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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Test Engineer
Rank 880 902 872
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 15 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.022% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 8
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £40,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Systems Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 15 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 6 July 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 +13 15 £45,000 +50.00% 3
South East +6 8 £38,250 +27.50% 1
Hampshire - 7 £31,500 - 1
East of England +5 4 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £46,250 - 1
London +18 2 £42,000 +9.09% 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 - 1
Huntingdon - 2 £54,500 -
South West -9 1 £55,500 +101.81%
Fareham - 1 £53,500 - 1
Feltham - 1 £41,500 -
Cornwall - 1 £55,500 -
St Ives - 1 £55,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -

Systems Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 22 (52.38%) Degree
4 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 21 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
5 18 (42.86%) Linux
6 16 (38.10%) Test Planning
7 15 (35.71%) DV Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) Validation
8 14 (33.33%) GIS
9 13 (30.95%) Web Services
10 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
10 12 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (23.81%) C
12 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 9 (21.43%) Project Management
12 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
13 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 8 (19.05%) Use Case
13 8 (19.05%) HP
13 8 (19.05%) TestDirector
14 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 7 (16.67%) SQL
14 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
14 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting

Systems Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (19.05%) TestDirector
3 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.38%) TestLink
4 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) GIS
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.90%) Physics
5 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.90%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Test Planning
2 14 (33.33%) Validation
3 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
6 8 (19.05%) Use Case
7 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.67%) System Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
9 4 (9.52%) ITSM
9 4 (9.52%) Service Management
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.14%) Six Sigma
10 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (4.76%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) C
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) Degree
3 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) DV Cleared
5 12 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) HP
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Perforce
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) QNX
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Posted: 5 days ago
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