The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 862 934 960
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 53 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.027% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.028% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 28
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,850 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- +27.45%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Tester
Salary Trend

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

Systems Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Tester over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 within the UK.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +87 52 £35,000 +7.69% 7
South East +58 15 £31,500 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire +23 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Leeds +16 11 £35,000 +3.70% 1
West Yorkshire -1 11 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Surrey +37 9 £31,500 +40.00% 1
East Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £31,500 - 1
London +37 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £44,500 -
East of England - 5 £44,500 - 3
West Midlands -9 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £28,500 - 1
Bradford +9 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Hampshire -4 3 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Lincoln - 3 £28,500 - 1
Petersfield -14 2 £30,750 -
Cambridge - 2 £36,250 -
Derby - 2 £35,000 -
York - 2 £31,750 -
Derbyshire - 2 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £31,750 -
City of London +61 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Staffordshire -2 1 £27,000 -16.92%
Glasgow -2 1 - -
Scotland -3 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent -15 1 £27,000 -16.92%
Chertsey - 1 £42,500 -
Redhill - 1 £24,000 -

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 66 (48.18%) QA
2 59 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (41.61%) Test Scripting
4 48 (35.04%) SQL
5 47 (34.31%) ISEB
6 45 (32.85%) ISTQB
7 44 (32.12%) Microsoft
8 42 (30.66%) Manual Testing
9 41 (29.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 40 (29.20%) Selenium
10 40 (29.20%) System Testing
11 39 (28.47%) .NET
12 38 (27.74%) Test Strategy
13 37 (27.01%) Scrum
14 36 (26.28%) Finance
15 30 (21.90%) Functional Testing
16 27 (19.71%) Automation Testing
17 26 (18.98%) Regression Testing
17 26 (18.98%) Java
17 26 (18.98%) MS Excel
18 25 (18.25%) Degree
18 25 (18.25%) SDLC
19 23 (16.79%) SoapUI
19 23 (16.79%) Software Testing
20 21 (15.33%) Test Automation
21 20 (14.60%) Test Management
21 20 (14.60%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (14.60%) Integration Testing
21 20 (14.60%) RAD
22 19 (13.87%) XML

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.92%) IIS
2 3 (2.19%) CICS
Applications
1 26 (18.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.46%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) Internet
2 7 (5.11%) VoIP
3 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.19%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.19%) NAS
5 1 (0.73%) GPRS
5 1 (0.73%) GSM
5 1 (0.73%) IPsec
5 1 (0.73%) LTE
5 1 (0.73%) PPP
5 1 (0.73%) UMTS
5 1 (0.73%) VSAT
5 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (29.20%) Selenium
2 23 (16.79%) SoapUI
3 20 (14.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (10.22%) JIRA
5 7 (5.11%) InstallShield
5 7 (5.11%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.38%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.65%) JMeter
7 5 (3.65%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.92%) Introscope
8 4 (2.92%) WebLOAD
9 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.46%) Toad
9 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.73%) JUnit
10 1 (0.73%) Selenium IDE
General
1 36 (26.28%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Law
2 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.11%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.11%) Automotive
4 4 (2.92%) Back Office
5 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.47%) .NET
2 19 (13.87%) XML
3 16 (11.68%) Web Services
4 11 (8.03%) HTML
5 6 (4.38%) CSS
6 4 (2.92%) jQuery
6 4 (2.92%) JSON
7 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.19%) LAMP
8 2 (1.46%) HTML5
8 2 (1.46%) XHTML
9 1 (0.73%) ADO
9 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.73%) RESTful
9 1 (0.73%) SOAP
9 1 (0.73%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Mainframe
2 14 (10.22%) Statistics
3 11 (8.03%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.84%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.92%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.19%) VSAM
8 2 (1.46%) Fintech
8 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.73%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Unix
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
3 9 (6.57%) Windows
4 7 (5.11%) Solaris
5 3 (2.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.61%) Test Scripting
3 42 (30.66%) Manual Testing
4 41 (29.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (29.20%) System Testing
6 38 (27.74%) Test Strategy
7 37 (27.01%) Scrum
8 30 (21.90%) Functional Testing
9 27 (19.71%) Automation Testing
10 26 (18.98%) Regression Testing
11 25 (18.25%) SDLC
12 23 (16.79%) Software Testing
13 21 (15.33%) Test Automation
14 20 (14.60%) Integration Testing
14 20 (14.60%) RAD
14 20 (14.60%) Test Management
15 19 (13.87%) Non-Functional Testing
16 17 (12.41%) System Integration Testing
17 12 (8.76%) TDD
17 12 (8.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.04%) SQL
2 26 (18.98%) Java
3 17 (12.41%) C#
4 13 (9.49%) C
4 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.84%) Perl
6 7 (5.11%) C++
6 7 (5.11%) Python
6 7 (5.11%) Ruby
7 4 (2.92%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) COBOL
8 3 (2.19%) JCL
9 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (34.31%) ISEB
2 45 (32.85%) ISTQB
3 25 (18.25%) Degree
4 14 (10.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) CEH
6 1 (0.73%) CISM
6 1 (0.73%) CISSP
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (48.18%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.92%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 44 (32.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.03%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.84%) HP
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle
5 5 (3.65%) CA
6 4 (2.92%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.92%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.19%) Becrypt
7 3 (2.19%) ESRI
7 3 (2.19%) Pega
7 3 (2.19%) VMware
8 2 (1.46%) Rally
9 1 (0.73%) Informatica
9 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: up to 35K +benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
UK
CGI
Posted: 23 days ago