The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 828 820 847
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 53 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.046% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.049% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 44
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,150 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Tester
Top 25 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 1 August 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 -57 51 £32,500 +4.83% 5
East of England - 21 £19,000 -
Bedfordshire - 21 £19,000 -
London -29 14 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Luton - 9 £19,000 -
South East -21 8 £32,500 +4.83% 1
West Midlands +7 6 £34,500 -6.75%
Warwickshire +15 3 £37,500 +1.35%
Crawley +9 3 £35,000 +12.90% 1
West Sussex -15 3 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Coventry - 3 £31,500 -
Yorkshire -33 2 £29,500 -15.71% 2
Dundee - 2 £24,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £30,000 -
Reading - 2 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £29,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
Scotland - 2 £24,000 -
Kent -11 1 £35,000 -7.89%
City of London -15 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £30,000 - 1
York - 1 £29,000 - 1
Ealing - 1 £29,500 -

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 44 (53.01%) System Testing
2 37 (44.58%) Test Scripting
3 34 (40.96%) Degree
4 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
4 31 (37.35%) SQL
5 30 (36.14%) MS Excel
6 28 (33.73%) ISEB
7 26 (31.33%) Oracle
8 19 (22.89%) QA
8 19 (22.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (19.28%) Automated Testing
9 16 (19.28%) Finance
9 16 (19.28%) Integration Testing
10 15 (18.07%) Manual Testing
10 15 (18.07%) ISTQB
11 14 (16.87%) Software Testing
11 14 (16.87%) Regression Testing
11 14 (16.87%) Windows
12 13 (15.66%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (12.05%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (10.84%) Test Automation
16 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
16 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
16 9 (10.84%) Oracle Certification
17 8 (9.64%) Retail
18 7 (8.43%) TDD
18 7 (8.43%) HP
18 7 (8.43%) MS Office

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (6.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (36.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.43%) MS Office
4 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) DTS
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Selenium
2 5 (6.02%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.82%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.82%) JUnit
3 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.82%) JIRA
4 3 (3.61%) QARun
4 3 (3.61%) WinRunner
4 3 (3.61%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.41%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Toad
6 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.20%) WatiN
6 1 (1.20%) Redmine
6 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) HTML
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) WPF
4 1 (1.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Open Source
2 4 (4.82%) SWIFT
2 4 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.61%) EPoS
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Derivative
5 1 (1.20%) Informatics
5 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.20%) Equities
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) UNIX
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.02%) Android
5 3 (3.61%) Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) System Testing
2 37 (44.58%) Test Scripting
3 19 (22.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (19.28%) Automated Testing
4 16 (19.28%) Integration Testing
5 15 (18.07%) Manual Testing
6 14 (16.87%) Software Testing
6 14 (16.87%) Regression Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.84%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.43%) TDD
9 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.23%) ETL
11 5 (6.02%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.02%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Black-Box Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) VB
3 4 (4.82%) Java
4 2 (2.41%) PHP
4 2 (2.41%) C
5 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) Degree
2 28 (33.73%) ISEB
3 15 (18.07%) ISTQB
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (3.61%) HND
5 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) Control-M
3 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (31.33%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) HP
4 4 (4.82%) Cognos
4 4 (4.82%) IBM
4 4 (4.82%) Netezza
5 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) thinkFolio
6 1 (1.20%) webMethods
6 1 (1.20%) StatPro
6 1 (1.20%) Informatica
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Cerillion
6 1 (1.20%) Twitter
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