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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Tester
UK
Rank 833 868 923
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 16 71 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.071% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.074% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 12 71 27
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £44,100 £41,700
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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
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 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 20 January 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 +29 14 £35,000 - 1
East of England +27 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Norfolk - 5 £35,000 -
Norwich - 5 £35,000 -
London +69 3 £40,000 +21.21%
South East +52 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
City of London +24 2 - -
West Midlands +4 2 £31,500 -16.00%
Scotland - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Malvern - 2 £31,500 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £33,250 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £33,250 -
Buckinghamshire +20 1 £30,000 +39.53%
South West +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Gloucestershire -29 1 £40,000 +14.28%

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 18 (42.86%) System Testing
2 16 (38.10%) Test Scripting
3 15 (35.71%) Finance
4 12 (28.57%) Project Management
4 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
5 11 (26.19%) Selenium
5 11 (26.19%) Functional Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Case Management
6 10 (23.81%) SDLC
6 10 (23.81%) QA
6 10 (23.81%) JIRA
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) SQL
7 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Degree
8 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
9 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (16.67%) Defect Management
10 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (14.29%) BDD
10 6 (14.29%) Front Office
11 5 (11.90%) TDD
11 5 (11.90%) Client/Server

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 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (2.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) Power BI
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) JIRA
3 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.90%) MSTest
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Front Office
3 2 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
1 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Physics
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) System Testing
2 16 (38.10%) Test Scripting
3 12 (28.57%) Project Management
3 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Case Management
4 11 (26.19%) Functional Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) Scrum
5 10 (23.81%) SDLC
6 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Defect Management
8 6 (14.29%) BDD
8 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Release Management
9 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) SOA
9 5 (11.90%) TDD
9 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Clearswift
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Infor
3 2 (4.76%) Sage
4 1 (2.38%) Charles River
4 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Xceptor
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