The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 427 474
Rank change year-on-year +44 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 4 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.028% 0.082% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.085% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 1
Median salary £28,750 £31,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.73% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.07% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in the South East

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Systems Tester in the South East

Systems Tester
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Tester in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Tester in the South East

Systems Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Surrey +25 4 £28,750 -8.73% 1
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows

Systems Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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