Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1125 1191 1221
Rank change year-on-year +66 +30 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 41 52 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.028% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 42
England median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £29,775
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.71% +7.69%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 161292 183214 200397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131939 155738 166083
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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
East of England +29 20 £55,000 -6.78% 4
South East +71 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
London +42 4 £55,000 +45.70%
South West +6 3 £55,000 +83.33%
Yorkshire -3 3 £35,000 -
North of England -25 3 £35,000 -
Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Systems Test Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 England region featuring Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (63.41%) Test Automation
2 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Python
4 17 (41.46%) Test Scripting
5 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
6 14 (34.15%) Wireless
6 14 (34.15%) Degree
6 14 (34.15%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (31.71%) QA
7 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
8 11 (26.83%) Electronics
8 11 (26.83%) Mathematics
8 11 (26.83%) Selenium
9 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (24.39%) Firmware
9 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
10 9 (21.95%) ISEB
10 9 (21.95%) C++
10 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (19.51%) SQL
11 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
12 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
13 6 (14.63%) System Testing
13 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
13 6 (14.63%) C
14 5 (12.20%) TDD

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 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Wireless
2 4 (9.76%) Bluetooth
2 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) TETRA
4 1 (2.44%) Ethereal
4 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.83%) Selenium
3 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.88%) Hudson
5 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.44%) Appium
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Gatling
6 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) WATIR
General
1 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (26.83%) Electronics
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.88%) J2EE
2 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Test Automation
2 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) Test Scripting
4 11 (26.83%) Mathematics
5 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
6 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
9 6 (14.63%) System Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
10 5 (12.20%) TDD
10 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.32%) BDD
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.32%) Release Management
11 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
12 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Python
2 9 (21.95%) C++
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) C
5 5 (12.20%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) Assembly Language
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.76%) Ruby
7 2 (4.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) ISEB
3 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
6 2 (4.88%) PhD
7 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
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