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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 203 182 194
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 56 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.91% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.06% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 33
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £46,600
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
6333 4798 4643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.91% 85.57% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4990 3794 3818
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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
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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 -6 46 £35,000 -1.40% 3
South Yorkshire -20 6 £33,000 +32.00% 2
East Yorkshire 0 1 £70,000 +9.80% 1
North Yorkshire -27 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 53 (41.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (30.47%) SQL
3 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
4 30 (23.44%) Finance
5 29 (22.66%) Project Management
6 26 (20.31%) Degree
7 25 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 24 (18.75%) .NET
8 24 (18.75%) Windows
9 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET
10 20 (15.63%) MS Office
10 20 (15.63%) VB
10 20 (15.63%) VB.NET
10 20 (15.63%) C#
10 20 (15.63%) VB6
11 19 (14.84%) PRINCE2
12 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (13.28%) Python
13 17 (13.28%) C++
13 17 (13.28%) Software Architecture
14 15 (11.72%) JIRA
14 15 (11.72%) WPF
14 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
14 15 (11.72%) ISEB
15 14 (10.94%) Scrum
15 14 (10.94%) WCF
16 13 (10.16%) Oracle APEX
16 13 (10.16%) ISTQB
16 13 (10.16%) Regression Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (8.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.47%) Confluence
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) JBoss
4 2 (1.56%) Apache
4 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (15.63%) MS Office
2 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP APO
2 3 (2.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Travel Management
4 1 (0.78%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.78%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) JIRA
2 13 (10.16%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (8.59%) Selenium
3 11 (8.59%) JUnit
3 11 (8.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.47%) Toad
4 7 (5.47%) Subversion
4 7 (5.47%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.47%) Capybara
5 6 (4.69%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.13%) TestNG
6 4 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (23.44%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (35.16%) Developer
2 23 (17.97%) Analyst
3 22 (17.19%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Systems Developer
5 13 (10.16%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (9.38%) Junior
6 12 (9.38%) Junior Developer
7 11 (8.59%) Project Consultant
7 11 (8.59%) Consultant
7 11 (8.59%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.59%) Business Analyst
7 11 (8.59%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Tester
8 9 (7.03%) Project Manager
8 9 (7.03%) Test Manager
9 8 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 7 (5.47%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.75%) .NET
2 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET
3 15 (11.72%) WPF
4 14 (10.94%) WCF
5 4 (3.13%) LAMP
6 3 (2.34%) Web Services
7 2 (1.56%) XML
7 2 (1.56%) ADO
7 2 (1.56%) EJB
7 2 (1.56%) JDBC
7 2 (1.56%) Servlets
7 2 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.56%) Spring
7 2 (1.56%) Struts
7 2 (1.56%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (0.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.78%) .NET Compact Framework
8 1 (0.78%) jQuery
8 1 (0.78%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.56%) iSeries
5 1 (0.78%) Open Source
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (4.69%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (22.66%) Project Management
3 25 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.84%) PRINCE2
6 17 (13.28%) Software Architecture
7 14 (10.94%) Scrum
8 13 (10.16%) Regression Testing
9 11 (8.59%) Information Security
9 11 (8.59%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.59%) Test Scripting
10 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.81%) Integration Testing
11 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.03%) OO
11 9 (7.03%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.25%) RUP
13 7 (5.47%) UML
13 7 (5.47%) CRM
13 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.47%) SQL
2 20 (15.63%) C#
2 20 (15.63%) VB
2 20 (15.63%) VB.NET
2 20 (15.63%) VB6
3 17 (13.28%) Python
3 17 (13.28%) C++
4 13 (10.16%) PL/SQL
4 13 (10.16%) Embedded C++
5 12 (9.38%) C
6 11 (8.59%) Java
7 8 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (20.31%) Degree
2 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (11.72%) ISEB
4 13 (10.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.16%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) SAP
4 4 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.56%) IBM
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