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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Engineer
Rank 897 856 897
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 20 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.024% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.026% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +24.08%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -58 15 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South East -7 9 £40,000 - 2
London - 4 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Scotland - 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £42,500 - 1
Horsham - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire -4 1 £30,000 -27.27% 1
South West -11 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
East of England -19 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Ealing - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
City of London - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £27,500 - 1
Greenford - 1 £38,500 -
Poole - 1 £27,500 - 1
Reading - 1 £30,000 -
Woking - 1 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (43.14%) Software Testing
4 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 18 (35.29%) Shell Script
5 16 (31.37%) UNIX
6 13 (25.49%) System Testing
7 11 (21.57%) Degree
7 11 (21.57%) Windows
8 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.73%) QA
9 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle
9 7 (13.73%) Electronics
10 6 (11.76%) C++
10 6 (11.76%) Java
10 6 (11.76%) SQL
10 6 (11.76%) Python
10 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.80%) .NET
11 5 (9.80%) C#
11 5 (9.80%) Validation
11 5 (9.80%) ISEB
12 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
12 4 (7.84%) Hitachi
12 4 (7.84%) Veritas
12 4 (7.84%) Legato
12 4 (7.84%) Perl

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.84%) NAS
2 2 (3.92%) WiMAX
2 2 (3.92%) LTE
2 2 (3.92%) 4G
3 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.96%) ASN.1
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) 3G
3 1 (1.96%) SNMP
3 1 (1.96%) Broadband
3 1 (1.96%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.96%) UMTS
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
3 1 (1.96%) RequisitePro
3 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (13.73%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Military
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (5.88%) GIS
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) CPLD
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Physics
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 16 (31.37%) UNIX
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Software Testing
2 13 (25.49%) System Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
4 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Validation
6 4 (7.84%) Product Management
7 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.92%) TDD
8 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.96%) BDD
9 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.96%) ATDD
9 1 (1.96%) Risk Analytics
9 1 (1.96%) Analytics
9 1 (1.96%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Shell Script
2 6 (11.76%) C++
2 6 (11.76%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) VC++
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Legato
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Hitachi
3 4 (7.84%) Veritas
3 4 (7.84%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) BMC
4 1 (1.96%) EMC
4 1 (1.96%) Intel
4 1 (1.96%) Progress
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