The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 198 207 190
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 52 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 0.65% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.79% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 28
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
System Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6371 5704 4595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.08% 82.83% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5186 4318 3694
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

System Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
West Yorkshire +23 43 £40,000 +18.51% 7
South Yorkshire 0 4 £32,750 -40.45% 1
North Yorkshire -8 2 £30,000 -29.41%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the 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 51 (48.11%) SQL
2 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (35.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (32.08%) Test Scripting
5 32 (30.19%) Finance
6 31 (29.25%) Microsoft
7 30 (28.30%) ISEB
8 29 (27.36%) Integration Testing
9 27 (25.47%) Regression Testing
10 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
11 25 (23.58%) Scrum
12 24 (22.64%) Unit Testing
13 21 (19.81%) MS Excel
14 20 (18.87%) .NET
15 19 (17.92%) Project Management
16 17 (16.04%) ISTQB
17 15 (14.15%) Automated Testing
18 14 (13.21%) Software Testing
19 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (12.26%) RUP
19 13 (12.26%) T-SQL
19 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (12.26%) Selenium
19 13 (12.26%) Test Management
20 12 (11.32%) Compatibility Testing
20 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
20 12 (11.32%) C#
21 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
21 11 (10.38%) Windows

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the 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 9 (8.49%) Apache
2 8 (7.55%) IIS
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (19.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 6 (5.66%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.94%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) CTI
1 1 (0.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Selenium
2 10 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.55%) TeamCity
4 8 (7.55%) Hudson
5 7 (6.60%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (4.72%) JIRA
6 5 (4.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.77%) Toad
8 2 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.89%) Rational Robot
8 2 (1.89%) NUnit
8 2 (1.89%) OpenSTA
9 1 (0.94%) TestNG
9 1 (0.94%) Subversion
9 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.94%) JUnit
9 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (37.74%) Analyst
2 23 (21.70%) Developer
3 22 (20.75%) Business Analyst
4 20 (18.87%) Test Analyst
5 16 (15.09%) Tester
6 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (9.43%) Business Test Analyst
7 10 (9.43%) Systems Tester
8 9 (8.49%) Software Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Business Systems Analyst
9 8 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (7.55%) PHP Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Test Leader
10 7 (6.60%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.66%) Junior
11 6 (5.66%) Test Manager
11 6 (5.66%) Junior Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Junior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) .NET
2 11 (10.38%) jQuery
3 10 (9.43%) CSS
4 8 (7.55%) RESTful
4 8 (7.55%) Symfony
5 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.72%) WCF
6 5 (4.72%) WPF
7 2 (1.89%) LAMP
7 2 (1.89%) HTML
8 1 (0.94%) HTML5
8 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.94%) Ajax
8 1 (0.94%) Web Services
8 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.94%) User Experience
3 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) Linux
3 6 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (32.08%) Test Scripting
4 29 (27.36%) Integration Testing
5 27 (25.47%) Regression Testing
6 25 (23.58%) Scrum
7 24 (22.64%) Unit Testing
8 19 (17.92%) Project Management
9 15 (14.15%) Automated Testing
10 14 (13.21%) Software Testing
11 13 (12.26%) Test Management
11 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (12.26%) RUP
12 12 (11.32%) Compatibility Testing
12 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
13 11 (10.38%) TDD
14 10 (9.43%) RAD
14 10 (9.43%) OWASP
15 9 (8.49%) CRM
16 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.11%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) T-SQL
3 12 (11.32%) C#
4 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.49%) PHP
6 7 (6.60%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.60%) Java
7 6 (5.66%) VB
7 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.66%) VB6
8 1 (0.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) ISEB
2 17 (16.04%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (8.49%) Degree
5 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.89%) VCP4
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) QA
2 10 (9.43%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) PeopleSoft
3 7 (6.60%) SAP
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) Mitel
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp ( A Certa Company)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: Cira £30,000
Posted: 12 days ago