The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Engineer
Rank 448 424 428
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% 0.028% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.029% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 9
Average salary £35,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.97% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £37,750 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Systems Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21426 20413 21847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.09% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16874 16852 18648
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Systems Test Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Systems Test Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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
Hampshire -7 1 £43,500 -19.06%
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Systems Test Engineer
England

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) SNMP
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Electronics
4 3 (21.43%) Military
4 3 (21.43%) SSH
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) SAS
6 1 (7.14%) Progress

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (21.43%) SNMP
2 3 (21.43%) SSH
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) ASN.1
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
4 1 (7.14%) WinSCP
4 1 (7.14%) InfiniBand
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
1 3 (21.43%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
1 1 (7.14%) CPLD
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) System Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.14%) BDD
2 1 (7.14%) ATDD
2 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C++
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Progress
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Intel
1 1 (7.14%) BMC
1 1 (7.14%) NEC