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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 849 913 940
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 52 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.028% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.029% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 48 19 25
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- +27.45%
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
87545 99782 108857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74699 83238 89859
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 £27,000
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 26 June 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 26 June 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
South East +48 15 £31,500 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire +21 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 1
London +38 6 £37,500 -25.00%
East of England - 5 £44,500 - 3
West Midlands -16 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North West - 1 - -
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 65 (49.62%) QA
2 56 (42.75%) Test Scripting
3 55 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (35.88%) ISEB
5 46 (35.11%) SQL
6 45 (34.35%) ISTQB
7 42 (32.06%) Microsoft
8 40 (30.53%) System Testing
9 39 (29.77%) Selenium
10 38 (29.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 38 (29.01%) .NET
11 37 (28.24%) Scrum
11 37 (28.24%) Manual Testing
12 34 (25.95%) Test Strategy
13 33 (25.19%) Finance
14 29 (22.14%) Functional Testing
15 26 (19.85%) Automation Testing
15 26 (19.85%) MS Excel
16 25 (19.08%) Degree
16 25 (19.08%) SDLC
17 23 (17.56%) Software Testing
17 23 (17.56%) Java
18 22 (16.79%) Regression Testing
18 22 (16.79%) SoapUI
19 21 (16.03%) Test Automation
20 20 (15.27%) Test Management
20 20 (15.27%) Integration Testing
20 20 (15.27%) RAD
21 19 (14.50%) XML
21 19 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server

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 4 (3.05%) IIS
2 3 (2.29%) CICS
Applications
1 26 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) Internet
2 7 (5.34%) VoIP
3 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.29%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.29%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) GPRS
5 1 (0.76%) GSM
5 1 (0.76%) IPsec
5 1 (0.76%) LTE
5 1 (0.76%) PPP
5 1 (0.76%) UMTS
5 1 (0.76%) VSAT
5 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (29.77%) Selenium
2 22 (16.79%) SoapUI
3 19 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (9.92%) JIRA
5 7 (5.34%) InstallShield
5 7 (5.34%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.58%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.82%) JMeter
7 5 (3.82%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.05%) Introscope
8 4 (3.05%) WebLOAD
9 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.53%) Toad
9 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.76%) JUnit
10 1 (0.76%) Selenium IDE
General
1 33 (25.19%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Law
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.34%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.34%) Automotive
4 4 (3.05%) Back Office
5 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.01%) .NET
2 19 (14.50%) XML
3 12 (9.16%) Web Services
4 11 (8.40%) HTML
5 6 (4.58%) CSS
6 4 (3.05%) jQuery
6 4 (3.05%) JSON
7 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.29%) LAMP
8 2 (1.53%) HTML5
8 2 (1.53%) XHTML
9 1 (0.76%) ADO
9 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.76%) RESTful
9 1 (0.76%) SOAP
9 1 (0.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Mainframe
2 14 (10.69%) Statistics
3 11 (8.40%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.11%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.05%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.29%) VSAM
8 2 (1.53%) Fintech
8 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.69%) Unix
2 11 (8.40%) Linux
3 9 (6.87%) Windows
4 7 (5.34%) Solaris
5 3 (2.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.75%) Test Scripting
2 55 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.53%) System Testing
4 38 (29.01%) User Acceptance Testing
5 37 (28.24%) Manual Testing
5 37 (28.24%) Scrum
6 34 (25.95%) Test Strategy
7 29 (22.14%) Functional Testing
8 26 (19.85%) Automation Testing
9 25 (19.08%) SDLC
10 23 (17.56%) Software Testing
11 22 (16.79%) Regression Testing
12 21 (16.03%) Test Automation
13 20 (15.27%) Integration Testing
13 20 (15.27%) RAD
13 20 (15.27%) Test Management
14 19 (14.50%) Non-Functional Testing
15 17 (12.98%) System Integration Testing
16 12 (9.16%) TDD
16 12 (9.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.11%) SQL
2 23 (17.56%) Java
3 17 (12.98%) C#
4 13 (9.92%) C
4 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.11%) Perl
6 7 (5.34%) C++
6 7 (5.34%) Python
6 7 (5.34%) Ruby
7 4 (3.05%) PHP
8 3 (2.29%) COBOL
8 3 (2.29%) JCL
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (35.88%) ISEB
2 45 (34.35%) ISTQB
3 25 (19.08%) Degree
4 14 (10.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) CEH
6 1 (0.76%) CISM
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (49.62%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.05%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.76%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 42 (32.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.11%) HP
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle
5 5 (3.82%) CA
6 4 (3.05%) AppDynamics
6 4 (3.05%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.29%) Becrypt
7 3 (2.29%) ESRI
7 3 (2.29%) Pega
7 3 (2.29%) VMware
8 2 (1.53%) Rally
9 1 (0.76%) Informatica
9 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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