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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank - 646 582
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - 0.027% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.029% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 17
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
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
41333 45058 41496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.49% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35059 37848 34733
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Equities
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle