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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 163 179 156
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 47 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.95% 0.44% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.53% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 18
Average salary £40,000 £32,875 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.67% -0.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.95%
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
4305 3795 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.08% 83.01% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 2991 2454
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +7 30 £40,000 +20.30% 9
Bradford - 12 £40,000 -
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 54 (61.36%) SQL
2 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 30 (34.09%) Finance
5 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
5 29 (32.95%) ISEB
5 29 (32.95%) Integration Testing
6 28 (31.82%) Regression Testing
7 26 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (28.41%) Scrum
8 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
9 23 (26.14%) Unit Testing
10 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
11 18 (20.45%) Project Management
12 17 (19.32%) .NET
13 15 (17.05%) ISTQB
13 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
14 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
14 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (15.91%) T-SQL
14 14 (15.91%) C#
14 14 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (15.91%) RUP
15 13 (14.77%) Compatibility Testing
16 11 (12.50%) Windows
16 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 11 (12.50%) jQuery
16 11 (12.50%) Test Management
16 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (9.09%) IIS
1 8 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) CTI
1 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Selenium
1 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.09%) Hudson
2 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.41%) Toad
5 2 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.27%) Rational Robot
5 2 (2.27%) OpenSTA
General
1 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Analyst
2 22 (25.00%) Developer
3 19 (21.59%) Test Analyst
4 18 (20.45%) Business Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 12 (13.64%) Tester
7 10 (11.36%) Business Test Analyst
8 9 (10.23%) Systems Tester
9 8 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (9.09%) PHP Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.82%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (6.82%) Test Manager
10 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Systems Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) .NET
2 11 (12.50%) jQuery
3 10 (11.36%) CSS
4 8 (9.09%) Symfony
4 8 (9.09%) RESTful
5 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.68%) WCF
6 5 (5.68%) WPF
7 2 (2.27%) HTML
7 2 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Linux
2 8 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 29 (32.95%) Integration Testing
4 28 (31.82%) Regression Testing
5 26 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (28.41%) Scrum
7 23 (26.14%) Unit Testing
8 18 (20.45%) Project Management
9 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
10 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (15.91%) RUP
10 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
11 13 (14.77%) Compatibility Testing
12 11 (12.50%) Test Management
12 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
13 10 (11.36%) OWASP
13 10 (11.36%) RAD
14 9 (10.23%) CRM
15 8 (9.09%) TDD
16 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (61.36%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) T-SQL
2 14 (15.91%) C#
3 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.09%) PHP
4 8 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.09%) Java
5 5 (5.68%) VB
5 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.68%) VB6
6 2 (2.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) ISEB
2 15 (17.05%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (10.23%) Degree
5 4 (4.55%) VCP4
6 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 8 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) PeopleSoft
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: Cira £30,000
Posted: 16 days ago