The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Test Engineer
UK
Rank 811 900 894
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 38 39 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.039% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 47
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
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 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Systems Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 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 +101 38 £40,000 +14.28% 5
South East +67 13 £37,500 +36.36% 2
East of England - 10 £45,000 - 1
South West +19 8 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Hampshire +18 8 £41,500 -34.90% 1
Fareham - 8 £41,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £50,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £55,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £55,000 - 1
Norfolk - 5 £35,000 -
Norwich - 5 £35,000 -
London +75 4 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey +28 1 £47,500 +35.71%
West Sussex +2 1 £25,500 -7.27%
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -
Dorset - 1 £26,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £25,500 -
Weymouth - 1 £26,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 - 1

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Systems Test Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Security Cleared
3 20 (34.48%) Telecoms
4 19 (32.76%) Python
5 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
7 16 (27.59%) Test Planning
8 15 (25.86%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (24.14%) Degree
9 14 (24.14%) DV Cleared
10 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
10 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 11 (18.97%) Wireless
11 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
11 11 (18.97%) Windows
11 11 (18.97%) C
11 11 (18.97%) C++
11 11 (18.97%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
12 10 (17.24%) Electronics
12 10 (17.24%) Scrum
13 9 (15.52%) Validation
13 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
13 9 (15.52%) Android
13 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
13 9 (15.52%) QA
13 9 (15.52%) Firmware
13 9 (15.52%) Java
13 9 (15.52%) J2EE
13 9 (15.52%) XML

Systems Test Engineer 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 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Wireless
2 6 (10.34%) Internet
3 4 (6.90%) Bluetooth
3 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.17%) ATM
4 3 (5.17%) HTTP
4 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.17%) LTE
4 3 (5.17%) SSL
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) 3G
5 2 (3.45%) 4G
5 2 (3.45%) UMTS
5 2 (3.45%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) GIS
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (10.34%) JUnit
2 6 (10.34%) Selenium
2 6 (10.34%) WATIR
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 4 (6.90%) TestRail
5 3 (5.17%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.17%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.24%) Electronics
3 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.17%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) J2EE
1 9 (15.52%) XML
2 8 (13.79%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) EJB
3 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.86%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (8.62%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.62%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.17%) iPhone
4 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.72%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Android
2 9 (15.52%) Unix
3 7 (12.07%) Linux
4 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
3 16 (27.59%) Test Planning
4 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
6 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 10 (17.24%) Scrum
7 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (15.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Validation
8 8 (13.79%) Functional Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.34%) Analytics
10 6 (10.34%) BDD
10 6 (10.34%) Data Analytics
10 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Python
2 11 (18.97%) C
2 11 (18.97%) C++
3 9 (15.52%) Java
4 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 7 (12.07%) Perl
6 6 (10.34%) VB
7 4 (6.90%) Tcl
8 3 (5.17%) C#
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 14 (24.14%) DV Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
5 6 (10.34%) ISEB
6 4 (6.90%) HNC
6 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) ISO 9000
2 3 (5.17%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Firmware
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco
1 3 (5.17%) HP
1 3 (5.17%) Telerik
1 3 (5.17%) VMware
2 2 (3.45%) Telelogic
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
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