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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Test Engineer
Rank 891 954 966
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 33 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.021% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 31
Median salary £37,500 £43,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £53,900 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 22 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 26 June 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 +51 32 £37,500 -13.79% 4
London +40 10 £37,750 -9.03%
Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 -
Leeds - 7 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 -
East of England +37 6 £59,000 +31.11% 1
Cambridge +10 6 £59,000 +31.11%
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £59,000 +31.11%
South West +16 5 £30,000 -45.94% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
South East +34 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West +23 2 £37,500 -15.25%
Stockport - 2 £37,500 -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £30,000 -
City of London - 1 £38,000 -
Poole - 1 £30,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
1 32 (48.48%) QA
2 30 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (39.39%) SQL
5 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
6 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
7 21 (31.82%) Selenium
8 19 (28.79%) Test Scripting
8 19 (28.79%) ISTQB
8 19 (28.79%) ISEB
8 19 (28.79%) Scrum
9 18 (27.27%) .NET
9 18 (27.27%) Manual Testing
9 18 (27.27%) Automation Testing
9 18 (27.27%) SoapUI
10 17 (25.76%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (25.76%) System Testing
10 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
11 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
11 16 (24.24%) Degree
12 15 (22.73%) DV Cleared
12 15 (22.73%) Regression Testing
12 15 (22.73%) SDLC
13 14 (21.21%) C
13 14 (21.21%) Windows
13 14 (21.21%) Python
14 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
15 12 (18.18%) Java
16 10 (15.15%) 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 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) HTTPS
2 4 (6.06%) SSL
3 2 (3.03%) ATM
3 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.52%) BGP
4 1 (1.52%) Broadband
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.52%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.52%) FTP
4 1 (1.52%) LTE
4 1 (1.52%) MPLS
4 1 (1.52%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.52%) UMTS
4 1 (1.52%) VSAT
4 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) GIS
2 4 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Selenium
2 18 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 3 (4.55%) JIRA
5 3 (4.55%) Robot Framework
6 2 (3.03%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
1 7 (10.61%) Manufacturing
1 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Back Office
2 4 (6.06%) Electronics
2 4 (6.06%) Games
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) EJB
2 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) J2EE
2 4 (6.06%) Spring
2 4 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.06%) iPhone
3 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
2 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
2 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.61%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
4 19 (28.79%) Scrum
4 19 (28.79%) Test Scripting
5 18 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 18 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 17 (25.76%) System Testing
7 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 15 (22.73%) Regression Testing
8 15 (22.73%) SDLC
9 10 (15.15%) Project Management
9 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
9 10 (15.15%) Validation
10 9 (13.64%) SysML
10 9 (13.64%) UML
11 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
11 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
12 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) C
2 14 (21.21%) Python
3 12 (18.18%) Java
4 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) C#
5 4 (6.06%) C++
5 4 (6.06%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) ISEB
1 19 (28.79%) ISTQB
2 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
3 16 (24.24%) Degree
4 15 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (48.48%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Firmware
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco
3 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Perforce
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
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