Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Tester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 230 252
Rank change year-on-year +21 +22 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 1 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.021% 0.038% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.038% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 27
Leeds median annual salary £24,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,000 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £25,000 £38,750 £36,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £24,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -36.00% +7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4,631 5,207 6,528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 97.78% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,939 4,489 5,344
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Systems Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in Leeds

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Systems Tester in Leeds

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Systems Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working

Systems Tester Skill Set
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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB