The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Test Engineer
Rank 922 960 966
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 34 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.018% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 21
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,250 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-15.25% +17.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Systems Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Systems Test Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
England +17 31 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Leeds - 12 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 -
South East +33 6 £35,000 +27.27%
London +4 6 £38,000 -9.52%
Cambridge +20 5 £59,000 +31.11%
East of England +12 5 £59,000 +27.56%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £59,000 +27.56%
Surrey - 4 £35,000 -
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
North West +16 2 £37,500 -13.79% 1
Southampton - 2 £55,000 -
Stockport - 2 £37,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £38,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 37 (50.68%) QA
2 31 (42.47%) Selenium
3 30 (41.10%) Test Automation
3 30 (41.10%) SQL
3 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
4 28 (38.36%) .NET
5 27 (36.99%) MS Excel
5 27 (36.99%) Test Strategy
6 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (31.51%) Linux
8 22 (30.14%) Manual Testing
8 22 (30.14%) SoapUI
8 22 (30.14%) Automation Testing
9 20 (27.40%) Test Scripting
9 20 (27.40%) ISTQB
9 20 (27.40%) Python
9 20 (27.40%) ISEB
9 20 (27.40%) Scrum
10 17 (23.29%) Degree
11 14 (19.18%) System Testing
12 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
13 12 (16.44%) Regression Testing
13 12 (16.44%) Windows
14 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
15 10 (13.70%) Integration Testing
15 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
15 10 (13.70%) Java
15 10 (13.70%) SDLC

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 27 (36.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) ATM
1 2 (2.74%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.37%) BGP
2 1 (1.37%) Broadband
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.37%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.37%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) MPLS
2 1 (1.37%) NX-OS
2 1 (1.37%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) GIS
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (42.47%) Selenium
2 22 (30.14%) SoapUI
3 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.96%) Robot Framework
5 6 (8.22%) JIRA
6 5 (6.85%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.11%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (2.74%) LabVIEW
8 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.37%) JUnit
9 1 (1.37%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.37%) WATIR
General
1 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Games
3 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.48%) Back Office
4 4 (5.48%) Electronics
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.36%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Test Automation
2 27 (36.99%) Test Strategy
3 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (30.14%) Automation Testing
4 22 (30.14%) Manual Testing
5 20 (27.40%) Scrum
5 20 (27.40%) Test Scripting
6 14 (19.18%) System Testing
7 12 (16.44%) Regression Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Integration Testing
8 10 (13.70%) SDLC
9 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.96%) User Stories
9 8 (10.96%) Validation
10 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
10 7 (9.59%) SysML
10 7 (9.59%) Test Planning
11 6 (8.22%) Project Management
11 6 (8.22%) UML
11 6 (8.22%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) SQL
2 20 (27.40%) Python
3 10 (13.70%) Java
4 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.22%) C
6 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) ISEB
1 20 (27.40%) ISTQB
2 17 (23.29%) Degree
3 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (50.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Firmware
3 1 (1.37%) KVM
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Perforce
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Telerik
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
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