The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 104 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +12.58%
Technical Tester
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1385 1429 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.03% 96.03% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 903 954 730
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Tester Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TestLink

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) TestLink
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree