The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 432 428 421
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 14 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.023% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.024% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 11
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
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
20486 20531 21455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.03% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 16932 18369
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 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
West Sussex +6 8 £36,500 +17.74%
Berkshire - 3 £29,000 -
Surrey -10 1 £30,500 -18.66%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £28,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (41.18%) Software Testing
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) V-Model
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (17.65%) Informatica
5 3 (17.65%) GAMP
5 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Informatics
6 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) IMAP
1 1 (5.88%) POP3
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WatiN
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Redmine
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Informatics
2 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) V-Model
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft