The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 23 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 446 412 418
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 5 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.14% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 21
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,500 £9,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22793 21681 23299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.00% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18221 17944 20143
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Systems Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Systems Tester
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in the South East

Systems Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -14 2 £36,250 -9.37%
Hampshire -3 1 £22,500 +4.65%
West Sussex -12 1 £42,500 +39.34%
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) ATDD
4 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) GAMP
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) LIMS
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) ATDD
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) GAMP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft