The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 251 252 234
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.070% 0.027% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.029% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £29,500 £29,200
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Systems Tester Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Cheshire - 2 £25,000 -
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Telerik
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) IIS

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (11.11%) Lync
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Telerik
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP