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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Test Engineer
Rank 906 930 960
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 25 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.033% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 24
Median salary £41,500 £40,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.84% +4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,100 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -10.25%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 17 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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 24 £41,500 +1.84% 5
London +44 8 £37,750 -9.03%
South West +26 7 £30,000 -45.94%
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
East of England +32 5 £59,000 +31.11% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £59,000 +31.11% 4
Cambridge +2 5 £59,000 +31.11% 3
Yorkshire +31 3 £35,000 -
Leeds +24 3 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +14 3 £35,000 -
South East +24 1 £45,000 +42.85% 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £38,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 £30,000 -
Poole - 1 £30,000 -

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (47.27%) Test Strategy
2 23 (41.82%) QA
3 22 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
6 17 (30.91%) System Testing
6 17 (30.91%) DV Cleared
7 16 (29.09%) ISEB
7 16 (29.09%) Scrum
7 16 (29.09%) C
7 16 (29.09%) Windows
7 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
7 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
7 16 (29.09%) ISTQB
7 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (25.45%) SDLC
8 14 (25.45%) Java
8 14 (25.45%) Regression Testing
9 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
9 13 (23.64%) Degree
10 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
10 12 (21.82%) Selenium
10 12 (21.82%) .NET
10 12 (21.82%) Automation Testing
10 12 (21.82%) SoapUI
11 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (18.18%) Test Planning

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 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) HTTP
2 6 (10.91%) HTTPS
2 6 (10.91%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) ATM
3 2 (3.64%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.82%) BGP
4 1 (1.82%) Broadband
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.82%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (1.82%) LTE
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.82%) UMTS
4 1 (1.82%) VSAT
4 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) GIS
2 6 (10.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Selenium
1 12 (21.82%) SoapUI
2 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
1 6 (10.91%) Games
1 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) EJB
2 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) J2EE
2 6 (10.91%) Spring
2 6 (10.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) iPhone
2 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.91%) Android
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (47.27%) Test Strategy
2 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
3 17 (30.91%) System Testing
4 16 (29.09%) Scrum
4 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
4 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
5 14 (25.45%) Regression Testing
5 14 (25.45%) SDLC
6 12 (21.82%) Automation Testing
6 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Project Management
7 10 (18.18%) SysML
7 10 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 10 (18.18%) UML
7 10 (18.18%) Validation
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.55%) Multithreading
9 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.91%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) C
3 14 (25.45%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) Python
5 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) C#
6 6 (10.91%) C++
6 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.91%) DV Cleared
3 16 (29.09%) ISEB
3 16 (29.09%) ISTQB
4 13 (23.64%) Degree
4 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Cisco
3 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.64%) Perforce
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
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