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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 878 824 830
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 20 31 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.030% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.032% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 49
Average salary £32,500 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
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
102296 98200 103450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85621 81449 89566
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
West Midlands -1 5 £23,500 -21.66%
London -2 5 £36,250 -19.44%
Yorkshire -33 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
North West -16 3 £39,500 +36.20%
South East -11 2 £34,250 -31.50%
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (52.56%) System Testing
2 32 (41.03%) Test Scripting
3 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
4 27 (34.62%) MS Excel
5 25 (32.05%) SQL
5 25 (32.05%) Degree
6 24 (30.77%) ISEB
7 22 (28.21%) Oracle
8 19 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (23.08%) Finance
10 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (20.51%) QA
11 15 (19.23%) Integration Testing
12 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
12 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
13 12 (15.38%) Windows
13 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
13 12 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
14 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
15 9 (11.54%) RAD
15 9 (11.54%) Open Source
15 9 (11.54%) Test Strategy
16 8 (10.26%) Oracle Certification
16 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
16 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
16 8 (10.26%) Retail
17 7 (8.97%) Selenium
17 7 (8.97%) .NET
17 7 (8.97%) ETL

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (6.41%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) POP3
1 1 (1.28%) SMTP
1 1 (1.28%) DHCP
1 1 (1.28%) DNS
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
1 1 (1.28%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.28%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Selenium
2 5 (6.41%) JUnit
2 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.41%) WebDriver
2 5 (6.41%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
4 3 (3.85%) QARun
4 3 (3.85%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.28%) WatiN
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) Redmine
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Retail
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Local Government
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 6 (7.69%) Web Services
3 5 (6.41%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) WinForms
4 1 (1.28%) JSON
4 1 (1.28%) WPF
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Open Source
2 5 (6.41%) SWIFT
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.85%) EPoS
3 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.85%) Equities
3 3 (3.85%) Derivative
4 2 (2.56%) Informatics
4 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Telematics
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) UNIX
3 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) System Testing
2 32 (41.03%) Test Scripting
3 19 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
7 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
9 9 (11.54%) RAD
9 9 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.97%) ETL
12 6 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Scrum
12 6 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.41%) Test Management
13 5 (6.41%) Functional Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) VB
3 3 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) Perl
4 1 (1.28%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Degree
2 24 (30.77%) ISEB
3 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (8.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.85%) GAMP
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) HP
4 3 (3.85%) Informatica
4 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.85%) webMethods
4 3 (3.85%) StatPro
4 3 (3.85%) thinkFolio
5 2 (2.56%) Cognos
5 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 2 (2.56%) Netezza
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