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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Test Engineer
Rank 870 863 867
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 24 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.014% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 20
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +17 24 £34,250 -14.37% 2
East of England +5 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire - 8 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £50,000 +25.00%
South Yorkshire - 5 £36,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £36,000 -
Cambridge +6 4 £50,000 +25.00%
London -5 3 £25,000 -50.00%
South East -11 3 £31,500 -21.25% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £29,000 -
York - 3 £29,000 -
South West -30 2 £26,500 -26.89% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
City of London -1 1 - -
Surrey -10 1 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Hampshire -10 1 £43,500 -20.90%
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Dorset - 1 £26,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £31,500 -
Watford - 1 £32,500 -
Reading - 1 £31,500 -
Dorchester - 1 £26,500 -
Feltham - 1 - -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (32.69%) UNIX
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Validation
2 15 (28.85%) Degree
3 14 (26.92%) Windows
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) Test Planning
4 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (19.23%) System Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
7 9 (17.31%) Military
7 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
9 7 (13.46%) Firewall
9 7 (13.46%) Java
9 7 (13.46%) JIRA
9 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
10 6 (11.54%) Electronics
10 6 (11.54%) EMC
10 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Internet
11 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
11 5 (9.62%) Finance

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) SSH
3 4 (7.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 4 (7.69%) SNMP
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (7.69%) OSPF
3 4 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (1.92%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.92%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.92%) InfiniBand
4 1 (1.92%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 4 (7.69%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (1.92%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.92%) QUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Hudson
5 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.92%) JUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 9 (17.31%) Military
2 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.54%) Electronics
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) jQuery
2 2 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Streaming Media
1 4 (7.69%) IPTV
1 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) GIS
3 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.85%) Physics
4 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.92%) Firmware
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) RIA
4 1 (1.92%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) UNIX
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 14 (26.92%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Validation
2 14 (26.92%) Test Planning
3 10 (19.23%) System Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Scrum
9 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.77%) CMMI
10 3 (5.77%) Use Case
10 3 (5.77%) Requirements Management
10 3 (5.77%) Web Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Data Validation
11 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.46%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.62%) C++
4 5 (9.62%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
5 4 (7.69%) C
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.69%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) ISEB
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.92%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) EMC
2 4 (7.69%) Perforce
2 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) Intel
5 1 (1.92%) NEC
5 1 (1.92%) Progress
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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