Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Tester
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 379 460
Rank change year-on-year +45 +81 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.008% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
City of London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +16.84% -14.41%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £25,413
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £48,375
Central London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +16.84% -14.41%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9800 12850 20075
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.26% 96.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8875 11649 17129
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +2.33%

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Systems Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in the City of London

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester in the City of London.

Salary trend for Systems Tester in the City of London

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 across the City of London region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Systems Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau