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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 875 794 800
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 28 97 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.088% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.093% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 27 67 92
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £23,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,550
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

Systems Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Tester
Top 29 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -102 26 £32,500 -7.14% 2
London -60 6 £43,750 -2.77% 1
South East -34 5 £35,000 +14.75%
Yorkshire -51 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Coventry +13 3 £31,500 -10.00%
West Midlands +12 3 £31,500 -14.86%
North West +9 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Manchester +6 3 £32,500 +18.18%
West Yorkshire -33 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds -42 3 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Surrey +4 2 £36,250 +18.85%
City of London -13 2 £33,750 +50.00%
Northamptonshire - 2 £32,500 -
Woking - 2 £36,250 -
Northampton - 2 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire +7 1 £20,000 -
West Sussex -7 1 £42,500 +39.34%
Hampshire -9 1 £22,500 +4.65%
South West -14 1 £20,000 -39.39% 1
North Yorkshire -27 1 £25,500 -7.27%
Cardiff - 1 £24,500 -
Oldham - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £20,000 -
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
Wales - 1 £24,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £24,500 -

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (38.60%) Test Scripting
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 17 (29.82%) ISEB
3 17 (29.82%) Degree
4 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
5 14 (24.56%) System Testing
6 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (17.54%) Finance
7 10 (17.54%) QA
7 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
8 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.79%) Windows
9 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.04%) Java
9 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
10 7 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
11 6 (10.53%) Selenium
11 6 (10.53%) Scrum
11 6 (10.53%) TDD
11 6 (10.53%) Retail
12 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (8.77%) HP
12 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
12 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
13 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (7.02%) MS Office

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Lync
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) DTS
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Selenium
2 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) TestDirector
4 3 (5.26%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.51%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.75%) Chemistry
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Test Scripting
2 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
3 14 (24.56%) System Testing
4 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.53%) Scrum
9 6 (10.53%) TDD
10 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Fault Management
11 4 (7.02%) Change Control
11 4 (7.02%) Black-Box Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Project Management
13 2 (3.51%) Migration
13 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) C
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
4 2 (3.51%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) ISEB
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Control-M
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Telerik
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
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