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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 127 134
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 10 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 1.26% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.38% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 47
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £26,375 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £38,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2338 2614 2992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.00% 91.27% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8074 9211 10093
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £62,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Test Management
3 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
4 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) SDLC
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
5 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.93%) SOAP
7 7 (25.93%) ISEB
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.93%) REST
7 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 6 (22.22%) Zephyr
8 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Usability Testing
8 6 (22.22%) JIRA
8 6 (22.22%) QA
8 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery

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 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Zephyr
3 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium
5 3 (11.11%) JMeter
5 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 3 (11.11%) TestComplete
5 3 (11.11%) YouTrack
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.70%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Principal Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) UI Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) REST
1 7 (25.93%) SOAP
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) React
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) JPA
6 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 12 (44.44%) Test Management
3 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (37.04%) SDLC
4 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
5 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 6 (22.22%) Usability Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
8 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) Haskell
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Tcl
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
3 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.70%) APMP
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com