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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 867 917 938
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 41 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.048% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.050% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 35
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +35.41%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +53 40 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Yorkshire +15 14 £35,000 +7.69%
Leeds +21 11 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire -4 11 £35,000 +7.69%
South East +35 9 £31,500 -
East Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 1
East of England - 5 £44,500 -
Surrey - 5 £31,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £31,500 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £28,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £51,500 -
West Midlands -1 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Bradford -3 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Hampshire -4 3 £27,500 -
Lincoln - 3 £28,500 -
Petersfield -20 2 £30,750 -
Leicester - 2 £32,500 -
York - 2 £31,750 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £31,750 -
London - 2 £36,250 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Scotland +1 1 - -
Glasgow -5 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £37,500 -
Derby - 1 £35,000 -
Bordon - 1 £27,500 -

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 58 (48.74%) QA
2 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 43 (36.13%) ISEB
5 39 (32.77%) ISTQB
6 36 (30.25%) System Testing
7 35 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (29.41%) Manual Testing
7 35 (29.41%) Finance
7 35 (29.41%) SQL
8 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 34 (28.57%) Regression Testing
8 34 (28.57%) Selenium
9 33 (27.73%) Test Strategy
10 30 (25.21%) Functional Testing
10 30 (25.21%) Scrum
11 26 (21.85%) .NET
12 24 (20.17%) Degree
12 24 (20.17%) Java
13 23 (19.33%) SDLC
14 22 (18.49%) Software Testing
15 21 (17.65%) Test Automation
16 18 (15.13%) Integration Testing
16 18 (15.13%) MS Excel
17 17 (14.29%) XML
17 17 (14.29%) C#
17 17 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
17 17 (14.29%) SoapUI
18 16 (13.45%) Automation Testing
18 16 (13.45%) System Integration Testing

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 (3.36%) IIS
2 3 (2.52%) CICS
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.68%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Internet
2 7 (5.88%) VoIP
3 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.52%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.84%) GPRS
5 1 (0.84%) GSM
5 1 (0.84%) IPsec
5 1 (0.84%) LTE
5 1 (0.84%) PPP
5 1 (0.84%) UMTS
5 1 (0.84%) VSAT
5 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Selenium
2 17 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 12 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.72%) JIRA
5 7 (5.88%) InstallShield
6 6 (5.04%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.52%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.52%) JMeter
7 3 (2.52%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.68%) Introscope
8 2 (1.68%) WebLOAD
9 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.84%) JUnit
9 1 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.84%) Toad
9 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (29.41%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.88%) Automotive
3 7 (5.88%) Law
4 4 (3.36%) Back Office
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) .NET
2 17 (14.29%) XML
3 16 (13.45%) Web Services
4 10 (8.40%) HTML
5 5 (4.20%) CSS
6 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.52%) jQuery
7 3 (2.52%) JSON
7 3 (2.52%) LAMP
8 2 (1.68%) HTML5
8 2 (1.68%) XHTML
9 1 (0.84%) ADO
9 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.84%) RESTful
9 1 (0.84%) SOAP
9 1 (0.84%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 11 (9.24%) Statistics
3 7 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.04%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.52%) VSAM
7 2 (1.68%) Fintech
7 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.84%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Unix
2 11 (9.24%) Linux
3 9 (7.56%) Windows
4 7 (5.88%) Solaris
5 3 (2.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 36 (30.25%) System Testing
4 35 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 35 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 33 (27.73%) Test Strategy
7 30 (25.21%) Functional Testing
7 30 (25.21%) Scrum
8 23 (19.33%) SDLC
9 22 (18.49%) Software Testing
10 21 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 18 (15.13%) Integration Testing
12 17 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (13.45%) Automation Testing
13 16 (13.45%) RAD
13 16 (13.45%) System Integration Testing
14 15 (12.61%) Test Management
15 12 (10.08%) TDD
16 11 (9.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) SQL
2 24 (20.17%) Java
3 17 (14.29%) C#
4 11 (9.24%) C
5 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.72%) Perl
7 7 (5.88%) C++
7 7 (5.88%) Python
7 7 (5.88%) Ruby
8 4 (3.36%) PHP
9 3 (2.52%) COBOL
9 3 (2.52%) JCL
10 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (36.13%) ISEB
2 39 (32.77%) ISTQB
3 24 (20.17%) Degree
4 11 (9.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) CEH
6 1 (0.84%) CISM
6 1 (0.84%) CISSP
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (48.74%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.68%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.84%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.56%) HP
4 7 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (2.52%) Becrypt
5 3 (2.52%) CA
5 3 (2.52%) ESRI
5 3 (2.52%) Pega
5 3 (2.52%) VMware
6 2 (1.68%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.68%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.68%) Rally
7 1 (0.84%) Cognos
7 1 (0.84%) Informatica
7 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.84%) SAP
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago