The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 834 841 831
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 43 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.020% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 32
Average salary £45,000 £58,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +54.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £41,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-28.42% +35.71%
Technical Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Technical Tester Salary Trend in England

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in England

Technical Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 32 £47,500 -20.83% 6
North West -17 4 £36,500 -2.66%
South East -12 3 £32,500 -31.57%
South West - 2 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire -37 1 £31,500 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 87 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (59.50%) C#
3 67 (55.37%) Java
4 64 (52.89%) Selenium
5 58 (47.93%) BDD
6 55 (45.45%) SQL
7 47 (38.84%) Python
8 43 (35.54%) Degree
8 43 (35.54%) TDD
9 41 (33.88%) Test Automation
10 37 (30.58%) Ruby
11 36 (29.75%) Finance
12 35 (28.93%) C++
13 32 (26.45%) WebDriver
14 31 (25.62%) Performance Testing
15 29 (23.97%) OO
16 26 (21.49%) UNIX
16 26 (21.49%) .NET
16 26 (21.49%) QA
16 26 (21.49%) Cucumber
17 25 (20.66%) QuickTest Pro
18 23 (19.01%) TCP/IP
18 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
19 22 (18.18%) Automation Testing
20 21 (17.36%) ISEB
21 20 (16.53%) Scrum
22 19 (15.70%) Computer Science
22 19 (15.70%) Software Testing
22 19 (15.70%) Regression Testing
23 18 (14.88%) Automated Testing

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.31%) Confluence
1 4 (3.31%) Node.js
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.31%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.01%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) IPsec
3 1 (0.83%) AMQP
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) SMTP
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) Big Data
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.96%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.31%) Hazelcast
6 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.48%) MySQL
7 2 (1.65%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (52.89%) Selenium
2 32 (26.45%) WebDriver
3 26 (21.49%) Cucumber
4 25 (20.66%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (14.05%) LoadRunner
5 17 (14.05%) JMeter
6 13 (10.74%) SilkTest
7 12 (9.92%) NUnit
7 12 (9.92%) Jenkins
8 11 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
10 8 (6.61%) JUnit
11 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (4.96%) Hudson
13 5 (4.13%) JIRA
14 3 (2.48%) WebLOAD
14 3 (2.48%) Rational Robot
14 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
14 3 (2.48%) LoadUI
General
1 36 (29.75%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Banking
3 10 (8.26%) Front Office
3 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.49%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) Web Services
3 7 (5.79%) REST
3 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (4.96%) jQuery
4 6 (4.96%) CSS
5 5 (4.13%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.13%) HTML
6 4 (3.31%) RESTful
6 4 (3.31%) SOAP
7 2 (1.65%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.65%) J2EE
7 2 (1.65%) XML
8 1 (0.83%) JMS
8 1 (0.83%) LAMP
8 1 (0.83%) EJB
8 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.83%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.83%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.74%) Open Source
2 13 (10.74%) User Experience
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.31%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) LIMS
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.49%) UNIX
2 16 (13.22%) Windows
3 14 (11.57%) Linux
4 8 (6.61%) Android
5 7 (5.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.48%) Debian
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.93%) BDD
3 43 (35.54%) TDD
4 41 (33.88%) Test Automation
5 31 (25.62%) Performance Testing
6 29 (23.97%) OO
7 22 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 20 (16.53%) Scrum
9 19 (15.70%) Regression Testing
9 19 (15.70%) Software Testing
10 18 (14.88%) Automated Testing
11 17 (14.05%) Test Scripting
12 16 (13.22%) Unit Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Integration Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Computer Architecture
14 14 (11.57%) Requirements Analysis
15 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (10.74%) Black-Box Testing
16 12 (9.92%) Test Planning
16 12 (9.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (59.50%) C#
2 67 (55.37%) Java
3 55 (45.45%) SQL
4 47 (38.84%) Python
5 37 (30.58%) Ruby
6 35 (28.93%) C++
7 15 (12.40%) Perl
8 13 (10.74%) F#
9 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.79%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.48%) Korn
12 1 (0.83%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (35.54%) Degree
2 21 (17.36%) ISEB
3 15 (12.40%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.79%) Brainbench
4 7 (5.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) HP
4 4 (3.31%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.83%) Empirix
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Apple
5 1 (0.83%) VMware
5 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) Compuware
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