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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 804 823 841
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 68 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.030% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.032% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 57 29 40
Average salary £45,000 £56,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 £52,500 -8.69% 4
West Midlands - 6 £30,500 -
South East -11 5 £45,000 +9.09%
South West - 4 £55,000 -
North West - 4 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -39 1 £27,000 -28.00%
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (54.29%) Java
3 69 (49.29%) C#
4 68 (48.57%) Selenium
5 63 (45.00%) SQL
6 55 (39.29%) Finance
6 55 (39.29%) BDD
7 52 (37.14%) Test Automation
8 48 (34.29%) Degree
8 48 (34.29%) Python
9 46 (32.86%) TDD
10 43 (30.71%) QuickTest Pro
11 42 (30.00%) Performance Testing
12 39 (27.86%) WebDriver
13 34 (24.29%) OO
14 33 (23.57%) JMeter
15 31 (22.14%) Ruby
16 29 (20.71%) Scrum
16 29 (20.71%) C++
16 29 (20.71%) LoadRunner
17 28 (20.00%) Open Source
18 26 (18.57%) Oracle
18 26 (18.57%) UNIX
19 25 (17.86%) TCP/IP
19 25 (17.86%) Microsoft
19 25 (17.86%) Cucumber
20 24 (17.14%) .NET
20 24 (17.14%) Computer Science
20 24 (17.14%) QA
21 21 (15.00%) Regression Testing

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (7.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) IPsec
3 1 (0.71%) AMQP
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) SMTP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.71%) Big Data
3 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.14%) Hazelcast
4 10 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.14%) MySQL
6 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 68 (48.57%) Selenium
2 43 (30.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 39 (27.86%) WebDriver
4 33 (23.57%) JMeter
5 29 (20.71%) LoadRunner
6 25 (17.86%) Cucumber
7 19 (13.57%) Jenkins
8 16 (11.43%) NUnit
9 14 (10.00%) JUnit
9 14 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (6.43%) WATIR
11 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
12 7 (5.00%) SilkTest
12 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (5.00%) Hudson
13 6 (4.29%) JIRA
13 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
14 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (3.57%) Calabash
15 4 (2.86%) eggPlant
General
1 55 (39.29%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.57%) Banking
4 7 (5.00%) Front Office
5 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.14%) .NET
2 13 (9.29%) Web Services
3 10 (7.14%) REST
4 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.57%) CSS
5 5 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.57%) HTML
5 5 (3.57%) jQuery
6 4 (2.86%) J2EE
7 2 (1.43%) XML
7 2 (1.43%) SOAP
7 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.43%) Spring
8 1 (0.71%) Java EE
8 1 (0.71%) JSON
8 1 (0.71%) JMS
8 1 (0.71%) JMX
8 1 (0.71%) LAMP
8 1 (0.71%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.00%) Open Source
2 24 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.00%) User Experience
4 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) IVR
5 4 (2.86%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Derivative
7 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.43%) Physics
7 2 (1.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) iPhone
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) UNIX
2 19 (13.57%) Windows
3 18 (12.86%) Linux
4 10 (7.14%) Android
5 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.14%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.29%) BDD
3 52 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 46 (32.86%) TDD
5 42 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 34 (24.29%) OO
7 29 (20.71%) Scrum
8 21 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 21 (15.00%) Test Scripting
9 18 (12.86%) Automated Testing
10 17 (12.14%) Integration Testing
10 17 (12.14%) Automation Testing
11 15 (10.71%) Unit Testing
12 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (9.29%) Manual Testing
14 11 (7.86%) Software Testing
14 11 (7.86%) OOP
15 10 (7.14%) Workflow
15 10 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (54.29%) Java
2 69 (49.29%) C#
3 63 (45.00%) SQL
4 48 (34.29%) Python
5 31 (22.14%) Ruby
6 29 (20.71%) C++
7 18 (12.86%) PL/SQL
8 14 (10.00%) Perl
9 8 (5.71%) F#
10 3 (2.14%) Korn
10 3 (2.14%) Groovy
10 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.43%) VBA
11 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (34.29%) Degree
2 18 (12.86%) ISEB
3 14 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.00%) Brainbench
4 7 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.14%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (18.57%) Oracle
2 25 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.14%) Jaspersoft
4 8 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.71%) Apple
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
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