The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 67 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.82% - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £23,500 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +6.15%
Systems Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
597 550 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 97.39% 96.83% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 537 446 432
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,548 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,231 £50,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Systems Tester Salary Trend in Coventry

Systems Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Systems Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Systems Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle