The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 165 169 162
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 46 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.89% 0.69% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.82% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 18
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
System Testing
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4447 3528 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.90% 83.66% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2803 2574
Average salary £40,375 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -6 39 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bradford - 3 £36,250 -
Huddersfield +3 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Halifax - 1 £37,500 -
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 42 (47.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (32.58%) SQL
2 29 (32.58%) Finance
3 28 (31.46%) Project Management
4 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
5 23 (25.84%) .NET
6 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
8 18 (20.22%) VB
8 18 (20.22%) VB.NET
8 18 (20.22%) VB6
9 16 (17.98%) ISEB
9 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
10 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
10 15 (16.85%) MS Office
10 15 (16.85%) C#
11 14 (15.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (15.73%) WCF
11 14 (15.73%) WPF
12 13 (14.61%) Oracle APEX
12 13 (14.61%) Oracle
12 13 (14.61%) PL/SQL
13 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
13 12 (13.48%) Scrum
13 12 (13.48%) JIRA
13 12 (13.48%) ISTQB
14 11 (12.36%) Information Security
14 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
14 11 (12.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (12.36%) SharePoint

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.99%) IIS
3 4 (4.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.12%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) CTI
1 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (13.48%) JIRA
3 11 (12.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (7.87%) Toad
5 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.62%) Selenium
7 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.37%) JUnit
8 3 (3.37%) Subversion
8 3 (3.37%) Capybara
8 3 (3.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.25%) TestNG
9 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) Systems Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Junior Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Junior
6 10 (11.24%) Business Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
7 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.99%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 7 (7.87%) Project Consultant
9 7 (7.87%) Test Leader
9 7 (7.87%) Consultant
9 7 (7.87%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.74%) Tester
10 6 (6.74%) Junior Oracle Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Junior .NET Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.84%) .NET
2 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
3 14 (15.73%) WCF
3 14 (15.73%) WPF
4 2 (2.25%) LAMP
5 1 (1.12%) jQuery
5 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (31.46%) Project Management
3 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.48%) Scrum
6 11 (12.36%) Information Security
6 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Integration Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.11%) CRM
9 7 (7.87%) Test Management
10 6 (6.74%) Compatibility Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.62%) OWASP
11 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.62%) RAD
11 5 (5.62%) RUP
11 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) SQL
2 18 (20.22%) VB
2 18 (20.22%) VB.NET
2 18 (20.22%) VB6
3 15 (16.85%) C#
4 13 (14.61%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.37%) Java
7 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) ISEB
2 14 (15.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (13.48%) ISTQB
4 8 (8.99%) Degree
5 5 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle
3 9 (10.11%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) Mitel
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago