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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 840 840 802
Rank change year-on-year
0 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 26 24 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.023% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.025% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 61
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,350 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £29,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.31% -7.93%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £38,500
% 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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
South East +16 7 £24,000 -
Yorkshire -22 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
London +20 5 £36,250 +3.57%
West Midlands -5 4 £21,000 -30.00%
North West -7 3 £39,500 +36.20%
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (50.67%) System Testing
2 32 (42.67%) Test Scripting
3 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (37.33%) MS Excel
5 24 (32.00%) ISEB
6 22 (29.33%) SQL
7 21 (28.00%) Finance
8 19 (25.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (22.67%) Degree
10 16 (21.33%) Oracle
11 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 14 (18.67%) QA
13 13 (17.33%) Software Testing
14 12 (16.00%) Integration Testing
15 11 (14.67%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (14.67%) RAD
15 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
15 11 (14.67%) Windows
16 10 (13.33%) Manual Testing
16 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
16 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
17 9 (12.00%) .NET
17 9 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (12.00%) Open Source
18 8 (10.67%) Scrum
18 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
19 7 (9.33%) Test Management
19 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
19 7 (9.33%) Project Management

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (37.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) POP3
1 1 (1.33%) SMTP
1 1 (1.33%) DHCP
1 1 (1.33%) DNS
1 1 (1.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.33%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Selenium
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.67%) JUnit
3 5 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) QARun
5 1 (1.33%) WatiN
5 1 (1.33%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.33%) Redmine
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) Web Services
3 5 (6.67%) XML
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) WinForms
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Open Source
2 7 (9.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.67%) Equities
5 2 (2.67%) Derivative
5 2 (2.67%) Informatics
5 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.33%) Telematics
6 1 (1.33%) EPoS
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) UNIX
3 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) System Testing
2 32 (42.67%) Test Scripting
3 19 (25.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.33%) Software Testing
6 12 (16.00%) Integration Testing
7 11 (14.67%) RAD
7 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.67%) Scrum
10 7 (9.33%) Project Management
10 7 (9.33%) ETL
10 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Test Management
11 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.00%) OWASP
12 5 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) VB
2 3 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.33%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) ISEB
2 17 (22.67%) Degree
3 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) QA
2 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) GAMP
4 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (4.00%) Informatica
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) webMethods
5 2 (2.67%) StatPro
5 2 (2.67%) Netezza
5 2 (2.67%) thinkFolio
5 2 (2.67%) Cognos
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
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