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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 188 186 198
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 65 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.73% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 59 31 28
Average salary £33,000 £33,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
6065 4518 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.19% 85.42% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4727 3549 3840
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -6 51 £33,000 -2.22% 6
South Yorkshire -5 14 £36,000 +60.00%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 54 (38.85%) SQL
2 49 (35.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 39 (28.06%) Microsoft
4 33 (23.74%) Finance
4 33 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (22.30%) Project Management
6 25 (17.99%) Degree
7 24 (17.27%) PRINCE2
7 24 (17.27%) Software Engineering
8 23 (16.55%) .NET
8 23 (16.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 22 (15.83%) Test Scripting
10 21 (15.11%) ISEB
11 20 (14.39%) MS Office
11 20 (14.39%) Windows
12 19 (13.67%) C#
12 19 (13.67%) Scrum
13 18 (12.95%) VB6
13 18 (12.95%) VB
13 18 (12.95%) VB.NET
13 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET
14 17 (12.23%) C++
14 17 (12.23%) Python
14 17 (12.23%) Software Architecture
14 17 (12.23%) Selenium
15 16 (11.51%) Oracle APEX
15 16 (11.51%) PL/SQL
15 16 (11.51%) Oracle
16 15 (10.79%) ISTQB
17 14 (10.07%) JIRA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.04%) Confluence
3 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (14.39%) MS Office
2 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SAP HR
1 3 (2.16%) SAP Travel Management
1 3 (2.16%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Selenium
2 16 (11.51%) Oracle APEX
3 14 (10.07%) JIRA
4 13 (9.35%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.91%) JUnit
5 11 (7.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (7.19%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.47%) Subversion
7 9 (6.47%) Capybara
8 7 (5.04%) Toad
9 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.32%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (2.88%) TestNG
11 2 (1.44%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.72%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (23.74%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Legal
3 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (33.81%) Developer
2 29 (20.86%) Analyst
3 22 (15.83%) Software Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Test Analyst
5 16 (11.51%) Oracle Developer
6 15 (10.79%) Consultant
6 15 (10.79%) Project Consultant
7 14 (10.07%) Systems Developer
8 13 (9.35%) .NET Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Junior
9 12 (8.63%) Junior Developer
10 11 (7.91%) Software Developer
10 11 (7.91%) Tester
11 10 (7.19%) Test Manager
11 10 (7.19%) Project Manager
11 10 (7.19%) Business Analyst
11 10 (7.19%) SQL Developer
12 9 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 9 (6.47%) Test Leader
13 7 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.55%) .NET
2 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET
3 13 (9.35%) WPF
4 12 (8.63%) WCF
5 4 (2.88%) LAMP
6 3 (2.16%) Web Services
6 3 (2.16%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (1.44%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (1.44%) Spring
7 2 (1.44%) Ajax
7 2 (1.44%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.44%) Struts
7 2 (1.44%) XML
7 2 (1.44%) ADO
7 2 (1.44%) EJB
7 2 (1.44%) CSS
7 2 (1.44%) JDBC
7 2 (1.44%) Servlets
7 2 (1.44%) HTML
8 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.44%) iSeries
5 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) Open Source
5 1 (0.72%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Windows
2 6 (4.32%) Linux
3 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.30%) Project Management
4 24 (17.27%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.27%) Software Engineering
5 22 (15.83%) Test Scripting
6 19 (13.67%) Scrum
7 17 (12.23%) Software Architecture
8 14 (10.07%) Integration Testing
9 13 (9.35%) Regression Testing
10 12 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.91%) Information Security
11 11 (7.91%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.19%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.76%) OO
14 8 (5.76%) RUP
15 6 (4.32%) Mentoring
15 6 (4.32%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.85%) SQL
2 19 (13.67%) C#
3 18 (12.95%) VB6
3 18 (12.95%) VB
3 18 (12.95%) VB.NET
4 17 (12.23%) C++
4 17 (12.23%) Python
5 16 (11.51%) PL/SQL
6 13 (9.35%) Embedded C++
7 12 (8.63%) C
8 11 (7.91%) Java
9 8 (5.76%) Embedded C
9 8 (5.76%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.99%) Degree
2 23 (16.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (15.11%) ISEB
4 15 (10.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (28.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.51%) Oracle
3 4 (2.88%) SAP
4 3 (2.16%) Capita
4 3 (2.16%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.44%) IBM
5 2 (1.44%) JBoss
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