The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Analyst
Rank 895 859 889
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Analyst 20 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.017% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 21
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £76,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst within the UK.

Systems Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Systems Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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
England -43 19 £35,000 -17.64% 2
London -4 11 £48,750 -37.09% 1
City of London +25 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £31,250 -
Coventry - 4 £31,250 -
Cheltenham - 2 £32,500 -
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £28,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

Systems Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Systems Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 36 (83.72%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) Relational Database
3 19 (44.19%) Test Scripting
3 19 (44.19%) ISEB
4 17 (39.53%) UNIX
5 16 (37.21%) Asset Management
5 16 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Sentinel
6 14 (32.56%) thinkFolio
6 14 (32.56%) Finance
6 14 (32.56%) Fixed Income
6 14 (32.56%) Equities
6 14 (32.56%) RDBMS
6 14 (32.56%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (32.56%) webMethods
6 14 (32.56%) StatPro
7 13 (30.23%) Manual Testing
7 13 (30.23%) Integration Testing
8 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (23.26%) HP
10 9 (20.93%) IBM
10 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (18.60%) Cognos
11 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (18.60%) Windows
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.60%) Netezza
11 8 (18.60%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (18.60%) IBM InfoSphere
11 8 (18.60%) System Testing

Systems Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Systems Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Sentinel
2 7 (16.28%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) Relational Database
2 14 (32.56%) RDBMS
3 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (18.60%) IBM InfoSphere
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
4 8 (18.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (11.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (11.63%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Fixed Income
1 14 (32.56%) Equities
2 7 (16.28%) Derivative
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) UNIX
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Test Scripting
2 16 (37.21%) Asset Management
2 16 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Integration Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Manual Testing
4 8 (18.60%) System Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Investment Management
6 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
6 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Validation
7 3 (6.98%) ETL
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Data Validation
7 3 (6.98%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) ISEB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Salesforce.com
1 14 (32.56%) webMethods
1 14 (32.56%) StatPro
1 14 (32.56%) thinkFolio
2 10 (23.26%) HP
3 9 (20.93%) IBM
4 8 (18.60%) Cognos
4 8 (18.60%) Netezza
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft