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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Test Engineer
Rank 861 867 844
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 23 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 12
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,850 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £50,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -2.56%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +24 11 £31,500 -11.26% 2
London - 6 £42,500 - 1
East of England -6 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West -22 1 £55,500 -
Systems Test Engineer
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Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 18 (60.00%) Validation
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 13 (43.33%) Degree
5 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 12 (40.00%) C
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (33.33%) SDLC
7 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) GIS
8 8 (26.67%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
9 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (23.33%) Service Management
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) ITSM
9 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Electronics
11 5 (16.67%) System Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (16.67%) Physics
11 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 5 (16.67%) Python

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (10.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
3 2 (6.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) TestLink
General
1 6 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) GIS
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Physics
3 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Validation
2 15 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 10 (33.33%) SDLC
5 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (23.33%) ITSM
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) Service Management
6 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) System Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
9 3 (10.00%) Use Case
9 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.00%) SysML
9 3 (10.00%) UML
10 2 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C
2 5 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Tcl
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 10 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) QNX
3 1 (3.33%) Perforce
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