The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Systems Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 856 896 928
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 40 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.048% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.050% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 33
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £32,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +35.41%
Systems Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88528 98769 106171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75351 82409 87367
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Tester Salary Trend in England

Systems Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in England

Systems Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +6 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
South East +30 9 £31,500 -
East Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 1
East of England - 5 £44,500 -
West Midlands -16 2 £41,250 +26.92% 1
London - 2 £36,250 - 1
South West +16 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 England region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 57 (50.44%) QA
2 48 (42.48%) Test Scripting
3 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (37.17%) ISEB
5 38 (33.63%) ISTQB
6 37 (32.74%) System Testing
7 34 (30.09%) SQL
8 33 (29.20%) Microsoft
8 33 (29.20%) Selenium
9 32 (28.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (28.32%) Finance
10 30 (26.55%) Scrum
10 30 (26.55%) Manual Testing
11 29 (25.66%) Test Strategy
11 29 (25.66%) Regression Testing
12 28 (24.78%) Functional Testing
13 26 (23.01%) .NET
14 24 (21.24%) Degree
15 23 (20.35%) Software Testing
15 23 (20.35%) SDLC
16 21 (18.58%) Test Automation
17 20 (17.70%) Java
18 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
19 17 (15.04%) XML
19 17 (15.04%) Non-Functional Testing
19 17 (15.04%) SoapUI
20 16 (14.16%) Automation Testing
20 16 (14.16%) Integration Testing
20 16 (14.16%) C#
21 15 (13.27%) RAD

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.65%) CICS
1 3 (2.65%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Internet
2 7 (6.19%) VoIP
3 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.65%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.65%) NAS
5 1 (0.88%) GPRS
5 1 (0.88%) GSM
5 1 (0.88%) IPsec
5 1 (0.88%) LTE
5 1 (0.88%) PPP
5 1 (0.88%) UMTS
5 1 (0.88%) VSAT
5 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (29.20%) Selenium
2 17 (15.04%) SoapUI
3 12 (10.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.08%) JIRA
5 7 (6.19%) InstallShield
6 5 (4.42%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.65%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.77%) Introscope
8 2 (1.77%) JMeter
8 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.77%) WebLOAD
9 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.88%) Toad
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (28.32%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.19%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.19%) Automotive
3 7 (6.19%) Law
4 4 (3.54%) Back Office
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.01%) .NET
2 17 (15.04%) XML
3 11 (9.73%) Web Services
4 9 (7.96%) HTML
5 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.54%) CSS
6 3 (2.65%) jQuery
6 3 (2.65%) JSON
6 3 (2.65%) LAMP
7 2 (1.77%) XHTML
8 1 (0.88%) ADO
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.88%) HTML5
8 1 (0.88%) RESTful
8 1 (0.88%) SOAP
8 1 (0.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Mainframe
2 11 (9.73%) Statistics
3 7 (6.19%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.65%) VSAM
7 2 (1.77%) Fintech
7 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Unix
2 11 (9.73%) Linux
3 9 (7.96%) Windows
4 7 (6.19%) Solaris
5 3 (2.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.48%) Test Scripting
2 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.74%) System Testing
4 32 (28.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (26.55%) Manual Testing
5 30 (26.55%) Scrum
6 29 (25.66%) Regression Testing
6 29 (25.66%) Test Strategy
7 28 (24.78%) Functional Testing
8 23 (20.35%) SDLC
8 23 (20.35%) Software Testing
9 21 (18.58%) Test Automation
10 17 (15.04%) Non-Functional Testing
11 16 (14.16%) Automation Testing
11 16 (14.16%) Integration Testing
12 15 (13.27%) RAD
12 15 (13.27%) Test Management
13 14 (12.39%) System Integration Testing
14 11 (9.73%) TDD
14 11 (9.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.09%) SQL
2 20 (17.70%) Java
3 16 (14.16%) C#
4 11 (9.73%) C
5 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.08%) Perl
7 7 (6.19%) C++
7 7 (6.19%) Python
7 7 (6.19%) Ruby
8 4 (3.54%) PHP
9 3 (2.65%) COBOL
9 3 (2.65%) JCL
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (37.17%) ISEB
2 38 (33.63%) ISTQB
3 24 (21.24%) Degree
4 11 (9.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (7.96%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CEH
6 1 (0.88%) CISM
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (50.44%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.77%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.08%) HP
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle
5 3 (2.65%) Becrypt
5 3 (2.65%) CA
5 3 (2.65%) ESRI
5 3 (2.65%) Pega
5 3 (2.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.77%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.77%) Rally
7 1 (0.88%) Cognos
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) SAP
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