Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

System Tester
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 836 913
Rank change year-on-year +4 +77 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 12 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 11
London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £54,550 £52,500
England median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in London

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Systems Tester in London

Systems Tester
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Tester in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Tester in London

Systems Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +8 4 £36,750 -39.26%
West London - 4 £45,000 -
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) CRM
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) System Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Virtual Team
6 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) Publishing
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) DB2
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) Software Testing

Systems Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Appium
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 4 (33.33%) Publishing
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) React Native
2 1 (8.33%) Underscore.js
2 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 5 (41.67%) System Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Automated Trading
8 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
8 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
8 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle