The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 798 830 834
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 83 25 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.025% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.026% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 71 25 48
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,500 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +12.68%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Tester
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -29 49 £50,000 -13.97% 4
South East - 13 £45,000 - 1
North West +9 7 £37,500 -16.66% 3
West Midlands - 5 £30,500 -
Yorkshire -37 4 - - 1
East of England - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £17,000 - 2
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 65 (50.39%) Java
2 59 (45.74%) Test Automation
3 54 (41.86%) SQL
4 53 (41.09%) Selenium
5 50 (38.76%) Finance
6 47 (36.43%) C#
7 45 (34.88%) QuickTest Pro
8 44 (34.11%) TDD
8 44 (34.11%) Degree
8 44 (34.11%) Performance Testing
9 42 (32.56%) BDD
10 38 (29.46%) Python
11 36 (27.91%) JMeter
12 32 (24.81%) OO
13 31 (24.03%) Oracle
13 31 (24.03%) QA
14 30 (23.26%) Test Scripting
14 30 (23.26%) Windows
15 29 (22.48%) LoadRunner
15 29 (22.48%) Open Source
16 27 (20.93%) Scrum
17 26 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (20.16%) Microsoft
17 26 (20.16%) Linux
17 26 (20.16%) .NET
18 24 (18.60%) Jenkins
18 24 (18.60%) Computer Science
19 22 (17.05%) WebDriver
19 22 (17.05%) Oracle Database
20 21 (16.28%) PL/SQL

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) Lync
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) AMQP
3 1 (0.78%) IPsec
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) SMTP
3 1 (0.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) Oracle Database
2 15 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.85%) Hazelcast
3 14 (10.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 14 (10.85%) Big Data
3 14 (10.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.33%) MySQL
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 53 (41.09%) Selenium
2 45 (34.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (27.91%) JMeter
4 29 (22.48%) LoadRunner
5 24 (18.60%) Jenkins
6 22 (17.05%) WebDriver
7 18 (13.95%) Git (software)
8 15 (11.63%) NUnit
8 15 (11.63%) JUnit
9 12 (9.30%) Cucumber
10 11 (8.53%) WATIR
11 8 (6.20%) Hudson
11 8 (6.20%) JIRA
12 7 (5.43%) Eclipse
13 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
13 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (3.88%) Calabash
14 5 (3.88%) eggPlant
14 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (2.33%) LoadUI
General
1 50 (38.76%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Front Office
5 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.16%) .NET
2 15 (11.63%) REST
3 12 (9.30%) Web Services
4 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (3.88%) jQuery
5 5 (3.88%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.88%) CSS
5 5 (3.88%) HTML
6 4 (3.10%) J2EE
7 3 (2.33%) SOAP
8 2 (1.55%) XML
8 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.55%) Spring
8 2 (1.55%) JSON
9 1 (0.78%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.78%) Java EE
9 1 (0.78%) EJB
9 1 (0.78%) JMX
9 1 (0.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Open Source
2 24 (18.60%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.20%) IVR
4 6 (4.65%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.55%) PKI
7 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.55%) Physics
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) New Media
8 1 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.78%) Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) Windows
2 26 (20.16%) Linux
3 17 (13.18%) UNIX
4 7 (5.43%) Android
5 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (45.74%) Test Automation
2 44 (34.11%) TDD
2 44 (34.11%) Performance Testing
3 42 (32.56%) BDD
4 32 (24.81%) OO
5 30 (23.26%) Test Scripting
6 27 (20.93%) Scrum
7 26 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (13.18%) Integration Testing
8 17 (13.18%) Automated Testing
9 16 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (11.63%) Workflow
10 15 (11.63%) Regression Testing
11 14 (10.85%) ATDD
11 14 (10.85%) Analytics
12 11 (8.53%) OOP
12 11 (8.53%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (7.75%) Test Management
13 10 (7.75%) Manual Testing
13 10 (7.75%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.39%) Java
2 54 (41.86%) SQL
3 47 (36.43%) C#
4 38 (29.46%) Python
5 21 (16.28%) PL/SQL
6 19 (14.73%) C++
7 17 (13.18%) Ruby
8 9 (6.98%) Perl
9 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.33%) Groovy
10 3 (2.33%) Korn
10 3 (2.33%) VBScript
10 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.55%) VB
11 2 (1.55%) PHP
11 2 (1.55%) VBA
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) F#
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (34.11%) Degree
2 19 (14.73%) ISEB
3 13 (10.08%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.10%) Brainbench
6 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.03%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (8.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (24.03%) Oracle
2 26 (20.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.85%) Jaspersoft
4 7 (5.43%) HP
5 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.78%) Sybase
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.78%) Apple
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