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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 197 204 191
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 56 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.75% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 52 36 33
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
6000 5452 4753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.71% 82.97% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4917 4172 3924
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £59,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +25 45 £40,000 +14.28% 5
South Yorkshire +3 5 £35,000 -56.25%
North Yorkshire -4 4 £37,500 +10.29%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 46 (41.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 45 (40.18%) SQL
3 37 (33.04%) Finance
4 36 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
6 30 (26.79%) Test Scripting
7 24 (21.43%) Project Management
7 24 (21.43%) .NET
8 22 (19.64%) ISEB
8 22 (19.64%) Scrum
9 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
10 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
11 18 (16.07%) Regression Testing
12 17 (15.18%) Integration Testing
13 15 (13.39%) ISTQB
14 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET
15 12 (10.71%) VB
15 12 (10.71%) VB.NET
15 12 (10.71%) Software Testing
15 12 (10.71%) VB6
15 12 (10.71%) Test Management
15 12 (10.71%) Degree
15 12 (10.71%) Test Strategy
16 11 (9.82%) Oracle APEX
16 11 (9.82%) Information Security
16 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
16 11 (9.82%) Oracle
16 11 (9.82%) MS Office
16 11 (9.82%) VSS/SourceSafe

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.14%) IIS
3 7 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) Node.js
4 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 6 (5.36%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.89%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.89%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Oracle APEX
1 11 (9.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.04%) Selenium
4 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.14%) JIRA
5 7 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.25%) Toad
6 6 (5.36%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.36%) Hudson
7 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.79%) NUnit
9 1 (0.89%) TestNG
9 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.89%) Subversion
9 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 37 (33.04%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Analyst
2 31 (27.68%) Developer
3 21 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 18 (16.07%) Tester
5 16 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 14 (12.50%) Systems Tester
7 12 (10.71%) Systems Developer
8 11 (9.82%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (8.93%) Junior
9 10 (8.93%) Software Developer
9 10 (8.93%) Junior Developer
9 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (8.04%) Business Test Analyst
10 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
11 8 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
11 8 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 7 (6.25%) Applications Support
13 6 (5.36%) Manual Tester
13 6 (5.36%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) .NET
2 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.14%) WCF
3 8 (7.14%) WPF
3 8 (7.14%) jQuery
4 7 (6.25%) CSS
5 6 (5.36%) Symfony
5 6 (5.36%) RESTful
6 2 (1.79%) LAMP
7 1 (0.89%) HTML5
7 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.89%) Ajax
7 1 (0.89%) SOAP
7 1 (0.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.89%) Open Source
4 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 36 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.79%) Test Scripting
4 24 (21.43%) Project Management
5 22 (19.64%) Scrum
6 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
7 18 (16.07%) Regression Testing
8 17 (15.18%) Integration Testing
9 12 (10.71%) Software Testing
9 12 (10.71%) Test Management
9 12 (10.71%) Test Strategy
10 11 (9.82%) Information Security
11 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.93%) RAD
11 10 (8.93%) RUP
11 10 (8.93%) OWASP
12 9 (8.04%) Functional Testing
12 9 (8.04%) TDD
12 9 (8.04%) CRM
12 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) VB
2 12 (10.71%) VB.NET
2 12 (10.71%) VB6
3 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.93%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.04%) C#
6 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) ISEB
2 15 (13.39%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.71%) Degree
4 10 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) PCI DSS
2 9 (8.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle
3 9 (8.04%) PeopleSoft
4 7 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (0.89%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £25.2k per year
Posted: 20 days ago