The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 856 892 794
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 15 25 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.023% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.024% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 69
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +20 8 £31,250 +22.54% 2
South East +15 5 £22,500 -37.93%
London +49 1 £50,000 +37.93% 2
South West -11 1 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 26 (50.98%) System Testing
2 25 (49.02%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (45.10%) Test Scripting
4 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
4 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (37.25%) Finance
5 19 (37.25%) SQL
6 17 (33.33%) QA
7 16 (31.37%) ISEB
8 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
9 14 (27.45%) Management Information System
10 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
10 13 (25.49%) Performance Testing
10 13 (25.49%) SDLC
11 11 (21.57%) Integration Testing
11 11 (21.57%) MS Office
11 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
12 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
13 8 (15.69%) Scrum
14 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
14 7 (13.73%) Project Management
14 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
14 7 (13.73%) Test Management
15 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (11.76%) RAD
15 6 (11.76%) .NET
15 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
16 5 (9.80%) QlikView

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) QlikView
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.96%) Appium
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Solaris
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) System Testing
2 25 (49.02%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (45.10%) Test Scripting
4 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Performance Testing
6 13 (25.49%) SDLC
7 11 (21.57%) Integration Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
8 8 (15.69%) Scrum
9 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Project Management
9 7 (13.73%) Test Management
10 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.76%) RAD
10 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.80%) OWASP
11 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (9.80%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) ISEB
2 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
3 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Business Objects
2 5 (9.80%) Cognos
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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