Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1163 1184 1266
Rank change year-on-year +21 +82 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Test Engineer 48 38 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.021% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 51
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,625 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -2.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Systems Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Test Engineer in the UK

Systems Test Engineer
Top 13 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 6 months to 24 November 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
UK excluding London +65 46 £40,000 +10.34% 1
England +45 39 £45,000 +16.13% 1
East of England +21 17 £50,000 +25.00%
South East +65 15 £30,000 -17.24%
Scotland - 7 £25,000 -
North of England +14 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Midlands +34 2 £42,500 +6.25%
North West -18 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +22 1 - -
South West +8 1 £32,500 +14.04% 1
London -1 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 35 (72.92%) Test Automation
2 22 (45.83%) Python
3 17 (35.42%) C
4 15 (31.25%) Linux
5 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 14 (29.17%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (27.08%) Bluetooth
6 13 (27.08%) C++
6 13 (27.08%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (27.08%) Wireless
7 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.83%) Assembly Language
8 10 (20.83%) Embedded C
8 10 (20.83%) Degree
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle
9 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 8 (16.67%) Java
10 8 (16.67%) .NET
10 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 7 (14.58%) System Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Functional Testing
11 7 (14.58%) C#
12 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 6 (12.50%) JIRA
12 6 (12.50%) QA
13 5 (10.42%) Games
14 4 (8.33%) Automotive
14 4 (8.33%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BASE24
1 2 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Bluetooth
1 13 (27.08%) Wi-Fi
1 13 (27.08%) Wireless
2 3 (6.25%) ATM
3 1 (2.08%) Ethereal
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) TETRA
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.17%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.17%) VersaTest
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Games
3 4 (8.33%) Automotive
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.17%) Electronics
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) libvirt
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) RESTful
3 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Tandem
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 14 (29.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Test Automation
2 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Functional Testing
5 7 (14.58%) System Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) QA Automation
8 2 (4.17%) SDLC
8 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Validation
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL
9 1 (2.08%) Migration
9 1 (2.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Python
2 17 (35.42%) C
3 13 (27.08%) C++
4 10 (20.83%) Assembly Language
4 10 (20.83%) Embedded C
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (14.58%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) VC++
8 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.25%) Ruby
9 2 (4.17%) COBOL
9 2 (4.17%) Tcl
10 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.08%) KVM
1 1 (2.08%) QEMU
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) VMware