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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank 885 876 888
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 24 53 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.055% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 21
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £31,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+47.88% +1.42%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -2 16 £47,500 -26.92%
East of England +3 5 £60,000 - 1
South East +12 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (37.14%) System Integration Testing
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.43%) Linux
4 19 (27.14%) Finance
5 18 (25.71%) QA
6 14 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 13 (18.57%) Windows
8 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
8 11 (15.71%) Selenium
8 11 (15.71%) Unix
8 11 (15.71%) Java
9 10 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 9 (12.86%) Law
10 9 (12.86%) Degree
10 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (12.86%) SQL
10 9 (12.86%) C#
11 8 (11.43%) Validation
11 8 (11.43%) Automation Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Test Planning
12 6 (8.57%) Electronics
12 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.57%) OO
12 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
12 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
13 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (7.14%) BDD

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
1 5 (7.14%) SS7
1 5 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.71%) GGSN
2 4 (5.71%) SGSN
3 3 (4.29%) 2G
3 3 (4.29%) 3G
3 3 (4.29%) 4G
3 3 (4.29%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (4.29%) GPRS
3 3 (4.29%) GSM
3 3 (4.29%) SCCP
3 3 (4.29%) SMPP
3 3 (4.29%) SMS
3 3 (4.29%) TCAP
3 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.86%) SDH
4 2 (2.86%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
1 2 (2.86%) Big Data
1 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.86%) Informix
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Selenium
2 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.29%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.29%) JMeter
3 3 (4.29%) JUnit
3 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.29%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.86%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) TestNG
5 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) WatiN
5 1 (1.43%) WATIR
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Law
2 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (8.57%) Electronics
4 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.86%) Retail
7 1 (1.43%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Ajax
1 2 (2.86%) HTML
1 2 (2.86%) SOAP
1 2 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.43%) ICEfaces
2 1 (1.43%) J2EE
2 1 (1.43%) JSF
2 1 (1.43%) Spring
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) EPoS
4 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Linux
2 13 (18.57%) Windows
3 11 (15.71%) Unix
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) System Integration Testing
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 10 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 8 (11.43%) Automation Testing
5 8 (11.43%) Test Planning
5 8 (11.43%) Validation
6 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.57%) OO
7 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.14%) BDD
7 5 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) TDD
8 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) Java
2 9 (12.86%) C#
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (5.71%) Ruby
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Cisco
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Capita
3 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
3 2 (2.86%) Juniper
3 2 (2.86%) Sybase
3 2 (2.86%) VMware
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