The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 314 316 304
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 19 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.083% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.089% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 26
Average salary £60,000 £59,375 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11351 11187 12238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 93.16% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9510 9796 11163
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Tester
London

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the City of London region.

Technical Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Tester in their job title.

1 25 (96.15%) Finance
2 22 (84.62%) Selenium
3 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 14 (53.85%) JMeter
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 14 (53.85%) WebDriver
4 13 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (50.00%) TDD
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) C#
5 12 (46.15%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) OO
6 10 (38.46%) Open Source
7 8 (30.77%) Web Services
7 8 (30.77%) Scrum
7 8 (30.77%) WATIR
7 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Banking
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) LoadRunner
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
10 5 (19.23%) NUnit
10 5 (19.23%) UNIX
10 5 (19.23%) Python
10 5 (19.23%) JUnit
10 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
10 5 (19.23%) Calabash
10 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
11 3 (11.54%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (11.54%) LoadUI

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Selenium
2 14 (53.85%) JMeter
2 14 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 13 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (30.77%) WATIR
5 6 (23.08%) LoadRunner
6 5 (19.23%) JUnit
6 5 (19.23%) NUnit
6 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
6 5 (19.23%) Calabash
7 3 (11.54%) LoadUI
7 3 (11.54%) WebLOAD
7 3 (11.54%) Rational Robot
8 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 2 (7.69%) Hudson
8 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 2 (7.69%) TestNG
8 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
8 2 (7.69%) eggPlant
9 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (96.15%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) Physics
5 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
1 14 (53.85%) BDD
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) Korn
4 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle