The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Tester
UK / England
Rank 810 840 901
Rank change year-on-year +30 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 17 80 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.083% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.086% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 16 78 24
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £42,500 £38,375
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,125
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in England

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Tester in England

Systems Tester
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Tester in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Tester in England

Systems Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
East of England +37 8 £35,000 +27.27%
South East +30 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +4 3 £35,000 -
London +75 2 £37,500 - 1
North West - 1 £27,500 -
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 14 (42.42%) QA
1 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
1 14 (42.42%) Functional Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Selenium
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (30.30%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
5 9 (27.27%) Finance
5 9 (27.27%) System Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Release Management
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) ISEB
8 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.18%) SDLC
9 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
9 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
9 5 (15.15%) JIRA
9 5 (15.15%) Front Office
9 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
10 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
10 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
11 3 (9.09%) OOP
11 3 (9.09%) Degree

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (30.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) Power BI
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.03%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Front Office
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Functional Testing
1 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
2 11 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (30.30%) BDD
4 9 (27.27%) System Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) Release Management
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.18%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.06%) ERP
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Clearswift
3 2 (6.06%) Infor
3 2 (6.06%) Sage
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau
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