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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 829 791 838
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 45 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.053% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.056% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 40
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £31,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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
East of England - 21 £19,000 -
London -50 13 £37,500 -16.66%
West Midlands -6 7 £37,500 +1.35%
South East -31 3 £32,500 +4.83%
Yorkshire -43 1 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (57.75%) System Testing
2 33 (46.48%) Test Scripting
3 32 (45.07%) Microsoft
4 30 (42.25%) MS Excel
4 30 (42.25%) Degree
5 29 (40.85%) SQL
6 26 (36.62%) Oracle
7 22 (30.99%) ISEB
8 16 (22.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (21.13%) Integration Testing
9 15 (21.13%) QA
10 14 (19.72%) Finance
10 14 (19.72%) Manual Testing
11 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
11 13 (18.31%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (18.31%) Windows
12 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
12 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.08%) ISTQB
14 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
14 9 (12.68%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
14 9 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (11.27%) Retail
15 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
16 7 (9.86%) MS Office
16 7 (9.86%) UNIX
17 6 (8.45%) HTML
17 6 (8.45%) HP
17 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (42.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (9.86%) MS Office
4 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.63%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) DTS
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 3 (4.23%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (4.23%) WinRunner
3 3 (4.23%) TestDirector
3 3 (4.23%) JUnit
3 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.23%) QARun
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.82%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Toad
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) Web Services
4 2 (2.82%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Open Source
2 3 (4.23%) SWIFT
2 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.23%) EPoS
2 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.41%) Equities
3 1 (1.41%) Derivative
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) UNIX
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) System Testing
2 33 (46.48%) Test Scripting
3 16 (22.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (21.13%) Integration Testing
5 14 (19.72%) Manual Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
7 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
8 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.45%) TDD
11 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Black-Box Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.63%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.63%) CRM
12 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) VB
3 4 (5.63%) Java
4 2 (2.82%) PHP
4 2 (2.82%) C
5 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) Degree
2 22 (30.99%) ISEB
3 10 (14.08%) ISTQB
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (4.23%) HND
6 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.82%) Control-M
3 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.62%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) HP
4 4 (5.63%) Cognos
4 4 (5.63%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) Netezza
5 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.41%) webMethods
6 1 (1.41%) StatPro
6 1 (1.41%) thinkFolio
6 1 (1.41%) Cerillion
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix