The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Test Engineer
UK
Rank 804 908 900
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 52 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.037% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.038% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 44
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

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 21 February 2017 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +125 48 £47,500 +35.71% 5
East of England - 18 £55,000 - 1
South East +68 14 £39,500 +26.40% 1
South West +34 10 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Hampshire +20 9 £41,500 -24.54%
Cambridge - 9 £55,000 - 1
Fareham - 9 £41,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Norfolk - 8 £35,000 -
Norwich - 8 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £50,000 -
Scotland +22 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £37,500 -
London - 3 £53,750 -
Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £37,500 -
Surrey +43 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £26,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 -
Kent - 1 £52,500 -
Dartford - 1 £52,500 -
Weymouth - 1 £26,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £55,000 -

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Systems Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
3 22 (32.35%) Telecoms
4 21 (30.88%) Degree
4 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
5 19 (27.94%) Test Scripting
6 18 (26.47%) Python
7 17 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (22.06%) Test Planning
8 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
9 14 (20.59%) QA
9 14 (20.59%) Unix
9 14 (20.59%) Electronics
9 14 (20.59%) Functional Testing
10 13 (19.12%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (19.12%) Wireless
10 13 (19.12%) DV Cleared
11 12 (17.65%) Automated Testing
11 12 (17.65%) Scrum
11 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 12 (17.65%) C++
11 12 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
12 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
12 11 (16.18%) Java
12 11 (16.18%) C
12 11 (16.18%) Firmware
12 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
13 10 (14.71%) Validation
13 10 (14.71%) Linux

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.47%) CMS
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Wireless
2 6 (8.82%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) ATM
3 3 (4.41%) LTE
3 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) 3G
4 2 (2.94%) 4G
4 2 (2.94%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.94%) UMTS
4 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.94%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) GIS
2 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.24%) Selenium
4 7 (10.29%) JUnit
4 7 (10.29%) WATIR
5 5 (7.35%) JIRA
6 4 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.88%) TestRail
7 3 (4.41%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.94%) Subversion
9 1 (1.47%) Appium
9 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.47%) Gatling
9 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 14 (20.59%) Electronics
3 9 (13.24%) Finance
4 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Military
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) XML
2 8 (11.76%) J2EE
2 8 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) Ajax
3 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.47%) JSON
3 1 (1.47%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Unix
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Android
3 8 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.76%) Windows
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
3 19 (27.94%) Test Scripting
4 15 (22.06%) Test Planning
5 14 (20.59%) Functional Testing
6 13 (19.12%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 12 (17.65%) Scrum
8 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.71%) Validation
10 9 (13.24%) BDD
10 9 (13.24%) Integration Testing
10 9 (13.24%) Mathematics
10 9 (13.24%) TDD
11 8 (11.76%) Analytics
11 8 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (11.76%) Data Analytics
11 8 (11.76%) OO
11 8 (11.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Python
2 12 (17.65%) C++
3 11 (16.18%) C
3 11 (16.18%) Java
4 7 (10.29%) Perl
5 6 (8.82%) VB
6 4 (5.88%) SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Tcl
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.88%) Degree
3 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (19.12%) DV Cleared
5 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 6 (8.82%) ISEB
7 4 (5.88%) HNC
7 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.94%) PhD
9 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Firmware
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) HP
2 3 (4.41%) Telerik
2 3 (4.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.94%) IBM
3 2 (2.94%) Telelogic
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
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