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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 838 883 872
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 73 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.037% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.038% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 73 34 23
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £35,500 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Yorkshire +29 26 £35,000 +7.69% 2
South East +8 24 £35,000 +45.83% 1
South West -4 9 £40,000 +13.87%
North West +6 4 £38,000 +7.80% 1
London -1 4 £37,500 +5.63%
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands -15 2 £37,500 +80.72% 3
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 66 (45.21%) ISTQB
2 65 (44.52%) ISEB
3 62 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (41.78%) Test Scripting
5 57 (39.04%) QA
6 47 (32.19%) SQL
7 41 (28.08%) Software Testing
7 41 (28.08%) System Testing
8 38 (26.03%) Microsoft
9 36 (24.66%) .NET
9 36 (24.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 34 (23.29%) Manual Testing
10 34 (23.29%) MS Excel
11 33 (22.60%) Scrum
12 30 (20.55%) Performance Testing
12 30 (20.55%) Integration Testing
13 29 (19.86%) Functional Testing
13 29 (19.86%) RAD
14 28 (19.18%) C
15 27 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (16.44%) Requirements Analysis
16 24 (16.44%) Automation Testing
17 23 (15.75%) Selenium
18 22 (15.07%) Degree
18 22 (15.07%) Automated Testing
18 22 (15.07%) System Integration Testing
19 20 (13.70%) SDLC
19 20 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 20 (13.70%) Unit Testing
19 20 (13.70%) Test Management

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (4.11%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.74%) QlikView
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (15.75%) Selenium
3 17 (11.64%) JIRA
4 15 (10.27%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.79%) Ranorex
6 6 (4.11%) HP UFT
6 6 (4.11%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.11%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.42%) JMeter
8 4 (2.74%) WebLOAD
9 3 (2.05%) Introscope
9 3 (2.05%) Toad
9 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.37%) JUnit
10 2 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.68%) MSTest
11 1 (0.68%) WinRunner
General
1 19 (13.01%) Finance
2 2 (1.37%) Advertising
2 2 (1.37%) Banking
2 2 (1.37%) Legal
2 2 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (0.68%) Front Office
3 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Law
3 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.66%) .NET
2 19 (13.01%) Web Services
3 7 (4.79%) XML
4 5 (3.42%) CSS
4 5 (3.42%) HTML
4 5 (3.42%) JSON
5 3 (2.05%) jQuery
6 2 (1.37%) HTML5
6 2 (1.37%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.90%) Client/Server
3 12 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.79%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.11%) Statistics
6 5 (3.42%) Physics
7 4 (2.74%) Biology
7 4 (2.74%) Chemistry
7 4 (2.74%) Economics
8 3 (2.05%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (41.78%) Test Scripting
3 41 (28.08%) Software Testing
3 41 (28.08%) System Testing
4 36 (24.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (23.29%) Manual Testing
6 33 (22.60%) Scrum
7 30 (20.55%) Integration Testing
7 30 (20.55%) Performance Testing
8 29 (19.86%) Functional Testing
8 29 (19.86%) RAD
9 24 (16.44%) Automation Testing
9 24 (16.44%) Requirements Analysis
10 22 (15.07%) Automated Testing
10 22 (15.07%) System Integration Testing
11 20 (13.70%) Regression Testing
11 20 (13.70%) SDLC
11 20 (13.70%) Test Management
11 20 (13.70%) Unit Testing
12 18 (12.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.19%) SQL
2 28 (19.18%) C
3 17 (11.64%) Java
4 9 (6.16%) C#
5 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (45.21%) ISTQB
2 65 (44.52%) ISEB
3 22 (15.07%) Degree
4 20 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (39.04%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.05%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.37%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 38 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.96%) HP
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle
4 5 (3.42%) CA
5 4 (2.74%) Cognos
5 4 (2.74%) Rally
6 3 (2.05%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.05%) Dynatrace
6 3 (2.05%) Pega
7 2 (1.37%) Informatica
8 1 (0.68%) Yantra
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