The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 416 457
Rank change year-on-year +26 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 3 38 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.19% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.20% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 3 38 4
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,125
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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
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 30 March 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
Hampshire - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £30,000 +39.53%
Systems Tester
England

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Infor
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Infor
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Sage
1 2 (40.00%) SAP