The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 308 309 312
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 18 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 29
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Technical Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10998 11016 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.13% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9251 9758 11049
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 32 (88.89%) Finance
2 31 (86.11%) Selenium
3 21 (58.33%) WebDriver
3 21 (58.33%) BDD
4 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (52.78%) C#
4 19 (52.78%) Java
5 16 (44.44%) JMeter
5 16 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 15 (41.67%) TDD
6 15 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (36.11%) SQL
8 12 (33.33%) OO
8 12 (33.33%) Open Source
9 11 (30.56%) UNIX
10 10 (27.78%) Python
10 10 (27.78%) Web Services
10 10 (27.78%) Scrum
10 10 (27.78%) Banking
10 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
11 8 (22.22%) Ruby
11 8 (22.22%) WATIR
12 7 (19.44%) Perl
13 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
13 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
14 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
14 5 (13.89%) NUnit
14 5 (13.89%) JUnit
14 5 (13.89%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (86.11%) Selenium
2 21 (58.33%) WebDriver
3 16 (44.44%) JMeter
4 15 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 8 (22.22%) WATIR
7 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
8 5 (13.89%) JUnit
8 5 (13.89%) NUnit
8 5 (13.89%) Calabash
9 3 (8.33%) LoadUI
9 3 (8.33%) WebLOAD
9 3 (8.33%) Rational Robot
10 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
10 2 (5.56%) Hudson
10 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
10 2 (5.56%) TestNG
10 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
10 2 (5.56%) eggPlant
11 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (88.89%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Front Office
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.56%) Physics
5 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) BDD
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 15 (41.67%) TDD
5 12 (33.33%) OO
6 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.78%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C#
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby
5 7 (19.44%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) Korn
6 3 (8.33%) Groovy
7 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
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