Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 585 628
Rank change year-on-year +51 +43 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 15 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.049% 0.014% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.015% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 18
South East median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -21.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £26,000 £29,750 £32,025
90th Percentile £45,000 £38,250 £54,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
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 the South East

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Surrey +13 15 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Systems Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region featuring Systems Tester in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) CISM
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (46.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 7 (46.67%) CEH
1 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
1 7 (46.67%) Security Testing
1 7 (46.67%) OWASP
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Android
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (26.67%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Legal
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Java

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) HTML5
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
1 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 7 (46.67%) OWASP
1 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Security Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Logistic Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) QMS
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) PHP
1 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CEH
1 7 (46.67%) CISM
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft