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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 816 838 820
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 82 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.024% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.025% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 70 24 50
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 £35,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
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 £26,500 £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 23 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 23 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 -3 46 £50,000 -13.97% 1
South East - 13 £45,000 - 1
North West +14 7 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Midlands - 6 £30,500 - 1
Yorkshire -34 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £17,000 -
East of England - 3 £47,500 -
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 64 (50.79%) Java
2 57 (45.24%) Test Automation
3 53 (42.06%) SQL
4 52 (41.27%) Selenium
5 49 (38.89%) Finance
6 45 (35.71%) C#
7 44 (34.92%) QuickTest Pro
8 42 (33.33%) TDD
8 42 (33.33%) Degree
8 42 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 40 (31.75%) BDD
10 37 (29.37%) Python
11 36 (28.57%) JMeter
12 31 (24.60%) Oracle
13 30 (23.81%) OO
13 30 (23.81%) QA
14 29 (23.02%) Open Source
15 28 (22.22%) Test Scripting
15 28 (22.22%) Windows
15 28 (22.22%) LoadRunner
16 26 (20.63%) Scrum
16 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (19.84%) Linux
17 25 (19.84%) .NET
18 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
19 23 (18.25%) Jenkins
19 23 (18.25%) Computer Science
20 22 (17.46%) WebDriver
20 22 (17.46%) Oracle Database
21 21 (16.67%) PL/SQL

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) Lync
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) IPsec
3 1 (0.79%) AMQP
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
3 1 (0.79%) SMTP
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.46%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.32%) Big Data
3 13 (10.32%) Hazelcast
3 13 (10.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (10.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 52 (41.27%) Selenium
2 44 (34.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (28.57%) JMeter
4 28 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 23 (18.25%) Jenkins
6 22 (17.46%) WebDriver
7 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
8 15 (11.90%) JUnit
9 14 (11.11%) NUnit
10 12 (9.52%) Cucumber
11 11 (8.73%) WATIR
12 8 (6.35%) JIRA
12 8 (6.35%) Hudson
13 7 (5.56%) Eclipse
14 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (3.97%) Calabash
15 5 (3.97%) eggPlant
15 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
16 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
17 3 (2.38%) WebLOAD
General
1 49 (38.89%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.84%) .NET
2 14 (11.11%) REST
3 12 (9.52%) Web Services
4 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.97%) CSS
4 5 (3.97%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.97%) HTML
4 5 (3.97%) jQuery
4 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.17%) J2EE
6 3 (2.38%) SOAP
7 2 (1.59%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.59%) Spring
7 2 (1.59%) JSON
7 2 (1.59%) XML
8 1 (0.79%) JMS
8 1 (0.79%) JMX
8 1 (0.79%) EJB
8 1 (0.79%) Java EE
8 1 (0.79%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Open Source
2 23 (18.25%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.35%) IVR
4 5 (3.97%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.59%) Physics
6 2 (1.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.22%) Windows
2 25 (19.84%) Linux
3 16 (12.70%) UNIX
4 7 (5.56%) Android
5 6 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.38%) Debian
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.24%) Test Automation
2 42 (33.33%) TDD
2 42 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 40 (31.75%) BDD
4 30 (23.81%) OO
5 28 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 26 (20.63%) Scrum
6 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.70%) Automated Testing
7 16 (12.70%) Integration Testing
7 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.11%) Workflow
8 14 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 13 (10.32%) ATDD
9 13 (10.32%) Analytics
10 10 (7.94%) Manual Testing
10 10 (7.94%) OOP
11 9 (7.14%) Test Management
11 9 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.79%) Java
2 53 (42.06%) SQL
3 45 (35.71%) C#
4 37 (29.37%) Python
5 21 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 17 (13.49%) C++
7 16 (12.70%) Ruby
8 9 (7.14%) Perl
9 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.38%) VBScript
10 3 (2.38%) Korn
10 3 (2.38%) Groovy
10 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.59%) PHP
11 2 (1.59%) VBA
11 2 (1.59%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 42 (33.33%) Degree
2 17 (13.49%) ISEB
3 11 (8.73%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.38%) Brainbench
6 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (23.81%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (24.60%) Oracle
2 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.32%) Jaspersoft
4 6 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (0.79%) Citrix
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.79%) Apple
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.79%) Sybase
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