The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £25,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 230 260
Rank change year-on-year -26 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.031% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.018% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £25,250 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 - £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £27,050 - £35,200
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 North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6220 5501 6277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.16% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5166 4661 5007
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in the North West

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Systems Tester in the North West

Systems Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Manchester - 2 £25,250 - 1
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (50.00%) TestRail
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Systems Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) TestRail
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Manchester, Lancashire
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