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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 162 160 168
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 45 51 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 1.05% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.22% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 10
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,625 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
4216 4170 2966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.22% 85.56% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3350 3320 2250
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 41 £45,000 +34.32% 5
Bradford -25 3 £34,000 -2.85%
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 82 (81.19%) SQL
2 62 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (54.46%) Integration Testing
4 52 (51.49%) ISEB
5 51 (50.50%) Regression Testing
6 49 (48.51%) SDLC
7 41 (40.59%) Test Strategy
8 40 (39.60%) System Integration Testing
9 38 (37.62%) Compatibility Testing
9 38 (37.62%) C#
9 38 (37.62%) Java
9 38 (37.62%) UNIX
10 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
10 20 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (18.81%) Scrum
11 19 (18.81%) Test Scripting
12 17 (16.83%) Test Management
12 17 (16.83%) PL/SQL
13 16 (15.84%) .NET
13 16 (15.84%) Oracle
13 16 (15.84%) Project Management
13 16 (15.84%) Finance
14 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
15 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
16 12 (11.88%) Degree
17 11 (10.89%) Oracle APEX
17 11 (10.89%) RAD
17 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database
18 10 (9.90%) SQL Server

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (2.97%) IIS
1 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) FTP
2 4 (3.96%) HTTP
3 3 (2.97%) DNS
3 3 (2.97%) DHCP
4 1 (0.99%) CTI
4 1 (0.99%) MPLS
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.99%) VLAN
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) ADSL
4 1 (0.99%) ISDN
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle APEX
1 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.95%) JIRA
3 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.98%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.98%) Rational Robot
4 2 (1.98%) OpenSTA
4 2 (1.98%) Hudson
4 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Test Manager
2 19 (18.81%) Test Leader
3 15 (14.85%) Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Tester
5 13 (12.87%) Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Test Analyst
6 11 (10.89%) Systems Tester
7 10 (9.90%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Systems Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Applications Manager
11 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
12 2 (1.98%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) .NET
2 7 (6.93%) CSS
2 7 (6.93%) jQuery
3 5 (4.95%) XML
3 5 (4.95%) HTML
4 4 (3.96%) DOM
5 2 (1.98%) Symfony
5 2 (1.98%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.95%) Data Extraction
3 3 (2.97%) Replication
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) IVR
5 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) UNIX
2 5 (4.95%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (54.46%) Integration Testing
3 51 (50.50%) Regression Testing
4 49 (48.51%) SDLC
5 41 (40.59%) Test Strategy
6 40 (39.60%) System Integration Testing
7 38 (37.62%) Compatibility Testing
8 20 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (18.81%) Test Scripting
9 19 (18.81%) Scrum
10 17 (16.83%) Test Management
11 16 (15.84%) Project Management
12 11 (10.89%) RAD
13 10 (9.90%) Automated Testing
14 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
14 9 (8.91%) Coaching
15 8 (7.92%) Software Testing
15 8 (7.92%) RUP
15 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
15 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 82 (81.19%) SQL
2 38 (37.62%) C#
2 38 (37.62%) Java
3 17 (16.83%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.92%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.95%) Tcl
7 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.98%) PHP
9 1 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (51.49%) ISEB
2 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.88%) Degree
4 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) QA
2 8 (7.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.84%) Oracle
3 3 (2.97%) VMware
4 2 (1.98%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Avaya
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) Verint
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum circa + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago