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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 177 184 205
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +21
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 64 65 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.96% 0.91% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.10% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 54 12
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £30,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
5750 5927 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.06% 83.37% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 4697 3503
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 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +24 58 £45,000 +28.57% 4
South Yorkshire -7 2 - -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 86 (74.14%) SQL
2 68 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (47.41%) Integration Testing
4 50 (43.10%) ISEB
4 50 (43.10%) Regression Testing
5 33 (28.45%) Test Strategy
6 32 (27.59%) Compatibility Testing
7 31 (26.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (25.86%) C#
8 30 (25.86%) Java
8 30 (25.86%) UNIX
8 30 (25.86%) Test Scripting
9 24 (20.69%) Finance
9 24 (20.69%) Unit Testing
10 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
11 22 (18.97%) Scrum
12 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
13 16 (13.79%) ISTQB
13 16 (13.79%) QA
14 15 (12.93%) PL/SQL
14 15 (12.93%) Degree
15 14 (12.07%) Automated Testing
15 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (12.07%) T-SQL
15 14 (12.07%) Oracle
15 14 (12.07%) RUP
15 14 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (12.07%) Project Management
16 13 (11.21%) CSS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (6.90%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) IIS
2 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.72%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) FTP
1 4 (3.45%) HTTP
1 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.59%) DNS
2 3 (2.59%) DHCP
3 1 (0.86%) CTI
3 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Selenium
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.90%) Hudson
4 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.45%) JIRA
6 2 (1.72%) OpenSTA
6 2 (1.72%) NUnit
6 2 (1.72%) Rational Robot
6 2 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.86%) Retail
3 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (34.48%) Analyst
2 26 (22.41%) Test Analyst
3 20 (17.24%) Test Manager
4 17 (14.66%) Developer
4 17 (14.66%) Test Leader
5 16 (13.79%) Business Analyst
6 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (8.62%) Tester
7 10 (8.62%) Business Test Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (6.90%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.17%) Systems Tester
12 5 (4.31%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) SAP Analyst
13 4 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
13 4 (3.45%) Systems Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) CSS
1 13 (11.21%) .NET
1 13 (11.21%) jQuery
2 8 (6.90%) RESTful
2 8 (6.90%) Symfony
3 5 (4.31%) XML
3 5 (4.31%) HTML
4 4 (3.45%) DOM
5 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) Data Extraction
3 3 (2.59%) Replication
3 3 (2.59%) Clustering
4 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.86%) UNIX
2 10 (8.62%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Windows
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.41%) Integration Testing
3 50 (43.10%) Regression Testing
4 33 (28.45%) Test Strategy
5 32 (27.59%) Compatibility Testing
6 31 (26.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (25.86%) Test Scripting
8 24 (20.69%) Unit Testing
9 22 (18.97%) Scrum
10 14 (12.07%) Automated Testing
10 14 (12.07%) RUP
10 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (12.07%) Project Management
11 13 (11.21%) Coaching
12 12 (10.34%) Test Management
12 12 (10.34%) Software Testing
13 10 (8.62%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.62%) TDD
14 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
15 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 86 (74.14%) SQL
2 30 (25.86%) C#
2 30 (25.86%) Java
3 15 (12.93%) PL/SQL
4 14 (12.07%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.90%) PHP
7 5 (4.31%) Tcl
8 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (43.10%) ISEB
2 16 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 15 (12.93%) Degree
4 6 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) QA
2 9 (7.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) VMware
5 2 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) Mitel
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