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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Analyst
Rank 884 855 860
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Analyst 23 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.018% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.019% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 29
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £28,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £76,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.84%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Systems Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Top 13 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 2 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 -24 22 £37,500 -28.57%
London -3 11 £47,500 -26.92%
West Midlands - 9 £31,000 -
City of London +12 6 £50,000 -
Coventry - 4 £31,250 -
Cheltenham - 2 £32,500 -
Solihull - 2 £27,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £28,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -

Systems Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 40 (76.92%) SQL
2 24 (46.15%) ISEB
3 23 (44.23%) Test Scripting
4 21 (40.38%) Relational Database
5 19 (36.54%) UNIX
6 17 (32.69%) Finance
6 17 (32.69%) Integration Testing
7 16 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 16 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (28.85%) Asset Management
9 13 (25.00%) Windows
9 13 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (25.00%) webMethods
9 13 (25.00%) StatPro
9 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 13 (25.00%) Sentinel
9 13 (25.00%) thinkFolio
10 12 (23.08%) System Testing
10 12 (23.08%) Fixed Income
10 12 (23.08%) Equities
11 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
12 10 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
13 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
13 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (17.31%) IBM
14 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (15.38%) HP
14 8 (15.38%) Cognos
14 8 (15.38%) Netezza

Systems Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Sentinel
2 5 (9.62%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) Relational Database
2 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
4 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
6 5 (9.62%) Cognos Query Studio
6 5 (9.62%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 5 (9.62%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.85%) TestPartner
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Fixed Income
1 12 (23.08%) Equities
2 7 (13.46%) Derivative
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) UNIX
2 13 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Test Scripting
2 17 (32.69%) Integration Testing
3 16 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 16 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (28.85%) Asset Management
5 12 (23.08%) System Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (13.46%) Automation Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
10 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
12 3 (5.77%) Data Validation
12 3 (5.77%) Change Data Capture
12 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.77%) SOA
12 3 (5.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 13 (25.00%) webMethods
1 13 (25.00%) StatPro
1 13 (25.00%) thinkFolio
2 9 (17.31%) IBM
3 8 (15.38%) Cognos
3 8 (15.38%) Netezza
3 8 (15.38%) HP
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle
5 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix