The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 871 757 803
Rank change year-on-year
-114 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 31 99 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.095% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.10% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 31 69 90
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Systems Tester
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -69 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South East -38 6 £32,000 +4.91%
North West +1 5 £32,500 +18.18%
Yorkshire -50 5 £32,500 -18.75%
East Midlands - 4 £32,500 -
West Midlands +1 3 £31,500 -10.00%
South West -15 1 £20,000 -39.39% 3
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) Test Scripting
3 16 (30.19%) ISEB
4 13 (24.53%) System Testing
4 13 (24.53%) Degree
5 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
5 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (18.87%) QA
6 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Finance
7 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
7 9 (16.98%) Windows
7 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
8 8 (15.09%) Java
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
9 7 (13.21%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (11.32%) Selenium
10 6 (11.32%) TDD
10 6 (11.32%) Retail
10 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Scrum
11 5 (9.43%) HP
11 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (7.55%) Change Control
12 4 (7.55%) Fault Management

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) DTS
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Selenium
2 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) TestDirector
4 3 (5.66%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.89%) Toad
6 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.89%) LIMS
2 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Chemistry
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Test Scripting
2 13 (24.53%) System Testing
3 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
3 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
7 6 (11.32%) TDD
7 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 4 (7.55%) Change Control
8 4 (7.55%) Fault Management
8 4 (7.55%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.77%) ATDD
10 2 (3.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) C
4 2 (3.77%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) ISEB
2 13 (24.53%) Degree
3 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Control-M
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Telerik
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
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