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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 846 879 835
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 34 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.030% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.032% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 47
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £25,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -31.08%
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
97667 106221 97451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.48% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81541 88015 81939
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +28 23 £32,500 +27.45% 5
South East +23 4 - - 2
West Midlands -7 4 £32,500 -5.79%
London +6 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (57.38%) System Testing
2 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (55.74%) SQL
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
4 28 (45.90%) Test Scripting
5 26 (42.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (32.79%) QA
6 20 (32.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (29.51%) ISEB
7 18 (29.51%) Software Testing
7 18 (29.51%) Finance
7 18 (29.51%) Scrum
8 17 (27.87%) SDLC
9 16 (26.23%) ISTQB
10 15 (24.59%) Integration Testing
10 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
10 15 (24.59%) .NET
11 14 (22.95%) Test Management
12 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
12 13 (21.31%) Management Information System
12 13 (21.31%) RAD
13 12 (19.67%) Automated Testing
13 12 (19.67%) Client/Server
13 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
14 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (18.03%) MS Office
15 10 (16.39%) Business Objects
15 10 (16.39%) Cognos
15 10 (16.39%) QlikView

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) CICS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) QlikView
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) mvBase
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.64%) OpenQM
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.56%) Ranorex
3 3 (4.92%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) Appium
5 1 (1.64%) MSTest
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Management Information System
2 12 (19.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.64%) Equities
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Solaris
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) System Testing
2 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) Test Scripting
4 26 (42.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (29.51%) Software Testing
5 18 (29.51%) Scrum
6 17 (27.87%) SDLC
7 15 (24.59%) Integration Testing
8 14 (22.95%) Test Management
9 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
9 13 (21.31%) RAD
10 12 (19.67%) Automated Testing
11 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
12 9 (14.75%) Project Management
13 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
13 6 (9.84%) OWASP
13 6 (9.84%) Load Testing
14 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
14 5 (8.20%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) COBOL
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
3 1 (1.64%) Fortran
3 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) ISEB
2 16 (26.23%) ISTQB
3 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.79%) QA
2 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Business Objects
2 10 (16.39%) Cognos
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) jBASE
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
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