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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Test Engineer
Rank 894 944 936
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 20 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.033% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.034% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 29
Median salary £33,750 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.55% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -10.25%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 14 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 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 20 £33,750 -14.55% 6
South West +6 11 £28,500 -48.64% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 - -
Dorset - 4 £28,500 - 1
Poole - 4 £28,500 - 1
Leeds +21 3 £35,000 -
East of England +17 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +12 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +11 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cambridge +6 3 £40,000 -11.11%
South East +16 2 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Hampshire +4 2 £32,500 +3.17%
London +12 1 - -

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (36.21%) SQL
3 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
4 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 20 (34.48%) C
5 19 (32.76%) DV Cleared
5 19 (32.76%) QA
5 19 (32.76%) Test Strategy
6 18 (31.03%) Windows
6 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
7 17 (29.31%) System Testing
8 16 (27.59%) ISTQB
8 16 (27.59%) Java
8 16 (27.59%) ISEB
9 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
10 14 (24.14%) Scrum
10 14 (24.14%) Python
11 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
11 13 (22.41%) Degree
12 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
12 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
12 12 (20.69%) Test Planning
13 11 (18.97%) SDLC
13 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (18.97%) Regression Testing
13 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
14 10 (17.24%) C++
14 10 (17.24%) Project Management

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 8 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) HTTP
2 8 (13.79%) HTTPS
2 8 (13.79%) SSL
3 4 (6.90%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) BGP
5 1 (1.72%) Broadband
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.72%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
5 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.72%) FTP
5 1 (1.72%) LTE
5 1 (1.72%) MPLS
5 1 (1.72%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.72%) UMTS
5 1 (1.72%) VSAT
5 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) GIS
2 8 (13.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.79%) Selenium
2 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.90%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.45%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Games
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.90%) Back Office
5 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
1 8 (13.79%) EJB
1 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
1 8 (13.79%) HTML
1 8 (13.79%) J2EE
1 8 (13.79%) Spring
1 8 (13.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) iPhone
2 8 (13.79%) Visualisation
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (13.79%) Android
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 19 (32.76%) Test Strategy
4 17 (29.31%) System Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
6 14 (24.14%) Scrum
7 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 12 (20.69%) Test Planning
7 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
8 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.97%) Regression Testing
8 11 (18.97%) SDLC
9 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 10 (17.24%) Project Management
9 10 (17.24%) Validation
10 9 (15.52%) SysML
10 9 (15.52%) UML
11 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.79%) MODAF
11 8 (13.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) SQL
2 20 (34.48%) C
3 16 (27.59%) Java
4 14 (24.14%) Python
5 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.24%) C++
7 8 (13.79%) C#
7 8 (13.79%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.76%) DV Cleared
3 16 (27.59%) ISEB
3 16 (27.59%) ISTQB
4 13 (22.41%) Degree
4 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Firmware
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
1 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Cisco
3 8 (13.79%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.45%) Perforce
4 2 (3.45%) Telelogic
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
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