The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

System Tester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 164 179
Rank change year-on-year +12 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 3 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.12% 0.46% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.48% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 3
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2457 3157 3571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.46% 97.08% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2160 2550 2837
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

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 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft