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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 164 173 163
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 46 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.97% 0.93% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.10% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 13
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £43,650 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
4236 4200 3154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.27% 84.69% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3385 3258 2462
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Leeds +14 39 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Bradford -16 3 £35,000 -
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 74 (72.55%) SQL
2 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (50.00%) ISEB
4 45 (44.12%) Test Strategy
5 43 (42.16%) SDLC
6 42 (41.18%) Integration Testing
7 40 (39.22%) Regression Testing
8 34 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
9 32 (31.37%) C#
10 30 (29.41%) Java
10 30 (29.41%) UNIX
10 30 (29.41%) Compatibility Testing
11 25 (24.51%) ISTQB
11 25 (24.51%) Project Management
12 24 (23.53%) .NET
12 24 (23.53%) Finance
13 21 (20.59%) Oracle
14 20 (19.61%) Test Management
15 18 (17.65%) Test Scripting
16 17 (16.67%) Scrum
17 16 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
18 14 (13.73%) PL/SQL
18 14 (13.73%) RAD
18 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (12.75%) QA
20 12 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
21 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
21 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
22 10 (9.80%) Client/Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (3.92%) SAS
2 3 (2.94%) IIS
2 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.92%) FTP
2 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) DNS
3 3 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (0.98%) CTI
4 1 (0.98%) MPLS
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.98%) VLAN
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.98%) ADSL
4 1 (0.98%) ISDN
4 1 (0.98%) LAN
4 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.90%) JIRA
4 4 (3.92%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Test Leader
2 22 (21.57%) Test Manager
3 19 (18.63%) Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Tester
5 11 (10.78%) Test Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Systems Tester
6 8 (7.84%) Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Test Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Applications Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Project Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (1.96%) Senior Test Analyst
12 2 (1.96%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) .NET
2 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.90%) CSS
3 5 (4.90%) XML
4 4 (3.92%) DOM
4 4 (3.92%) SOAP
5 3 (2.94%) HTML
5 3 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (0.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.94%) Replication
2 3 (2.94%) Clustering
2 3 (2.94%) Data Extraction
2 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.98%) IVR
3 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) UNIX
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.12%) Test Strategy
3 43 (42.16%) SDLC
4 42 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 40 (39.22%) Regression Testing
6 34 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 30 (29.41%) Compatibility Testing
8 25 (24.51%) Project Management
9 20 (19.61%) Test Management
10 18 (17.65%) Test Scripting
11 17 (16.67%) Scrum
12 16 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (13.73%) RAD
14 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
15 9 (8.82%) Software Testing
16 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2
16 8 (7.84%) Software Delivery
17 7 (6.86%) Coaching
18 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
19 5 (4.90%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 74 (72.55%) SQL
2 32 (31.37%) C#
3 30 (29.41%) Java
4 14 (13.73%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.84%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.94%) Tcl
9 1 (0.98%) VB6
9 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (50.00%) ISEB
2 25 (24.51%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.80%) Degree
4 9 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.98%) CCNA
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.98%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.98%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) QA
2 8 (7.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Oracle
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) Avaya
5 1 (0.98%) Remedy
5 1 (0.98%) Verint
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco
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