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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 180 198 187
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 72 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.03% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.44% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 17 27
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 £28,500 £24,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £33,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5630 4341 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.31% 81.87% 78.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 3351 3492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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 23 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 23 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 +9 52 £33,500 +19.64% 5
South Yorkshire - 17 £30,920 - 1
North Yorkshire -17 3 £32,500 +8.33%
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 62 (47.33%) SQL
2 36 (27.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (26.72%) Test Scripting
4 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
5 27 (20.61%) ISEB
6 25 (19.08%) Finance
7 24 (18.32%) .NET
8 23 (17.56%) Project Management
8 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
9 21 (16.03%) Degree
10 20 (15.27%) C++
10 20 (15.27%) Windows
11 19 (14.50%) Selenium
12 18 (13.74%) PRINCE2
12 18 (13.74%) Scrum
13 17 (12.98%) C#
13 17 (12.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (12.98%) Python
13 17 (12.98%) Software Architecture
14 15 (11.45%) C
14 15 (11.45%) Java
14 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
14 15 (11.45%) ASP.NET
15 14 (10.69%) Oracle
15 14 (10.69%) VB
15 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
16 13 (9.92%) Integration Testing
16 13 (9.92%) Embedded C++
16 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 5 (3.82%) Confluence
2 2 (1.53%) Apache
2 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Office
2 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) SAP Travel Management
2 3 (2.29%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.76%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.05%) MS Access
6 2 (1.53%) MySQL
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (14.50%) Selenium
2 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.63%) Cucumber
2 10 (7.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.87%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (6.87%) Capybara
3 9 (6.87%) Subversion
4 8 (6.11%) JUnit
5 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.82%) JIRA
7 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.53%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.76%) Toad
10 1 (0.76%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.29%) Billing
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (27.48%) Analyst
2 35 (26.72%) Developer
3 26 (19.85%) Test Analyst
4 22 (16.79%) Software Engineer
5 17 (12.98%) Consultant
6 14 (10.69%) Project Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Lead Test Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Automation Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Test Manager
7 10 (7.63%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Tester
8 9 (6.87%) Test Leader
9 7 (5.34%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.34%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) .NET
2 15 (11.45%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.11%) WPF
4 7 (5.34%) WCF
4 7 (5.34%) HTML
5 6 (4.58%) CSS
6 5 (3.82%) Web Services
7 3 (2.29%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (1.53%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (1.53%) XML
8 2 (1.53%) Struts
8 2 (1.53%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.53%) Spring
8 2 (1.53%) Ajax
8 2 (1.53%) JDBC
8 2 (1.53%) Servlets
8 2 (1.53%) EJB
8 2 (1.53%) ADO
9 1 (0.76%) SOAP
9 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.05%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.29%) W3C
3 3 (2.29%) iSeries
4 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.76%) PDA
4 1 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.27%) Windows
2 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.82%) Linux
4 3 (2.29%) UNIX
4 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (26.72%) Test Scripting
3 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
3 23 (17.56%) Project Management
4 18 (13.74%) Scrum
4 18 (13.74%) PRINCE2
5 17 (12.98%) Software Architecture
6 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
7 13 (9.92%) Integration Testing
7 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.40%) Load Testing
8 11 (8.40%) Automation Testing
9 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.87%) UML
10 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.11%) OO
11 8 (6.11%) RUP
11 8 (6.11%) Stress Testing
11 8 (6.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (47.33%) SQL
2 20 (15.27%) C++
3 17 (12.98%) C#
3 17 (12.98%) Python
4 15 (11.45%) C
4 15 (11.45%) Java
5 14 (10.69%) VB
6 13 (9.92%) Embedded C++
7 10 (7.63%) VB6
7 10 (7.63%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.11%) Embedded C
8 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.11%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.05%) VBA
11 2 (1.53%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (20.61%) ISEB
2 21 (16.03%) Degree
3 17 (12.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (8.40%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Oracle
3 4 (3.05%) SAP
4 3 (2.29%) Capita
4 3 (2.29%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago