The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Engineer
Rank 843 833 836
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 23 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.030% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.032% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 22
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Systems Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Test Engineer Salary Trend in England

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Systems Test Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 11 £30,000 -20.00% 3
London +17 6 £42,000 -16.00% 1
East of England -18 4 £60,000 +60.00%
South West -7 1 £40,000 +49.53%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Systems Test Engineer
UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Systems Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Test Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (48.94%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Degree
3 21 (44.68%) Windows
4 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.79%) Test Planning
6 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
6 13 (27.66%) Validation
7 12 (25.53%) Web Services
7 12 (25.53%) GIS
8 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
8 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
9 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
9 10 (21.28%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (19.15%) SQL
10 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
10 9 (19.15%) Use Case
10 9 (19.15%) CMMI
10 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
10 9 (19.15%) UNIX
10 9 (19.15%) C
11 8 (17.02%) System Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.89%) Python
12 7 (14.89%) Firewall
12 7 (14.89%) JIRA
13 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
13 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
13 6 (12.77%) MS Excel

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Systems Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) Wireless
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 4 (8.51%) OSPF
3 4 (8.51%) BGP
4 3 (6.38%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.38%) SNMP
4 3 (6.38%) 3GPP
4 3 (6.38%) LTE
5 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.26%) WiMAX
5 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.13%) SSH
6 1 (2.13%) 3G
6 1 (2.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (14.89%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) TestLink
3 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
3 4 (8.51%) Bugzilla
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
5 1 (2.13%) QUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Military
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) J2EE
2 2 (4.26%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.13%) Java SE
3 1 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) GIS
2 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.51%) Streaming Media
3 4 (8.51%) IPTV
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Open Source
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Windows
3 9 (19.15%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Test Planning
2 13 (27.66%) Validation
2 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
3 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
3 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.15%) Use Case
3 9 (19.15%) CMMI
4 8 (17.02%) System Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Six Sigma
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.38%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.64%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
5 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (8.51%) CCNA
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.13%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.13%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) Perforce
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) NEC
5 1 (2.13%) Zend
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