The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 600 624 584
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 12 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.009% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.010% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 14
Average salary £35,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.93% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £29,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
Systems Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the London region.

Systems Tester Salary Trend in London

Systems Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in London

Systems Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
(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
City of London +6 6 £35,250 +4.44%
Ealing - 2 - -
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (52.94%) System Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) ISEB
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) User Stories
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Selenium
8 2 (11.76%) Release Management
8 2 (11.76%) thinkFolio
8 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 2 (11.76%) Derivative
8 2 (11.76%) Sentinel
8 2 (11.76%) Asset Management

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Sentinel
1 2 (11.76%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) Appium
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) Equities
2 2 (11.76%) Derivative
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (52.94%) System Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) webMethods
2 2 (11.76%) StatPro
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle