Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Test Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

System Test Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1110 1096 1202
Rank change year-on-year -14 +106 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 34 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.034% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.035% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 50
England median annual salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,750 £46,375
UK median annual salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 155,960 160,760 188,119
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,712 134,832 158,739
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

Systems Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Systems Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Test Engineer in England

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Test Engineer in England

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Test Engineer in England

Systems Test Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 14 £30,000 -20.00% 9
East of England -2 14 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North of England +8 3 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +15 2 £42,500 +6.25%
North West -5 2 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +32 1 - -
London +6 1 - -
Systems Test Engineer
UK

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 England region featuring Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 15 (44.12%) C
3 12 (35.29%) Python
3 12 (35.29%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (32.35%) Bluetooth
4 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (32.35%) Wireless
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) C++
5 10 (29.41%) Embedded C
6 9 (26.47%) Oracle
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (26.47%) Linux
6 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
6 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
7 8 (23.53%) Java
7 8 (23.53%) Assembly Language
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
8 7 (20.59%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) ATM
9 5 (14.71%) Games
9 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.76%) Automotive
10 4 (11.76%) Electronics
10 4 (11.76%) VC++
10 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing

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

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) BASE24
2 1 (2.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Bluetooth
1 11 (32.35%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (32.35%) Wireless
2 5 (14.71%) ATM
3 1 (2.94%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (5.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LabVIEW
1 2 (5.88%) VersaTest
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Games
3 4 (11.76%) Automotive
3 4 (11.76%) Electronics
4 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
4 3 (8.82%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Tandem
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
3 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) System Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Prototyping
7 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 10 (29.41%) C++
3 10 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 8 (23.53%) Assembly Language
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) VC++
6 3 (8.82%) C#
7 2 (5.88%) COBOL
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) VMware