The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 186 195 184
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 71 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.36% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.44% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 55 17 29
Average salary £33,500 £28,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5674 4344 4314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.25% 82.15% 78.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4442 3360 3530
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 £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
England

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 July 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 29 July 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 0 50 £33,500 +19.64% 7
South Yorkshire - 19 £30,920 - 1
North Yorkshire -15 2 £32,500 +18.18%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (46.09%) SQL
2 37 (28.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 33 (25.78%) Test Scripting
4 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
5 28 (21.88%) ISEB
6 25 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (18.75%) Finance
8 23 (17.97%) Project Management
8 23 (17.97%) Software Engineering
9 22 (17.19%) .NET
10 21 (16.41%) Windows
10 21 (16.41%) Degree
11 20 (15.63%) Selenium
11 20 (15.63%) C++
11 20 (15.63%) Scrum
12 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
13 17 (13.28%) C#
13 17 (13.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (13.28%) Python
13 17 (13.28%) Software Architecture
14 16 (12.50%) Java
15 15 (11.72%) C
15 15 (11.72%) Integration Testing
16 14 (10.94%) Unit Testing
16 14 (10.94%) QA
16 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
16 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET
17 13 (10.16%) Oracle
17 13 (10.16%) VB
17 13 (10.16%) Embedded C++

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (5.47%) Confluence
2 2 (1.56%) Apache
2 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Office
2 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.34%) SAP Travel Management
2 3 (2.34%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.34%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.78%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.34%) MS Access
6 2 (1.56%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (15.63%) Selenium
2 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.81%) JUnit
4 9 (7.03%) Subversion
4 9 (7.03%) Capybara
5 8 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (5.47%) JIRA
7 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (2.34%) TestNG
11 2 (1.56%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.78%) Toad
12 1 (0.78%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Legal
2 3 (2.34%) Billing
2 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Advertising
3 1 (0.78%) Publishing
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (28.13%) Analyst
2 34 (26.56%) Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Test Analyst
4 22 (17.19%) Software Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) Consultant
6 14 (10.94%) Project Consultant
7 10 (7.81%) Test Manager
7 10 (7.81%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Tester
8 9 (7.03%) Test Leader
8 9 (7.03%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Lead Test Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) .NET
2 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.25%) WPF
4 7 (5.47%) WCF
5 6 (4.69%) HTML
6 5 (3.91%) CSS
7 4 (3.13%) Web Services
8 3 (2.34%) LAMP
8 3 (2.34%) SAP Business Workflow
9 2 (1.56%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.56%) Spring
9 2 (1.56%) Ajax
9 2 (1.56%) XML
9 2 (1.56%) Struts
9 2 (1.56%) JDBC
9 2 (1.56%) Servlets
9 2 (1.56%) EJB
9 2 (1.56%) ADO
10 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.34%) W3C
3 3 (2.34%) iSeries
4 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 7 (5.47%) Linux
2 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.34%) UNIX
3 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (25.78%) Test Scripting
3 25 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.97%) Software Engineering
4 23 (17.97%) Project Management
5 20 (15.63%) Scrum
6 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
7 17 (13.28%) Software Architecture
8 15 (11.72%) Integration Testing
9 14 (10.94%) Unit Testing
10 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.81%) Automation Testing
11 10 (7.81%) Load Testing
12 9 (7.03%) UML
12 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.25%) OO
13 8 (6.25%) RUP
13 8 (6.25%) Regression Testing
14 7 (5.47%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.09%) SQL
2 20 (15.63%) C++
3 17 (13.28%) C#
3 17 (13.28%) Python
4 16 (12.50%) Java
5 15 (11.72%) C
6 13 (10.16%) VB
6 13 (10.16%) Embedded C++
7 10 (7.81%) VB6
7 10 (7.81%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 8 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.47%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.69%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.34%) VBA
12 2 (1.56%) PHP
13 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (21.88%) ISEB
2 21 (16.41%) Degree
3 17 (13.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (10.16%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.16%) Oracle
3 4 (3.13%) SAP
4 3 (2.34%) Capita
4 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.34%) IBM
5 2 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
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AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago