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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Test Engineer
Rank 861 935 933
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 21 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.027% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.028% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 34
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 21 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 10 December 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
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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 +61 21 £40,000 +14.28% 4
South East +65 5 £40,000 +45.45% 2
London +42 5 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England +24 4 £40,000 -3.03%
Surrey +33 3 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Cambridge +16 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £40,000 -3.03%
Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
South West +14 2 £50,000 +48.14% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Weybridge - 2 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex +24 1 £25,500 -7.27%
West Yorkshire +22 1 - -
Leeds +19 1 - -
Yorkshire +18 1 - -
Manchester -9 1 - -
North West -17 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £37,500 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £25,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £37,500 -

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (36.84%) DV Cleared
3 14 (36.84%) C
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) Python
5 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
7 10 (26.32%) C++
7 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 9 (23.68%) Test Planning
8 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
9 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) Android
9 8 (21.05%) ISEB
9 8 (21.05%) Java
9 8 (21.05%) J2EE
9 8 (21.05%) XML
9 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (18.42%) Wireless
10 7 (18.42%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) Degree
10 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.42%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
10 7 (18.42%) Embedded Systems

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 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Wireless
2 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
2 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) Bluetooth
3 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.26%) 3G
4 2 (5.26%) 4G
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) LTE
4 2 (5.26%) UMTS
4 2 (5.26%) WiMAX
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.79%) Games
3 4 (10.53%) Electronics
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) J2EE
1 8 (21.05%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) EJB
2 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) Spring
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (15.79%) iPhone
3 6 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 5 (13.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Android
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Phone
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
3 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 9 (23.68%) Test Planning
4 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.79%) Android Development
7 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.79%) MODAF
7 6 (15.79%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (15.79%) SysML
7 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 6 (15.79%) UML
7 6 (15.79%) User Stories
7 6 (15.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C
2 13 (34.21%) Python
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) C++
4 8 (21.05%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) Objective-C
6 4 (10.53%) Tcl
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) DV Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
4 8 (21.05%) ISEB
4 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) Degree
6 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (7.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9000
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Telelogic
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Gloucestershire
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Weybridge
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