The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Systems Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 420 455 465
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 23 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.024% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.025% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 4
Median salary £32,500 £22,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17782 19999 22031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 97.05% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15047 16125 17797
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +15 12 £32,000 +42.22%
West Sussex - 8 £40,000 -
Hampshire +15 3 £27,500 -
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Systems Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 37 (69.81%) QA
2 23 (43.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (35.85%) System Testing
4 18 (33.96%) Functional Testing
5 17 (32.08%) Manual Testing
5 17 (32.08%) ISTQB
5 17 (32.08%) Mainframe
6 15 (28.30%) Internet
6 15 (28.30%) Regression Testing
6 15 (28.30%) Finance
7 14 (26.42%) Statistics
8 13 (24.53%) JIRA
8 13 (24.53%) ISEB
9 12 (22.64%) Java
9 12 (22.64%) SQL
9 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (22.64%) TDD
9 12 (22.64%) SDLC
10 11 (20.75%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (20.75%) Selenium
11 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
11 10 (18.87%) Web Services
11 10 (18.87%) Automation Testing
12 9 (16.98%) Unix
12 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
12 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
12 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (16.98%) Degree
12 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
13 8 (15.09%) Waterfall

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) JIRA
2 11 (20.75%) Selenium
3 7 (13.21%) SoapUI
3 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.43%) JMeter
4 5 (9.43%) LoadRunner
4 5 (9.43%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.55%) HP UFT
5 4 (7.55%) InstallShield
5 4 (7.55%) Introscope
5 4 (7.55%) WebLOAD
6 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.55%) Automotive
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) XML
3 4 (7.55%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) JSON
4 2 (3.77%) XHTML
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Mainframe
2 14 (26.42%) Statistics
3 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) VSAM
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Unix
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (35.85%) System Testing
3 18 (33.96%) Functional Testing
4 17 (32.08%) Manual Testing
5 15 (28.30%) Regression Testing
6 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.64%) SDLC
6 12 (22.64%) TDD
7 11 (20.75%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (18.87%) Automation Testing
8 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
9 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
10 8 (15.09%) RAD
10 8 (15.09%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
10 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
11 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) C
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) Perl
5 4 (7.55%) C++
5 4 (7.55%) Python
5 4 (7.55%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) COBOL
6 3 (5.66%) JCL
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) ISTQB
2 13 (24.53%) ISEB
3 9 (16.98%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CEH
5 1 (1.89%) CISM
5 1 (1.89%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (69.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.55%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.89%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) HP
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) CA
4 4 (7.55%) AppDynamics
4 4 (7.55%) Dynatrace
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) Pega
6 2 (3.77%) Rally
7 1 (1.89%) Informatica