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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 822 845 801
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 49 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.041% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.043% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 52
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £24,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -22.58%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
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 £26,750 £26,500
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 July 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 July 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 +34 33 £32,500 +12.06% 1
South East +23 7 - - 3
West Midlands -12 7 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (57.35%) SQL
3 34 (50.00%) System Testing
4 31 (45.59%) Test Scripting
5 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
6 27 (39.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (35.29%) QA
8 23 (33.82%) ISEB
9 22 (32.35%) Scrum
9 22 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (30.88%) ISTQB
10 21 (30.88%) Software Testing
11 19 (27.94%) Finance
11 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
12 17 (25.00%) .NET
12 17 (25.00%) Integration Testing
12 17 (25.00%) SDLC
13 16 (23.53%) Automated Testing
14 14 (20.59%) RAD
14 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (20.59%) Test Management
15 13 (19.12%) QlikView
15 13 (19.12%) Cognos
15 13 (19.12%) Client/Server
15 13 (19.12%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
17 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (16.18%) Performance Testing
18 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
18 8 (11.76%) Load Testing

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.47%) CICS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (19.12%) QlikView
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.47%) OpenQM
3 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.47%) mvBase
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.82%) Ranorex
3 5 (7.35%) Selenium
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.47%) Appium
5 1 (1.47%) MSTest
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Client/Server
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.47%) Equities
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Solaris
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) System Testing
3 31 (45.59%) Test Scripting
4 27 (39.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (32.35%) Scrum
6 21 (30.88%) Software Testing
7 17 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 17 (25.00%) SDLC
8 16 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 14 (20.59%) RAD
9 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (20.59%) Test Management
10 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
11 11 (16.18%) Performance Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Load Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
13 7 (10.29%) Project Management
14 6 (8.82%) Migration
14 6 (8.82%) Requirements Management
14 6 (8.82%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) COBOL
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) Fortran
3 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) ISEB
2 21 (30.88%) ISTQB
3 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.29%) QA
2 5 (7.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Cognos
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) jBASE
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
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