Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 255 285
Rank change year-on-year -3 +30 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 10 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 28
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06% -26.67%
10th Percentile £29,625 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £35,375 £35,000 £35,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% +7.32%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6887 8025 9540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.56% 97.85% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5887 6714 7557
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,242 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £59,850
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in West Yorkshire

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Tester in West Yorkshire

Systems Tester
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 9 £35,000 -
Halifax - 1 £27,500 -
Systems Tester
Yorkshire

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) Fintech
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) ISEB
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (10.00%) Billing
8 1 (10.00%) Legal
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree

Systems Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft