The median annual salary for a Systems Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 915 966
Rank change year-on-year +56 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 15 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.032% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.034% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 19
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £53,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Test Engineer in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 16 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 22 June 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 +36 15 £45,000 +20.00% 2
South East +46 6 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England -1 5 £55,000 -6.77% 2
Oxfordshire +19 4 £45,000 -
Cambridge -13 4 £55,000 -6.77% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 4 £55,000 -6.77% 2
Oxford - 4 £45,000 -
London +26 3 £55,000 +45.69%
East Sussex - 2 £34,750 -
Enfield - 1 £33,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Rugby - 1 £40,000 -
Lewes - 1 £35,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £55,000 -
Essex - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (65.52%) Test Automation
3 25 (43.10%) Test Scripting
4 22 (37.93%) Python
4 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
5 20 (34.48%) Telecoms
5 20 (34.48%) Degree
6 18 (31.03%) QA
7 17 (29.31%) Embedded Systems
8 16 (27.59%) Functional Testing
8 16 (27.59%) Selenium
8 16 (27.59%) Electronics
9 15 (25.86%) Mathematics
10 14 (24.14%) Integration Testing
10 14 (24.14%) Wireless
10 14 (24.14%) Firmware
10 14 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (22.41%) Scrum
12 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
12 12 (20.69%) C++
12 12 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
13 11 (18.97%) Linux
14 10 (17.24%) Unix
15 9 (15.52%) Java
15 9 (15.52%) ISEB
15 9 (15.52%) TDD
15 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
16 8 (13.79%) ISTQB

Systems Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (1.72%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Wireless
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) ATM
3 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.72%) Ethereal
4 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 16 (27.59%) Selenium
3 6 (10.34%) JUnit
3 6 (10.34%) WATIR
4 5 (8.62%) JIRA
4 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (5.17%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.17%) TestRail
7 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.45%) Hudson
7 2 (3.45%) Robot Framework
7 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.45%) Subversion
8 1 (1.72%) Appium
8 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.72%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 16 (27.59%) Electronics
3 8 (13.79%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) J2EE
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.72%) Ajax
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) Android
3 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (65.52%) Test Automation
3 25 (43.10%) Test Scripting
4 16 (27.59%) Functional Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Mathematics
6 14 (24.14%) Configuration Management
6 14 (24.14%) Integration Testing
7 13 (22.41%) Scrum
8 12 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
9 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
9 9 (15.52%) TDD
10 7 (12.07%) BDD
10 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.07%) Release Management
10 7 (12.07%) Test Planning
11 6 (10.34%) System Testing
12 5 (8.62%) OO
12 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Python
2 12 (20.69%) C++
3 9 (15.52%) Java
4 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) C
6 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) VB
7 2 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) ISEB
4 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
5 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
7 2 (3.45%) PhD
8 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Telerik
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
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