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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 818 825 818
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 33 26 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.027% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.028% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 63
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,625 £34,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
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
93335 91612 99580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78357 74834 86216
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 26 January 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 26 January 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
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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
Yorkshire -1 10 £32,500 +13.04%
South East -25 8 £24,000 -20.66%
London +9 5 £35,500 -21.11% 2
North West -8 4 £38,500 +42.59%
West Midlands - 4 £21,000 - 1
South West -11 2 £35,125 +56.11%
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 29 (46.03%) Test Scripting
2 28 (44.44%) System Testing
3 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.92%) SQL
5 21 (33.33%) ISEB
6 20 (31.75%) Finance
6 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 16 (25.40%) Software Testing
9 14 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 14 (22.22%) Test Strategy
10 13 (20.63%) QA
11 12 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (19.05%) RAD
11 12 (19.05%) .NET
11 12 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (17.46%) Scrum
12 11 (17.46%) Project Management
12 11 (17.46%) Test Management
13 9 (14.29%) PCI DSS
13 9 (14.29%) OWASP
13 9 (14.29%) Integration Testing
13 9 (14.29%) Windows
13 9 (14.29%) Client/Server
14 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
14 8 (12.70%) Manual Testing
14 8 (12.70%) Performance Testing
15 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
15 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) POP3
1 1 (1.59%) SMTP
1 1 (1.59%) DHCP
1 1 (1.59%) DNS
1 1 (1.59%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) Selenium
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) JUnit
3 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.17%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.59%) Redmine
4 1 (1.59%) WatiN
4 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) WinForms
4 1 (1.59%) JSON
4 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Open Source
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.17%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.17%) Equities
5 2 (3.17%) Derivative
5 2 (3.17%) Informatics
5 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) Telematics
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
2 4 (6.35%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Test Scripting
2 28 (44.44%) System Testing
3 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (25.40%) Software Testing
6 14 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 12 (19.05%) RAD
8 11 (17.46%) Project Management
8 11 (17.46%) Scrum
8 11 (17.46%) Test Management
9 9 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 9 (14.29%) OWASP
10 8 (12.70%) Performance Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Manual Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
11 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.52%) Functional Testing
13 5 (7.94%) ETL
14 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) VB
2 2 (3.17%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) ISEB
2 14 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 12 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
2 9 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.76%) GAMP
4 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Informatica
3 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.17%) webMethods
3 2 (3.17%) StatPro
3 2 (3.17%) thinkFolio
3 2 (3.17%) HP
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