The median annual salary for a Systems Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Test Engineer
UK
Rank 806 913 914
Rank change year-on-year +107 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 43 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.032% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.033% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 35
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% +1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +42.85% +27.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Test Engineer 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.

Salary trend for Systems Test Engineer in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Test Engineer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Test Engineer in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 29 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 23 March 2017. 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 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 +107 39 £52,500 +50.00% 3
East of England +49 19 £55,000 -6.77% 1
South East +67 11 £41,500 +18.57%
Cambridgeshire +26 11 £55,000 -6.77% 1
Cambridge +18 11 £55,000 -6.77% 1
Hampshire +26 8 £41,500 -24.54%
Fareham - 8 £41,500 -
Norwich - 7 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 7 £35,000 -
South West - 5 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +19 3 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +17 3 £35,000 -
Scotland +15 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds +5 3 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
London +78 1 £67,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £37,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £52,500 -
Kent - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Essex - 1 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Systems Test Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) Degree
3 25 (37.31%) Telecoms
4 24 (35.82%) Test Scripting
5 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
5 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
6 21 (31.34%) Python
7 20 (29.85%) Embedded Systems
8 18 (26.87%) Test Strategy
8 18 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (26.87%) Electronics
9 16 (23.88%) QA
9 16 (23.88%) Wireless
10 15 (22.39%) Automated Testing
10 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
11 14 (20.90%) Functional Testing
11 14 (20.90%) Test Planning
11 14 (20.90%) Mathematics
11 14 (20.90%) Unix
11 14 (20.90%) Configuration Management
11 14 (20.90%) Firmware
12 13 (19.40%) Scrum
12 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
12 13 (19.40%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (17.91%) DV Cleared
13 12 (17.91%) Selenium
14 11 (16.42%) Java
14 11 (16.42%) Validation
15 10 (14.93%) C++
15 10 (14.93%) Linux

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 (1.49%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Wireless
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 3 (4.48%) ATM
3 3 (4.48%) LTE
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) 3G
4 2 (2.99%) 4G
4 2 (2.99%) UMTS
4 2 (2.99%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) GIS
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.91%) Selenium
3 10 (14.93%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (10.45%) JUnit
4 7 (10.45%) WATIR
5 5 (7.46%) JIRA
6 4 (5.97%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.97%) TestRail
7 3 (4.48%) Robot Framework
7 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.99%) Subversion
9 1 (1.49%) Appium
9 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (37.31%) Telecoms
2 18 (26.87%) Electronics
3 9 (13.43%) Finance
4 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) XML
2 8 (11.94%) J2EE
2 8 (11.94%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) Ajax
4 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.49%) JSON
4 1 (1.49%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Unix
2 10 (14.93%) Linux
3 8 (11.94%) Android
3 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.94%) Windows
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Test Scripting
3 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
4 18 (26.87%) Test Strategy
5 15 (22.39%) Automated Testing
6 14 (20.90%) Configuration Management
6 14 (20.90%) Functional Testing
6 14 (20.90%) Mathematics
6 14 (20.90%) Test Planning
7 13 (19.40%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (19.40%) Scrum
8 11 (16.42%) Validation
9 9 (13.43%) Integration Testing
10 8 (11.94%) Analytics
10 8 (11.94%) BDD
10 8 (11.94%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (11.94%) Data Analytics
10 8 (11.94%) Release Management
10 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) Python
2 11 (16.42%) Java
3 10 (14.93%) C++
4 8 (11.94%) C
5 7 (10.45%) Perl
6 6 (8.96%) VB
7 4 (5.97%) SQL
8 1 (1.49%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Degree
2 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) DV Cleared
5 8 (11.94%) ISTQB
6 5 (7.46%) ISEB
7 4 (5.97%) HNC
7 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.99%) PhD
9 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Firmware
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) HP
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Telerik
2 3 (4.48%) VMware
3 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
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