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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Test Engineer
Rank 844 869 832
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 38 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.022% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.023% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 24
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -3.75%

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
99934 100679 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.48% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82413 80836 87730
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 February 2015 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 23 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 26 February 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 +24 38 £42,000 +5.00% 4
London +9 14 £42,000 -11.57%
South East -12 14 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire 0 8 £27,500 -21.42%
East of England +8 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Bracknell -9 6 £27,500 -
Cambridge +7 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Feltham - 3 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £27,500 -
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 - 1
Leicester - 3 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £27,500 -
Surrey - 2 £31,250 -
Huntingdon - 2 £47,500 -
Slough +10 1 £35,000 -
South West -5 1 £40,000 +63.26% 1
Farnborough - 1 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £38,500 -
Wareham - 1 £40,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 40 (68.97%) Degree
3 32 (55.17%) Linux
4 30 (51.72%) Security Cleared
5 27 (46.55%) Test Planning
6 24 (41.38%) SC Cleared
6 24 (41.38%) DV Cleared
6 24 (41.38%) Rational DOORS
6 24 (41.38%) Web Services
6 24 (41.38%) GIS
7 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
8 15 (25.86%) ISTQB
8 15 (25.86%) C
8 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
8 15 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (24.14%) Validation
9 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (24.14%) Use Case
9 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
10 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
10 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
10 13 (22.41%) Project Management
10 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
11 12 (20.69%) HP
12 11 (18.97%) CMMI
13 10 (17.24%) QA
13 10 (17.24%) System Testing
13 10 (17.24%) TestDirector

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (5.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.07%) Ethernet
2 7 (12.07%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 6 (10.34%) Wireless
4 4 (6.90%) Firewall
4 4 (6.90%) LTE
4 4 (6.90%) 3GPP
5 3 (5.17%) SNMP
5 3 (5.17%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) 3G
6 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.45%) WiMAX
6 2 (3.45%) 4G
6 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (17.24%) TestDirector
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.45%) Electronics
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.45%) Military
1 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Avionics
2 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) CSS
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.72%) Java SE
3 1 (1.72%) Java EE
3 1 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) GIS
2 15 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) Physics
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 32 (55.17%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.79%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Test Planning
2 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 14 (24.14%) Validation
3 14 (24.14%) Use Case
3 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
4 13 (22.41%) Project Management
5 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
6 11 (18.97%) CMMI
7 10 (17.24%) System Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Six Sigma
9 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.90%) OO
11 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.17%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance
11 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.17%) Cyber Security
12 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) C
2 10 (17.24%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) C++
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (68.97%) Degree
2 30 (51.72%) Security Cleared
3 24 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 24 (41.38%) DV Cleared
4 15 (25.86%) ISTQB
5 14 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.72%) VCP4
7 1 (1.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.72%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.72%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Firmware
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) HP
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Perforce
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Zend
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
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