The median annual salary for a Systems Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Test Analyst
UK
Rank 851 930 939
Rank change year-on-year +79 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Analyst 16 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.033% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.034% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 16
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -23.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.75% -20.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Systems Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Test Analyst in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Systems Test Analyst in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Test Analyst in the UK

Systems Test Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +76 16 £35,000 +14.75% 2
East of England +31 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Norfolk - 7 £35,000 -
Norwich - 7 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +28 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Yorkshire +18 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Leeds +17 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Bradford - 3 £35,000 -
South East +78 2 £26,000 -52.72% 1
Surrey +38 2 £26,000 -54.78% 1
West Midlands +22 2 £30,750 +0.81%
Birmingham - 2 £30,750 -
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Somerset - 1 £32,500 -
Taunton - 1 £32,500 -

Systems Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Systems Test Analyst 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 featuring Systems Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Scrum
3 17 (48.57%) QA
4 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 14 (40.00%) SDLC
5 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
5 12 (34.29%) Project Management
6 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) .NET
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) ISEB
7 10 (28.57%) Selenium
7 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 10 (28.57%) BDD
7 10 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (25.71%) Test Management
8 9 (25.71%) Functional Testing
9 8 (22.86%) System Testing
9 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
9 8 (22.86%) Release Management
9 8 (22.86%) TDD
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
10 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing

Systems Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
1 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
3 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
5 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 3 (8.57%) MSTest
5 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.71%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.71%) XSD
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) Pyramid
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Scrum
2 14 (40.00%) SDLC
2 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
4 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) BDD
5 10 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 9 (25.71%) Functional Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Test Management
7 8 (22.86%) Release Management
7 8 (22.86%) System Testing
7 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
10 5 (14.29%) RAD
10 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
2 10 (28.57%) ISEB
3 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) Serena
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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