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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 825 831 759
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 27 32 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.031% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.032% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 73
Average salary £35,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,375 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,125 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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
London +48 12 £35,500 -13.93%
Yorkshire +3 5 £32,500 -16.12% 1
South East -9 4 £29,625 -5.95% 1
North West +7 3 £35,250 +8.46%
South West -24 3 £35,250 +56.66%
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (53.85%) Test Scripting
1 28 (53.85%) System Testing
2 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 24 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (36.54%) ISEB
4 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (34.62%) Finance
5 18 (34.62%) QA
6 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
6 17 (32.69%) SQL
7 15 (28.85%) Performance Testing
8 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (26.92%) Management Information System
9 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 13 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (23.08%) Test Strategy
10 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
11 11 (21.15%) MS Office
11 11 (21.15%) Test Management
12 10 (19.23%) .NET
12 10 (19.23%) RAD
12 10 (19.23%) Project Management
12 10 (19.23%) Scrum
13 9 (17.31%) Client/Server
13 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
13 9 (17.31%) OWASP
13 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
14 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
14 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
15 5 (9.62%) Non-Functional Testing

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Sentinel
1 2 (3.85%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) Appium
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 9 (17.31%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) NHS
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.85%) Equities
3 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Telematics
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Test Scripting
1 28 (53.85%) System Testing
2 24 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.85%) Performance Testing
5 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 11 (21.15%) Test Management
8 10 (19.23%) RAD
8 10 (19.23%) Project Management
8 10 (19.23%) Scrum
9 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
9 9 (17.31%) OWASP
10 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
13 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
14 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) ISEB
2 13 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) QA
2 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix
3 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.85%) webMethods
3 2 (3.85%) StatPro
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