The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 163 146
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.62% 0.55% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.61% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 43
Median salary £29,875 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.69% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £33,550 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2369 2974 3386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.47% 90.15% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 2409 2679
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Leeds

System Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing in Leeds.

Salary trend for System Testing in Leeds

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Leeds

System Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (33.33%) JIRA
4 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 13 (30.95%) Test Management
5 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
6 12 (28.57%) .NET
6 12 (28.57%) Web Services
6 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
7 11 (26.19%) REST
7 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
7 11 (26.19%) CRM
7 11 (26.19%) Oracle
7 11 (26.19%) SOAP
7 11 (26.19%) Test Strategy
8 10 (23.81%) Functional Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
8 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 10 (23.81%) HTML
8 10 (23.81%) ISEB
8 10 (23.81%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (23.81%) Project Management
8 10 (23.81%) Change Management
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.43%) Finance
9 9 (21.43%) OO
9 9 (21.43%) SQL
10 8 (19.05%) PHP

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) Confluence
1 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) JIRA
2 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
3 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.29%) Zephyr
4 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.90%) JUnit
4 5 (11.90%) NetBeans
4 5 (11.90%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) JMeter
6 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.38%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.38%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Configuration Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Systems Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Web Manager
7 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.14%) VB Developer
7 3 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) .NET
1 12 (28.57%) Web Services
2 11 (26.19%) REST
2 11 (26.19%) SOAP
3 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.90%) J2EE
5 5 (11.90%) JPA
5 5 (11.90%) JSON
5 5 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (11.90%) Spring
6 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Test Management
4 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 11 (26.19%) CRM
5 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Test Strategy
6 10 (23.81%) Change Management
6 10 (23.81%) Functional Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Project Management
7 9 (21.43%) OO
8 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
8 8 (19.05%) SDLC
8 8 (19.05%) Software Delivery
8 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 8 (19.05%) WFM
9 7 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) PHP
3 7 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.90%) Haskell
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) VB
5 4 (9.52%) VB6
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (23.81%) ISEB
3 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) Atlassian
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Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
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