The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

System Tester
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 271 323
Rank change year-on-year +43 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.014% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.015% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  

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 5067 6815 10209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.68% 95.76% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 6131 8678
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 3 (100.00%) Law
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Power BI
General
1 3 (100.00%) Law
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
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