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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 824 808 833
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 54 89 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.081% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.086% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 54 76 23
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +12.58%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +25 46 £62,500 +16.27% 6
North West -7 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Yorkshire 0 1 £35,000 +29.62% 1
South East -10 1 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 70 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (61.63%) SQL
3 45 (52.33%) Java
4 40 (46.51%) BDD
5 38 (44.19%) Selenium
6 35 (40.70%) Automation Testing
7 33 (38.37%) C#
8 31 (36.05%) .NET
8 31 (36.05%) Test Automation
9 27 (31.40%) WebDriver
9 27 (31.40%) Cucumber
9 27 (31.40%) Manual Testing
9 27 (31.40%) OO
10 25 (29.07%) QA
10 25 (29.07%) Jenkins
11 22 (25.58%) SoapUI
11 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (25.58%) Oracle
11 22 (25.58%) Regression Testing
12 21 (24.42%) Automated Testing
12 21 (24.42%) SpecFlow
13 19 (22.09%) TeamCity
13 19 (22.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (22.09%) ISEB
14 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
14 18 (20.93%) Web Services
14 18 (20.93%) Ruby
15 17 (19.77%) PL/SQL
16 16 (18.60%) Hudson
17 15 (17.44%) Groovy

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.30%) MySQL
4 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (44.19%) Selenium
2 27 (31.40%) WebDriver
2 27 (31.40%) Cucumber
3 25 (29.07%) Jenkins
4 22 (25.58%) SoapUI
5 21 (24.42%) SpecFlow
6 19 (22.09%) TeamCity
7 16 (18.60%) Hudson
8 15 (17.44%) JUnit
9 11 (12.79%) NUnit
9 11 (12.79%) Subversion
10 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
11 8 (9.30%) JBehave
11 8 (9.30%) Calabash
11 8 (9.30%) FitNesse
11 8 (9.30%) Appium
12 6 (6.98%) JMeter
13 5 (5.81%) JIRA
14 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
15 2 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Banking
3 9 (10.47%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.30%) Games
5 5 (5.81%) Music Industry
6 3 (3.49%) Automotive
7 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.05%) .NET
2 18 (20.93%) Web Services
3 14 (16.28%) XML
3 14 (16.28%) SOAP
4 8 (9.30%) REST
5 4 (4.65%) RESTful
5 4 (4.65%) Spring
5 4 (4.65%) JSF
5 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.65%) J2EE
6 3 (3.49%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) XML Messaging
6 3 (3.49%) JSON
7 2 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Replication
2 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.33%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) UNIX
2 10 (11.63%) Windows
3 8 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (46.51%) BDD
3 35 (40.70%) Automation Testing
4 31 (36.05%) Test Automation
5 27 (31.40%) OO
5 27 (31.40%) Manual Testing
6 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (25.58%) Regression Testing
7 21 (24.42%) Automated Testing
8 19 (22.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (17.44%) System Testing
9 15 (17.44%) TDD
9 15 (17.44%) Scrum
10 14 (16.28%) API Testing
11 13 (15.12%) Compatibility Testing
12 12 (13.95%) Load Testing
13 11 (12.79%) Performance Testing
13 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
14 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (61.63%) SQL
2 45 (52.33%) Java
3 33 (38.37%) C#
4 18 (20.93%) Ruby
5 17 (19.77%) PL/SQL
6 15 (17.44%) Groovy
7 12 (13.95%) Python
8 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.33%) VC++
10 2 (2.33%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) ISEB
2 7 (8.14%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) Informatica
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