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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 621 589 615
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 8 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.045% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.048% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 16
Average salary £34,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +16.88%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
42755 41601 46281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.60% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35687 34959 39975
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 2 October 2014. 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 +1 1 - - 1
Ealing - 1 £29,500 -
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) QA
3 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) ISEB
5 7 (35.00%) Selenium
5 7 (35.00%) System Testing
6 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Retail
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (25.00%) Use Case
7 5 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) JUnit
7 5 (25.00%) IIS
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) RAD
7 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.00%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (25.00%) JUnit
3 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (15.00%) WinRunner
4 3 (15.00%) QARun
5 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Toad
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
1 5 (25.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (35.00%) System Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Use Case
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (25.00%) RAD
7 4 (20.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) webMethods
4 1 (5.00%) StatPro
4 1 (5.00%) thinkFolio
4 1 (5.00%) Cerillion
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