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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 848 852 811
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 35 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.039% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.042% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 49
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +41.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £37,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +32.35%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +21 16 £52,500 -19.23% 2
North West +24 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire +1 4 £35,000 -22.22%
South East +9 3 £31,500 -21.25% 1
South West -21 2 £40,500 -10.00%
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 68 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.81%) SQL
3 43 (50.00%) Java
4 39 (45.35%) BDD
5 31 (36.05%) Selenium
6 30 (34.88%) Regression Testing
7 28 (32.56%) Automation Testing
8 27 (31.40%) ISEB
8 27 (31.40%) .NET
8 27 (31.40%) QA
9 23 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (25.58%) Automated Testing
10 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
11 21 (24.42%) TDD
11 21 (24.42%) Performance Testing
12 20 (23.26%) C#
13 19 (22.09%) Finance
14 18 (20.93%) Linux
15 17 (19.77%) SOAP
15 17 (19.77%) System Testing
15 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
16 16 (18.60%) SpecFlow
16 16 (18.60%) Scrum
17 15 (17.44%) Replication
17 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
17 15 (17.44%) Compatibility Testing
17 15 (17.44%) Web Services
17 15 (17.44%) UNIX
17 15 (17.44%) WebDriver

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (11.63%) Node.js
2 4 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.65%) Redis
3 4 (4.65%) Big Data
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
5 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) Selenium
2 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
3 16 (18.60%) SpecFlow
4 15 (17.44%) Hudson
4 15 (17.44%) SoapUI
4 15 (17.44%) WebDriver
4 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
5 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.30%) JIRA
7 7 (8.14%) JMeter
8 6 (6.98%) NUnit
8 6 (6.98%) JUnit
9 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.65%) JBehave
10 3 (3.49%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.33%) Subversion
11 2 (2.33%) TestNG
11 2 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Front Office
4 3 (3.49%) Automotive
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) .NET
2 17 (19.77%) SOAP
3 15 (17.44%) Web Services
4 14 (16.28%) RESTful
5 4 (4.65%) Spring
5 4 (4.65%) JSF
5 4 (4.65%) J2EE
5 4 (4.65%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (3.49%) XML
6 3 (3.49%) XML Messaging
6 3 (3.49%) HTML
7 2 (2.33%) jQuery
7 2 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.16%) WinForms
8 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.16%) CSS
8 1 (1.16%) WCF
8 1 (1.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Replication
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) Open Source
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.33%) EPoS
4 2 (2.33%) LIMS
5 1 (1.16%) iDTV
5 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) UNIX
3 8 (9.30%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) BDD
3 30 (34.88%) Regression Testing
4 28 (32.56%) Automation Testing
5 23 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (25.58%) Automated Testing
6 22 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
7 21 (24.42%) Performance Testing
7 21 (24.42%) TDD
8 17 (19.77%) System Testing
9 16 (18.60%) Scrum
10 15 (17.44%) Compatibility Testing
11 13 (15.12%) Test Scripting
12 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
13 9 (10.47%) Test Management
13 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
14 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
15 7 (8.14%) Integration Testing
15 7 (8.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.81%) SQL
2 43 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (23.26%) C#
4 12 (13.95%) Python
4 12 (13.95%) Ruby
5 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) Perl
7 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.65%) Groovy
8 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.65%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VC++
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) Korn
9 1 (1.16%) F#
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) ISEB
2 10 (11.63%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) HP
3 2 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (1.16%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) Empirix
4 1 (1.16%) Compuware
4 1 (1.16%) IBM
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45,000 - £55,000 plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £28-35k dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago