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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 307 318 301
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 7 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.045% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.048% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 15
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
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
9698 10369 10363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.70% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8264 8719 9211
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Selenium
1 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 9 (60.00%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (46.67%) Open Source
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby
5 6 (40.00%) QA
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
8 3 (20.00%) Groovy
8 3 (20.00%) Big Data
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Front Office
8 3 (20.00%) JMeter
8 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) Mobile Banking

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
1 11 (73.33%) WebDriver
2 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) Xcode
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Rational Robot
4 1 (6.67%) WebLOAD
4 1 (6.67%) TestNG
4 1 (6.67%) JBehave
4 1 (6.67%) Robotium
4 1 (6.67%) Calabash
4 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (6.67%) Appium
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle