The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

System Tester
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 169 161
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.035% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.036% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £24,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2547 2773 2964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.99% 96.55% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6339 5534 7080
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in Scotland

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Systems Tester in Scotland

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Systems Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle