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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 216 202 196
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 44 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £43,750 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
6061 5181 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.84% 83.55% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4920 3991 4075
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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
West Yorkshire +16 35 £40,000 +14.28% 8
North Yorkshire -7 3 £37,500 +10.29%
South Yorkshire -16 3 £35,000 -
East Yorkshire -3 1 £70,000 +9.80%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 47 (43.93%) User Acceptance Testing
2 34 (31.78%) SQL
2 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.91%) Finance
4 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (23.36%) Project Management
6 24 (22.43%) .NET
7 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
7 19 (17.76%) ISEB
8 18 (16.82%) Scrum
8 18 (16.82%) Test Scripting
9 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
9 17 (15.89%) Windows
10 16 (14.95%) VB
10 16 (14.95%) VB.NET
10 16 (14.95%) Regression Testing
10 16 (14.95%) VB6
10 16 (14.95%) Integration Testing
11 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
11 15 (14.02%) MS Office
11 15 (14.02%) ISTQB
12 14 (13.08%) Degree
13 13 (12.15%) C#
13 13 (12.15%) PL/SQL
13 13 (12.15%) Oracle
13 13 (12.15%) Oracle APEX
14 12 (11.21%) JIRA
14 12 (11.21%) WCF
14 12 (11.21%) WPF
15 11 (10.28%) VSS/SourceSafe

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.48%) IIS
3 4 (3.74%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 5 (4.67%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) CTI
1 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (11.21%) JIRA
3 11 (10.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.54%) Toad
6 6 (5.61%) Selenium
6 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.74%) TestNG
7 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.74%) JUnit
7 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.87%) Subversion
9 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.93%) Hudson
9 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.93%) Capybara
9 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (29.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Developer
2 26 (24.30%) Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Tester
4 14 (13.08%) Systems Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (11.21%) Systems Tester
6 12 (11.21%) Junior
6 12 (11.21%) Junior Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.48%) Test Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 7 (6.54%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Manual Tester
10 6 (5.61%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Junior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) .NET
2 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
3 12 (11.21%) WCF
3 12 (11.21%) WPF
4 5 (4.67%) LAMP
5 3 (2.80%) jQuery
6 2 (1.87%) CSS
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) Ajax
7 1 (0.93%) Symfony
7 1 (0.93%) RESTful
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
4 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.36%) Project Management
4 18 (16.82%) Scrum
4 18 (16.82%) Test Scripting
5 16 (14.95%) Integration Testing
5 16 (14.95%) Regression Testing
6 11 (10.28%) Information Security
6 11 (10.28%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.35%) Test Management
8 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.41%) Test Strategy
8 9 (8.41%) Functional Testing
8 9 (8.41%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.41%) CRM
9 8 (7.48%) RAD
9 8 (7.48%) Compatibility Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Software Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Coaching
9 8 (7.48%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) VB6
2 16 (14.95%) VB
2 16 (14.95%) VB.NET
3 13 (12.15%) C#
3 13 (12.15%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.67%) C++
5 5 (4.67%) Python
5 5 (4.67%) Embedded C++
6 4 (3.74%) Java
7 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) ISEB
2 15 (14.02%) ISTQB
3 14 (13.08%) Degree
4 10 (9.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (7.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.15%) Oracle
3 9 (8.41%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (4.67%) SAP
5 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Mitel
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago