The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 846 883 830
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 51 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.041% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.043% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 51
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £19,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £24,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -22.58%

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Tester
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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 +47 49 £32,500 -5.79% 6
Yorkshire +32 33 £32,500 +12.06% 1
West Yorkshire - 33 £32,500 -
Leeds - 18 £35,000 -
Bradford - 10 £30,000 -
South East +33 7 - - 3
West Midlands -15 7 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £32,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 7 - - 3
Petersfield - 4 - - 2
Halifax - 3 £32,500 -
Scotland +13 2 £24,000 +9.09% 1
Dundee -8 1 £20,000 -9.09% 1
Glasgow - 1 £28,000 -
Castle Cary - 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) SQL
3 36 (46.15%) System Testing
4 32 (41.03%) Test Scripting
4 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 29 (37.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (37.18%) QA
6 25 (32.05%) ISEB
7 23 (29.49%) Scrum
7 23 (29.49%) ISTQB
8 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
8 22 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (26.92%) Automated Testing
9 21 (26.92%) Finance
10 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
10 19 (24.36%) SDLC
11 17 (21.79%) .NET
11 17 (21.79%) Integration Testing
12 16 (20.51%) Performance Testing
13 14 (17.95%) Test Management
13 14 (17.95%) RAD
13 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (16.67%) Client/Server
14 13 (16.67%) Cognos
14 13 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (16.67%) QlikView
14 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
15 11 (14.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (12.82%) Degree

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (16.67%) QlikView
2 2 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.28%) OpenQM
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.28%) mvBase
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.97%) Selenium
3 6 (7.69%) Ranorex
4 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Appium
5 1 (1.28%) MSTest
5 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Android
1 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Solaris
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (46.15%) System Testing
3 32 (41.03%) Test Scripting
4 29 (37.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (29.49%) Scrum
6 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
7 21 (26.92%) Automated Testing
8 19 (24.36%) SDLC
9 17 (21.79%) Integration Testing
10 16 (20.51%) Performance Testing
11 14 (17.95%) Test Management
11 14 (17.95%) RAD
11 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 9 (11.54%) Load Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Project Management
14 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
15 7 (8.97%) Manual Testing
16 6 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) C#
2 2 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) Ruby
3 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.28%) PHP
3 1 (1.28%) COBOL
3 1 (1.28%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) ISEB
2 23 (29.49%) ISTQB
3 11 (14.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (12.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.18%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Cognos
3 2 (2.56%) Citrix
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) jBASE
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