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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 176 171 159
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 34 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.71% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.68% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
4163 3541 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.62% 82.73% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3312 2771 2707
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 28 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bradford - 6 £37,500 - 1
Huddersfield +6 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 19 December 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 41 (47.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 31 (36.05%) Finance
3 30 (34.88%) SQL
4 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
5 25 (29.07%) Project Management
5 25 (29.07%) .NET
6 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
8 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
8 18 (20.93%) VB
8 18 (20.93%) VB.NET
8 18 (20.93%) VB6
9 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
9 16 (18.60%) ISEB
10 15 (17.44%) C#
11 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.28%) Scrum
11 14 (16.28%) WCF
11 14 (16.28%) WPF
12 13 (15.12%) Oracle APEX
12 13 (15.12%) Regression Testing
12 13 (15.12%) Oracle
12 13 (15.12%) MS Office
12 13 (15.12%) PL/SQL
13 12 (13.95%) Integration Testing
13 12 (13.95%) PRINCE2
13 12 (13.95%) ISTQB
14 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
14 11 (12.79%) VSS/SourceSafe

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.30%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) CTI
1 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (12.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (11.63%) JIRA
4 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (8.14%) Toad
6 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.49%) Selenium
7 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.33%) TestNG
8 2 (2.33%) JUnit
8 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.16%) Subversion
9 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.16%) Capybara
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Systems Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Junior Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Junior
5 12 (13.95%) Business Analyst
6 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.47%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Tester
7 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 7 (8.14%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Systems Tester
9 6 (6.98%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Junior Oracle Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Junior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) .NET
2 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.28%) WCF
3 14 (16.28%) WPF
4 2 (2.33%) LAMP
5 1 (1.16%) jQuery
5 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.16%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (29.07%) Project Management
3 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
5 14 (16.28%) Scrum
6 13 (15.12%) Regression Testing
7 12 (13.95%) PRINCE2
7 12 (13.95%) Integration Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Information Security
9 9 (10.47%) CRM
9 9 (10.47%) Test Management
10 8 (9.30%) Test Strategy
11 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.14%) OWASP
11 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
11 7 (8.14%) RAD
12 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.98%) Compatibility Testing
13 5 (5.81%) RUP
13 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) SQL
2 18 (20.93%) VB
2 18 (20.93%) VB.NET
2 18 (20.93%) VB6
3 15 (17.44%) C#
4 13 (15.12%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) ISEB
2 12 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (9.30%) Degree
5 7 (8.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.16%) Mitel
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago