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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 821 842 842
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 44 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.021% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.022% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 31
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £41,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £38,750 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +18.32%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 28 £60,000 -4.00% 4
South East - 6 £41,250 -
North West -9 5 £35,500 -5.33% 1
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -20 1 £31,500 -21.25%
East of England - 1 - -
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 82 (76.64%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (56.07%) C#
2 60 (56.07%) Java
3 57 (53.27%) BDD
4 54 (50.47%) Selenium
5 46 (42.99%) SQL
6 41 (38.32%) Python
7 37 (34.58%) Ruby
8 36 (33.64%) TDD
9 31 (28.97%) Finance
9 31 (28.97%) Degree
9 31 (28.97%) WebDriver
10 30 (28.04%) C++
10 30 (28.04%) Test Automation
11 26 (24.30%) UNIX
12 25 (23.36%) Regression Testing
12 25 (23.36%) Performance Testing
12 25 (23.36%) Automation Testing
13 24 (22.43%) QA
14 23 (21.50%) ISEB
14 23 (21.50%) Cucumber
15 19 (17.76%) Software Testing
16 18 (16.82%) OO
16 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
16 18 (16.82%) QuickTest Pro
16 18 (16.82%) Scrum
16 18 (16.82%) Test Scripting
17 17 (15.89%) Perl
17 17 (15.89%) Automated Testing
18 16 (14.95%) .NET

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (7.48%) Node.js
2 3 (2.80%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.74%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) IPsec
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) SMTP
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) Big Data
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.74%) Hazelcast
4 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.80%) Redis
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (50.47%) Selenium
2 31 (28.97%) WebDriver
3 23 (21.50%) Cucumber
4 18 (16.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (12.15%) SilkTest
6 11 (10.28%) LoadRunner
6 11 (10.28%) Visual Studio
6 11 (10.28%) JMeter
7 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.54%) NUnit
9 7 (6.54%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (4.67%) Hudson
10 5 (4.67%) SoapUI
10 5 (4.67%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.74%) JIRA
12 3 (2.80%) JUnit
12 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.87%) Calabash
General
1 31 (28.97%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Front Office
3 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) .NET
2 9 (8.41%) Web Services
3 8 (7.48%) RESTful
4 7 (6.54%) SOAP
4 7 (6.54%) REST
5 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.80%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.87%) jQuery
7 2 (1.87%) CSS
8 1 (0.93%) HTML
8 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.93%) XML
8 1 (0.93%) LAMP
8 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.93%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.93%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
1 13 (12.15%) User Experience
2 9 (8.41%) Open Source
3 4 (3.74%) Replication
3 4 (3.74%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) EPoS
5 2 (1.87%) LIMS
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) UNIX
2 14 (13.08%) Windows
3 13 (12.15%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Android
5 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (76.64%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (53.27%) BDD
3 36 (33.64%) TDD
4 30 (28.04%) Test Automation
5 25 (23.36%) Automation Testing
5 25 (23.36%) Performance Testing
5 25 (23.36%) Regression Testing
6 19 (17.76%) Software Testing
7 18 (16.82%) Test Scripting
7 18 (16.82%) OO
7 18 (16.82%) Scrum
8 17 (15.89%) Automated Testing
9 15 (14.02%) Unit Testing
9 15 (14.02%) Computer Architecture
10 14 (13.08%) Test Management
11 13 (12.15%) Black-Box Testing
12 12 (11.21%) Integration Testing
12 12 (11.21%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (9.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.07%) C#
1 60 (56.07%) Java
2 46 (42.99%) SQL
3 41 (38.32%) Python
4 37 (34.58%) Ruby
5 30 (28.04%) C++
6 17 (15.89%) Perl
7 13 (12.15%) F#
8 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.87%) Korn
9 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) Degree
2 23 (21.50%) ISEB
3 15 (14.02%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.54%) Brainbench
4 7 (6.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) HP
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle
4 4 (3.74%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Compuware
5 1 (0.93%) Empirix
5 1 (0.93%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £65,000 per annum £65,000 + benefits
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Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
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