Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 227 251
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 9 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 20
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £37,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -25.56%

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 4932 5855 6935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.09% 97.66% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4211 4833 5475
Leeds median annual salary £44,471 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.01%

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 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Fintech
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Billing
6 1 (11.11%) Legal

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 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft