The median annual salary for a Systems Test Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 110 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 11 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.88% 0.20% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.21% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Median salary £55,000 £59,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.77% -  
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +46.42% +27.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1187 1445 1437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.31% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1130 1185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Systems Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Test Engineer in Cambridge

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Systems Test Engineer in Cambridge

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) Firmware
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
1 14 (100.00%) Electronics
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 14 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (100.00%) Electronics
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Firmware