestNG
9 1 (1.04%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.04%) Banking
2 1 (1.04%) Retail
2 1 (1.04%) Legal
2 1 (1.04%) Advertising
2 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (31.25%) Analyst
2 28 (29.17%) Developer
3 22 (22.92%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Consultant
4 15 (15.63%) Project Consultant
5 10 (10.42%) Test Manager
6 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Test Leader
7 8 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Tester
9 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.38%) WPF
4 8 (8.33%) WCF
5 3 (3.13%) HTML
5 3 (3.13%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (2.08%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (2.08%) Spring
6 2 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.08%) Ajax
6 2 (2.08%) ADO
6 2 (2.08%) XML
6 2 (2.08%) EJB
6 2 (2.08%) CSS
6 2 (2.08%) JDBC
6 2 (2.08%) Servlets
6 2 (2.08%) SOAP
6 2 (2.08%) Struts
7 1 (1.04%) Web Services
7 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.13%) W3C
3 3 (3.13%) iSeries
4 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.04%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (27.08%) Test Scripting
3 25 (26.04%) Project Management
4 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 16 (16.67%) Scrum
7 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.38%) UML
10 9 (9.38%) Automation Testing
10 9 (9.38%) Load Testing
11 8 (8.33%) RUP
12 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.25%) Stress Testing
13 6 (6.25%) Web Testing
13 6 (6.25%) Regression Testing
13 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.92%) SQL
2 16 (16.67%) C#
3 11 (11.46%) VB6
3 11 (11.46%) VB
3 11 (11.46%) VB.NET
4 8 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.33%) Java
5 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (26.04%) ISEB
2 18 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (11.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) IBM
4 3 (3.13%) Capita
5 2 (2.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago