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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Tester
UK
Rank 837 868 910
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 20 78 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.076% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.079% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 15 74 37
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £41,000 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +42 18 £35,000 - 2
East of England +23 9 £35,000 +3.70%
Norfolk - 8 £35,000 -
Norwich - 8 £35,000 -
London +80 4 £37,500 -
South East +20 4 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 -
City of London +36 2 - -
Scotland +24 2 - -
Glasgow +17 2 - -
Petersfield - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £30,000 +39.53%
North West - 1 £27,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £55,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £34,000 -
Manchester - 1 £27,500 -
Essex - 1 £55,000 -

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
1 14 (35.90%) Functional Testing
2 13 (33.33%) System Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) Selenium
4 11 (28.21%) QA
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (28.21%) BDD
5 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
6 9 (23.08%) SDLC
7 8 (20.51%) Release Management
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) JIRA
8 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 6 (15.38%) Project Management
9 6 (15.38%) Front Office
9 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
10 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
10 5 (12.82%) Case Management
10 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
10 5 (12.82%) .NET
11 4 (10.26%) Oracle

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:

Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Power BI
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.69%) MSTest
5 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Functional Testing
1 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
2 13 (33.33%) System Testing
3 11 (28.21%) BDD
3 11 (28.21%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.08%) SDLC
6 8 (20.51%) Release Management
6 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.82%) Case Management
8 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
8 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Clearswift
4 2 (5.13%) Infor
4 2 (5.13%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Charles River
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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