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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 859 796 833
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 43 60 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.058% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.061% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 64
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £65,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -53 25 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South East - 8 £38,750 - 1
Yorkshire -54 4 £45,000 +12.50%
South West - 3 £45,000 - 1
North West -3 1 £32,500 -7.14%
East Midlands -23 1 £17,000 -67.61%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (58.73%) Test Automation
2 31 (49.21%) Selenium
3 27 (42.86%) Finance
4 26 (41.27%) Java
5 24 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 23 (36.51%) Windows
7 22 (34.92%) C#
7 22 (34.92%) QA
8 20 (31.75%) Test Scripting
9 19 (30.16%) TDD
9 19 (30.16%) SQL
10 18 (28.57%) Degree
10 18 (28.57%) BDD
11 17 (26.98%) Scrum
11 17 (26.98%) Performance Testing
11 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
11 17 (26.98%) ISEB
12 16 (25.40%) Linux
13 14 (22.22%) OO
14 13 (20.63%) JMeter
15 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
15 12 (19.05%) Test Management
15 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
15 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
15 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
16 11 (17.46%) Open Source
16 11 (17.46%) MongoDB
16 11 (17.46%) REST
16 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (17.46%) Telecoms

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (4.76%) Lync
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) MongoDB
2 10 (15.87%) Hazelcast
2 10 (15.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (15.87%) Big Data
2 10 (15.87%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (49.21%) Selenium
2 24 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (20.63%) JMeter
4 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
5 10 (15.87%) WATIR
6 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
6 8 (12.70%) WebDriver
7 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (7.94%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.35%) JIRA
10 3 (4.76%) JUnit
10 3 (4.76%) WatiN
11 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.17%) eggPlant
11 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.17%) Hudson
12 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Front Office
4 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) REST
2 7 (11.11%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.59%) J2EE
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) JSP
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Open Source
2 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.70%) IVR
4 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.17%) New Media
5 1 (1.59%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Linux
3 8 (12.70%) UNIX
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Test Automation
2 20 (31.75%) Test Scripting
3 19 (30.16%) TDD
4 18 (28.57%) BDD
5 17 (26.98%) Scrum
5 17 (26.98%) Performance Testing
6 14 (22.22%) OO
7 12 (19.05%) Test Management
7 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.46%) Workflow
9 10 (15.87%) Regression Testing
9 10 (15.87%) ATDD
9 10 (15.87%) Analytics
10 9 (14.29%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) C#
3 19 (30.16%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 8 (12.70%) C++
5 8 (12.70%) Perl
6 7 (11.11%) Ruby
7 5 (7.94%) VBScript
7 5 (7.94%) VB
8 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.59%) C
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Degree
2 17 (26.98%) ISEB
3 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Jaspersoft
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.59%) Empirix
7 1 (1.59%) Compuware
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Winchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, benefits
Posted: 25 days ago