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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Test Engineer
Rank 885 922 871
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 7 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 16
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £27,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 11 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 27 May 2015. 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 +35 7 £45,000 +50.00%
South East +7 4 £49,250 +64.16%
London +31 2 £41,000 +6.49%
Middlesex +10 2 - -
East of England +14 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Hampshire +1 1 £53,500 +33.75%
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Fareham - 1 £53,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £39,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Degree
3 24 (53.33%) Linux
4 23 (51.11%) Security Cleared
4 23 (51.11%) Rational DOORS
5 20 (44.44%) Test Planning
5 20 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 19 (42.22%) DV Cleared
7 17 (37.78%) Web Services
7 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
7 17 (37.78%) GIS
8 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
8 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
9 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
9 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (28.89%) Project Management
10 12 (26.67%) C
11 11 (24.44%) QA
12 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
12 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 8 (17.78%) UNIX
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) Validation
13 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
13 7 (15.56%) HP
13 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (15.56%) Use Case
13 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 6 (13.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (6.67%) Wireless
3 3 (6.67%) LTE
3 3 (6.67%) 3GPP
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) 3G
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) 4G
5 1 (2.22%) WiMAX
5 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) SNMP
5 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (13.33%) TestDirector
3 2 (4.44%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) TestLink
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) GIS
2 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Physics
5 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.44%) PKI
7 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Linux
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Test Planning
2 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
3 13 (28.89%) Project Management
4 8 (17.78%) Validation
5 7 (15.56%) Use Case
5 7 (15.56%) System Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma
8 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
8 4 (8.89%) CMMI
8 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 3 (6.67%) SDLC
10 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
10 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.44%) Information Assurance
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) C
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) C++
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Degree
2 23 (51.11%) Security Cleared
3 20 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 19 (42.22%) DV Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
5 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Iperf
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Perforce
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) QNX