The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 179 - 170
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 34 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.71% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
Systems Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4628 4770 3405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.22% 96.89% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3705 3801 2620
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the West Yorkshire region.

Systems Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Systems Tester
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Systems Tester
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 Systems Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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 - 19 £35,000 -
Bradford - 10 £30,000 -
Halifax - 3 £32,500 -
Systems Tester
Yorkshire

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 32 (84.21%) SQL
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) Test Scripting
4 19 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (50.00%) Scrum
5 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
7 15 (39.47%) .NET
7 15 (39.47%) RAD
7 15 (39.47%) ISEB
7 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
8 14 (36.84%) Automated Testing
8 14 (36.84%) QlikView
8 14 (36.84%) Test Management
8 14 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (36.84%) Cognos
9 13 (34.21%) QA
9 13 (34.21%) Software Testing
10 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
11 11 (28.95%) System Testing
11 11 (28.95%) SDLC
12 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
12 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
13 8 (21.05%) Finance
13 8 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
15 6 (15.79%) Project Management
15 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
1 14 (36.84%) QlikView
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Test Scripting
3 19 (50.00%) Scrum
4 15 (39.47%) RAD
5 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 14 (36.84%) Test Management
6 13 (34.21%) Software Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
8 11 (28.95%) System Testing
8 11 (28.95%) SDLC
9 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
10 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
11 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Project Management
12 5 (13.16%) OWASP
13 3 (7.89%) V-Model
13 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (7.89%) ERP
13 3 (7.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) ISEB
1 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) QA
2 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) Cognos
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix