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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Engineer
Rank 875 879 872
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 22 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.019% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 21
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.86% +16.92%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 2014 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 24 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 31 October 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
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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 -16 22 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £33,000 -
London +13 5 £25,000 -50.00%
South East -10 5 £31,500 -17.10% 3
East of England -21 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Sheffield - 4 £36,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £36,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £55,000 +41.93%
City of London - 3 - -
Hampshire -1 2 £47,750 -13.18% 1
Cambridge -7 2 £55,000 +41.93%
Surrey -13 2 £25,000 -33.77% 1
South West -22 2 £33,250 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £29,000 -
Dorset - 2 £33,250 -
York - 2 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Dorchester - 1 £26,500 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £31,500 -
Wareham - 1 £40,000 -
Waterlooville - 1 £52,000 -
Watford - 1 £32,500 -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (38.46%) Validation
1 15 (38.46%) Degree
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Test Planning
4 10 (25.64%) UNIX
4 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 9 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
6 7 (17.95%) JIRA
6 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.95%) System Testing
6 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.38%) Use Case
7 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 6 (15.38%) CMMI
7 6 (15.38%) GIS
7 6 (15.38%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
8 5 (12.82%) Python
8 5 (12.82%) C
8 5 (12.82%) Internet
8 5 (12.82%) EMC

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) Internet
3 4 (10.26%) OSPF
3 4 (10.26%) BGP
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) SNMP
4 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
3 4 (10.26%) Bugzilla
3 4 (10.26%) TestLink
4 3 (7.69%) TestDirector
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.56%) Hudson
6 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.56%) QUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
1 5 (12.82%) Military
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) GIS
3 4 (10.26%) Streaming Media
3 4 (10.26%) IPTV
3 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) RIA
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Validation
2 11 (28.21%) Test Planning
3 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.95%) System Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Use Case
5 6 (15.38%) CMMI
5 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 3 (7.69%) Web Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Data Validation
9 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Python
2 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
2 5 (12.82%) C
3 4 (10.26%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
4 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.26%) CCNA
7 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) EMC
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.26%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) Perforce
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) NEC
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