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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Test Engineer
Rank 912 885 916
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 39 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.054% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.056% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 38 48 28
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -10.56%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 18 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 5 February 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 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 23 £35,000 +12.00% 5
South East -17 14 £27,500 - 2
Glasgow - 8 £42,500 -
Scotland - 8 £42,500 -
Northern Ireland - 8 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Leeds - 7 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +9 6 £35,000 +12.00%
West Sussex - 6 £27,500 -
Crawley - 6 £27,500 -
Horsham - 6 £27,500 -
Hampshire +5 2 £63,750 +140.56% 1
Southampton 0 1 £55,000 +107.54%
Feltham -7 1 - -
South West -9 1 £41,500 +3.75% 1
London -16 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £41,500 -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (47.27%) Linux
1 26 (47.27%) QA
2 24 (43.64%) Selenium
3 23 (41.82%) SQL
4 22 (40.00%) .NET
5 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
6 18 (32.73%) Degree
6 18 (32.73%) Python
7 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
7 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
8 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.27%) Automation Testing
10 13 (23.64%) SoapUI
10 13 (23.64%) Test Strategy
10 13 (23.64%) Manual Testing
10 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
10 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
11 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (20.00%) Scrum
13 10 (18.18%) Windows
13 10 (18.18%) ISEB
13 10 (18.18%) Integration Testing
13 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
13 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
14 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
14 8 (14.55%) Robot Framework
14 8 (14.55%) User Stories
15 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.73%) JIRA

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) 2G
2 1 (1.82%) 3G
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) LTE
2 1 (1.82%) RIP
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Selenium
2 13 (23.64%) SoapUI
3 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (14.55%) Robot Framework
5 7 (12.73%) JIRA
6 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.82%) JUnit
7 1 (1.82%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.82%) WATIR
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.64%) Physics
4 1 (1.82%) IPTV
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 13 (23.64%) Manual Testing
4 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
4 13 (23.64%) Test Strategy
5 11 (20.00%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 8 (14.55%) User Stories
8 6 (10.91%) Web Testing
9 5 (9.09%) SysML
9 5 (9.09%) System Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Validation
10 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.27%) UML
11 3 (5.45%) ITIL
11 3 (5.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) Python
3 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) C
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) Tcl
6 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) ISEB
2 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (47.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Telerik
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