The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 246 242 225
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.068% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.070% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,125 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.87% +56.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Systems Tester Salary Trend in the South West

Systems Tester
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Gloucestershire +8 9 £40,000 +13.47%
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 27 (96.43%) ISEB
2 25 (89.29%) Software Testing
2 25 (89.29%) ISTQB
3 24 (85.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 24 (85.71%) C
3 24 (85.71%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.71%) System Testing
4 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) MSTest
6 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSTest
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Software Testing
2 24 (85.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 24 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) System Testing
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) ISEB
2 25 (89.29%) ISTQB