The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Engineer
Rank 897 868 873
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 16 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.014% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 20
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 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
England -24 16 £34,500 -1.42% 4
East of England -8 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Bedfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
South East +14 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Berkshire - 4 £27,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £27,500 -
Cambridge -1 2 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £50,000 -
South West -15 2 £28,000 -37.77% 1
West Midlands -11 1 £27,000 -22.85%
City of London -12 1 - -
Yorkshire -38 1 £29,000 +5.45% 1
London -58 1 - - 2
Solihull - 1 £27,000 -
Weymouth - 1 £28,000 -
York - 1 £29,000 -
Dorset - 1 £28,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) Validation
5 9 (23.68%) Military
6 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Degree
7 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
8 6 (15.79%) QA
8 6 (15.79%) System Testing
8 6 (15.79%) EMC
8 6 (15.79%) C++
8 6 (15.79%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
9 5 (13.16%) ISEB
9 5 (13.16%) Electronics
9 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
9 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.53%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 4 (10.53%) Firewall
10 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
10 4 (10.53%) C#
10 4 (10.53%) Oracle

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
1 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) SNMP
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) SSH
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) OSPF
3 2 (5.26%) BGP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.63%) WinSCP
4 1 (2.63%) InfiniBand
4 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.63%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) JMeter
3 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.63%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) QUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (23.68%) Military
2 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.16%) Electronics
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.26%) Physics
1 2 (5.26%) Streaming Media
1 2 (5.26%) IPTV
1 2 (5.26%) GIS
1 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) Derivative
2 1 (2.63%) CPLD
2 1 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) RIA
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Validation
2 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
4 6 (15.79%) System Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) Requirements Management
8 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
8 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) OO
9 1 (2.63%) BDD
9 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C++
2 6 (15.79%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.53%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) ISEB
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) HNC
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) EMC
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Perforce
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Progress
4 1 (2.63%) Intel
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
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