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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Tester
Rank 895 888 935
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 23 75 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.069% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.072% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 21 61 42
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Tester
Top 22 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 26 September 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 -10 21 £35,000 - 4
London +50 8 £40,000 +33.33% 2
South West -21 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Somerset - 6 £32,500 -
Street - 6 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -3 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Leeds +8 3 £37,500 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -5 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Scotland +24 2 - - 1
City of London +54 1 £67,500 +125.00% 1
East of England +24 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Dundee +12 1 - -
North Yorkshire +4 1 £31,000 -11.42%
West Midlands -24 1 £45,000 +63.63% 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
York - 1 £31,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 37 (48.68%) Test Scripting
2 31 (40.79%) Finance
3 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.16%) QA
3 29 (38.16%) Software Testing
4 28 (36.84%) ISTQB
4 28 (36.84%) System Testing
5 27 (35.53%) ISEB
6 25 (32.89%) SQL
7 24 (31.58%) Degree
7 24 (31.58%) Test Strategy
8 23 (30.26%) Manual Testing
8 23 (30.26%) Selenium
8 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
9 22 (28.95%) Scrum
10 21 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (23.68%) Regression Testing
12 17 (22.37%) .NET
12 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
12 17 (22.37%) SDLC
13 15 (19.74%) C#
13 15 (19.74%) Project Management
14 14 (18.42%) XML
14 14 (18.42%) Functional Testing
14 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (15.79%) Java
15 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (14.47%) Non-Functional Testing
16 11 (14.47%) Case Management
16 11 (14.47%) Time 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 (1.32%) CICS
1 1 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) SAS
1 1 (1.32%) Xceptor
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) VoIP
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.95%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.95%) NAS
4 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Selenium
2 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (11.84%) JIRA
4 8 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 7 (9.21%) InstallShield
6 5 (6.58%) MSTest
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.21%) Aerospace
3 7 (9.21%) Automotive
4 4 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) XML
3 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (9.21%) HTML
5 3 (3.95%) LAMP
5 3 (3.95%) Web Services
6 2 (2.63%) CSS
6 2 (2.63%) jQuery
6 2 (2.63%) XHTML
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.32%) HTML5
7 1 (1.32%) JSON
7 1 (1.32%) RESTful
7 1 (1.32%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.63%) Fintech
6 2 (2.63%) Statistics
7 1 (1.32%) EPoS
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Physics
7 1 (1.32%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Unix
3 9 (11.84%) Windows
4 7 (9.21%) Solaris
5 3 (3.95%) CentOS
6 2 (2.63%) Android
6 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Test Scripting
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) Software Testing
3 28 (36.84%) System Testing
4 24 (31.58%) Test Strategy
5 23 (30.26%) Manual Testing
6 22 (28.95%) Scrum
7 21 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (23.68%) Regression Testing
9 17 (22.37%) SDLC
9 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
10 15 (19.74%) Project Management
11 14 (18.42%) Functional Testing
12 11 (14.47%) Case Management
12 11 (14.47%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (14.47%) Time Management
13 10 (13.16%) Test Management
14 9 (11.84%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (10.53%) Automated Testing
15 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 15 (19.74%) C#
3 12 (15.79%) Java
4 9 (11.84%) C
5 8 (10.53%) Perl
6 7 (9.21%) C++
6 7 (9.21%) Python
6 7 (9.21%) Ruby
7 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.26%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) COBOL
9 1 (1.32%) JCL
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 27 (35.53%) ISEB
3 24 (31.58%) Degree
4 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) CEH
6 1 (1.32%) CISM
6 1 (1.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.26%) HP
4 3 (3.95%) Becrypt
4 3 (3.95%) ESRI
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Charles River
6 1 (1.32%) Cognos
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Student Loans Company
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago