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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 142 158 169
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 57 55 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.29% 1.11% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,125 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +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
3822 4253 3037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.75% 85.75% 82.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 3455 2368
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 May 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 +29 53 £45,000 +34.32% 4
Bradford -22 2 £34,000 -2.85%
System Testing
Yorkshire

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (85.15%) SQL
2 65 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (55.45%) Integration Testing
4 52 (51.49%) Regression Testing
5 49 (48.51%) ISEB
6 48 (47.52%) SDLC
7 35 (34.65%) System Integration Testing
8 34 (33.66%) Test Strategy
9 33 (32.67%) Compatibility Testing
10 32 (31.68%) C#
10 32 (31.68%) Java
10 32 (31.68%) UNIX
11 27 (26.73%) Test Scripting
12 24 (23.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
14 22 (21.78%) Unit Testing
15 21 (20.79%) Finance
15 21 (20.79%) Scrum
16 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
17 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
17 15 (14.85%) Degree
17 15 (14.85%) QA
17 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
17 15 (14.85%) PL/SQL
17 15 (14.85%) RUP
17 15 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (13.86%) Oracle
19 13 (12.87%) jQuery

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (7.92%) Apache
2 3 (2.97%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) FTP
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
1 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) DNS
2 3 (2.97%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle APEX
1 10 (9.90%) Selenium
2 8 (7.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
2 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.92%) Hudson
3 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) OpenSTA
5 2 (1.98%) Rational Robot
5 2 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) Analyst
2 23 (22.77%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.79%) Test Manager
4 17 (16.83%) Test Leader
4 17 (16.83%) Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Business Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Business Test Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (7.92%) PHP Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Tester
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Systems Tester
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Applications Manager
11 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) jQuery
1 13 (12.87%) CSS
2 10 (9.90%) .NET
3 8 (7.92%) Symfony
3 8 (7.92%) RESTful
4 5 (4.95%) XML
4 5 (4.95%) HTML
5 4 (3.96%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Client/Server
1 5 (4.95%) Data Extraction
2 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) Replication
4 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.68%) UNIX
2 8 (7.92%) Linux
3 5 (4.95%) Windows
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (55.45%) Integration Testing
3 52 (51.49%) Regression Testing
4 48 (47.52%) SDLC
5 35 (34.65%) System Integration Testing
6 34 (33.66%) Test Strategy
7 33 (32.67%) Compatibility Testing
8 27 (26.73%) Test Scripting
9 24 (23.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (21.78%) Unit Testing
11 21 (20.79%) Scrum
12 15 (14.85%) RUP
12 15 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (11.88%) Project Management
14 11 (10.89%) Automated Testing
15 10 (9.90%) Test Management
16 9 (8.91%) Software Testing
16 9 (8.91%) Mentoring
17 8 (7.92%) Coaching
17 8 (7.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 86 (85.15%) SQL
2 32 (31.68%) C#
2 32 (31.68%) Java
3 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
3 15 (14.85%) PL/SQL
4 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) PHP
6 5 (4.95%) Tcl
7 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (48.51%) ISEB
2 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
2 15 (14.85%) Degree
3 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) QA
2 8 (7.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 3 (2.97%) VMware
4 2 (1.98%) HP
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