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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 858 886 955
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 19 72 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.068% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.070% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 17 69 20
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £28,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Tester
Top 17 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 5 December 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 +19 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1
London +73 9 £40,000 +33.33%
South West 0 3 £32,500 -7.14%
West Midlands -9 3 £31,500 +14.54%
Malvern - 3 £31,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £31,500 -
South East +44 2 £33,250 -16.87%
Scotland +28 2 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London +25 2 £55,000 +83.33%
Portsmouth - 2 £33,250 -
Street - 2 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £33,250 -
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
Glasgow +23 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Gloucestershire -28 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Dundee - 1 - -

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 27 (52.94%) Test Scripting
2 21 (41.18%) System Testing
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
3 16 (31.37%) Selenium
3 16 (31.37%) Finance
4 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 14 (27.45%) Manual Testing
6 13 (25.49%) QA
6 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
6 13 (25.49%) ISEB
6 13 (25.49%) Project Management
7 12 (23.53%) Degree
7 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
8 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (21.57%) Scrum
8 11 (21.57%) .NET
8 11 (21.57%) SDLC
8 11 (21.57%) Case Management
9 10 (19.61%) Functional Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
9 10 (19.61%) JIRA
10 9 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
12 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
12 7 (13.73%) Test Management

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 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.96%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
1 3 (5.88%) NAS
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (19.61%) JIRA
4 5 (9.80%) MSTest
4 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.92%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Front Office
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Games
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.84%) XML
4 3 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
4 3 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) LAMP
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Test Scripting
2 21 (41.18%) System Testing
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 14 (27.45%) Manual Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Project Management
7 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
8 11 (21.57%) Case Management
8 11 (21.57%) Scrum
8 11 (21.57%) SDLC
9 10 (19.61%) Functional Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
10 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (13.73%) Defect Management
11 7 (13.73%) Test Management
12 6 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
13 5 (9.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) C
5 2 (3.92%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
2 13 (25.49%) ISEB
3 12 (23.53%) Degree
4 9 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Becrypt
3 3 (5.88%) ESRI
3 3 (5.88%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Infor
4 2 (3.92%) Sage
5 1 (1.96%) Charles River
5 1 (1.96%) Cognos
5 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Xceptor
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