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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 430 425 439
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 5 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.095% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.10% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 6
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +6.89%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21506 20964 22168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.87% 95.02% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17227 17288 18941
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 28 July 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
West Sussex -19 2 £33,750 +8.87%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
Kent -12 1 £35,000 -7.89%
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) ISEB
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) ATDD
7 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) WinForms
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) Selenium
8 1 (10.00%) WPF
8 1 (10.00%) Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WatiN
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Informatics
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) ATDD
7 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) ETL
8 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft