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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Test Engineer
Rank 887 947 968
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 36 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.016% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.016% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 25
Median salary £37,500 £43,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +33 34 £37,500 -12.79% 5
London +31 10 £37,750 +0.66%
Leeds - 8 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 -
East of England +24 7 £59,000 +31.11% 1
Cambridge +5 7 £59,000 +31.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £59,000 +31.11% 1
South East +4 5 £35,000 -28.93% 4
Surrey - 4 £35,000 - 1
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
North West +20 2 £37,500 -15.25%
South West - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport - 2 £37,500 -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire +13 1 £55,000 +2.80%
City of London - 1 £38,000 -
Poole - 1 £30,000 -
Southampton - 1 £55,000 -
Dorset - 1 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (49.30%) QA
2 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.85%) Test Automation
4 27 (38.03%) SQL
5 26 (36.62%) Selenium
5 26 (36.62%) Test Strategy
6 24 (33.80%) MS Excel
7 22 (30.99%) .NET
7 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (26.76%) Degree
8 19 (26.76%) Manual Testing
8 19 (26.76%) Python
8 19 (26.76%) SoapUI
8 19 (26.76%) Automation Testing
9 18 (25.35%) Linux
10 17 (23.94%) ISEB
10 17 (23.94%) Scrum
10 17 (23.94%) Test Scripting
10 17 (23.94%) ISTQB
11 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (21.13%) System Testing
13 13 (18.31%) Regression Testing
13 13 (18.31%) SDLC
14 12 (16.90%) Windows
14 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
15 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
16 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
16 10 (14.08%) Java
16 10 (14.08%) Telecoms

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 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (33.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) ATM
1 2 (2.82%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) BGP
2 1 (1.41%) Broadband
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.41%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.41%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.41%) LTE
2 1 (1.41%) MPLS
2 1 (1.41%) NX-OS
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) UMTS
2 1 (1.41%) VSAT
2 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) GIS
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (36.62%) Selenium
2 19 (26.76%) SoapUI
3 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.86%) Robot Framework
5 6 (8.45%) JIRA
6 4 (5.63%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.23%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (2.82%) LabVIEW
8 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Back Office
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Games
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) EJB
2 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) Spring
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.82%) Physics
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Test Automation
2 26 (36.62%) Test Strategy
3 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (26.76%) Automation Testing
4 19 (26.76%) Manual Testing
5 17 (23.94%) Scrum
5 17 (23.94%) Test Scripting
6 15 (21.13%) System Testing
7 13 (18.31%) Regression Testing
7 13 (18.31%) SDLC
8 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Validation
10 8 (11.27%) Project Management
10 8 (11.27%) Software Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Test Planning
10 8 (11.27%) User Stories
11 7 (9.86%) SysML
12 6 (8.45%) Multithreading
12 6 (8.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) Python
3 10 (14.08%) Java
4 9 (12.68%) C
5 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Degree
2 17 (23.94%) ISEB
2 17 (23.94%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
4 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (49.30%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.41%) KVM
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco
3 2 (2.82%) Perforce
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
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