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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 187 199 190
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 62 62 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.93% 0.87% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.05% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 25
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
5903 5924 4510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.49% 82.83% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4829 4598 3547
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 46 £35,000 +6.06% 4
North Yorkshire - 4 £29,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -11 1 - - 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 78 (60.94%) SQL
2 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (40.63%) ISEB
4 45 (35.16%) Test Strategy
5 44 (34.38%) Integration Testing
6 43 (33.59%) SDLC
7 42 (32.81%) Finance
8 41 (32.03%) Regression Testing
8 41 (32.03%) Project Management
9 37 (28.91%) System Integration Testing
10 33 (25.78%) C#
11 30 (23.44%) Java
11 30 (23.44%) UNIX
11 30 (23.44%) Scrum
11 30 (23.44%) Compatibility Testing
12 26 (20.31%) .NET
13 25 (19.53%) ISTQB
14 21 (16.41%) Oracle
14 21 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (16.41%) Test Management
15 20 (15.63%) PRINCE2
16 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
16 19 (14.84%) Test Scripting
17 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
18 14 (10.94%) QA
18 14 (10.94%) RAD
18 14 (10.94%) PL/SQL
18 14 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
19 13 (10.16%) Retail

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.13%) SAS
3 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) SAP APO
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.13%) FTP
2 4 (3.13%) HTTP
3 3 (2.34%) DNS
3 3 (2.34%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) CTI
4 1 (0.78%) MPLS
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.78%) VLAN
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) ADSL
4 1 (0.78%) ISDN
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (3.91%) JIRA
4 4 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (32.81%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Retail
3 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (21.09%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Test Leader
3 22 (17.19%) Test Manager
4 18 (14.06%) Project Manager
5 16 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 13 (10.16%) Tester
7 11 (8.59%) Developer
7 11 (8.59%) Systems Tester
8 8 (6.25%) Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.13%) Systems Test Analyst
11 4 (3.13%) Systems Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Applications Manager
12 3 (2.34%) Project Consultant
12 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 2 (1.56%) Senior Developer
13 2 (1.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.31%) .NET
2 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.69%) CSS
3 6 (4.69%) XML
4 4 (3.13%) DOM
4 4 (3.13%) SOAP
5 3 (2.34%) HTML
5 3 (2.34%) jQuery
6 1 (0.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.34%) Replication
2 3 (2.34%) Clustering
2 3 (2.34%) Data Extraction
2 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.78%) IVR
3 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.44%) UNIX
2 3 (2.34%) Windows
2 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.16%) Test Strategy
3 44 (34.38%) Integration Testing
4 43 (33.59%) SDLC
5 41 (32.03%) Project Management
5 41 (32.03%) Regression Testing
6 37 (28.91%) System Integration Testing
7 30 (23.44%) Scrum
7 30 (23.44%) Compatibility Testing
8 21 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (16.41%) Test Management
9 20 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 19 (14.84%) Test Scripting
11 14 (10.94%) RAD
12 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
13 12 (9.38%) Software Testing
13 12 (9.38%) Test Automation
14 11 (8.59%) Coaching
15 8 (6.25%) Software Delivery
16 6 (4.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (60.94%) SQL
2 33 (25.78%) C#
3 30 (23.44%) Java
4 14 (10.94%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.34%) Tcl
9 1 (0.78%) VB6
9 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (40.63%) ISEB
2 25 (19.53%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.59%) Degree
4 9 (7.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.78%) CCNA
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.78%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) QA
2 8 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) Oracle
2 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) SAP
4 3 (2.34%) VMware
5 2 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Avaya
6 1 (0.78%) Remedy
6 1 (0.78%) Verint
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago