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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 812 828 808
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 40 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.034% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.036% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 45
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +36 17 £52,500 -16.00% 1
North West +19 11 £35,000 +7.69%
South East -7 6 £31,500 -21.25%
Yorkshire +2 2 £35,000 -15.15%
South West -23 2 £40,500 -10.00%
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 66 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (53.57%) Java
3 43 (51.19%) SQL
4 42 (50.00%) BDD
5 32 (38.10%) Selenium
6 26 (30.95%) Regression Testing
6 26 (30.95%) ISEB
7 24 (28.57%) TDD
8 23 (27.38%) QA
8 23 (27.38%) .NET
8 23 (27.38%) Automation Testing
9 22 (26.19%) Test Automation
9 22 (26.19%) C#
9 22 (26.19%) Performance Testing
10 21 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (23.81%) Automated Testing
12 19 (22.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (21.43%) Linux
14 17 (20.24%) Python
14 17 (20.24%) Finance
15 16 (19.05%) Ruby
15 16 (19.05%) System Testing
15 16 (19.05%) SOAP
15 16 (19.05%) UNIX
15 16 (19.05%) WebDriver
16 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
16 15 (17.86%) SpecFlow
17 14 (16.67%) RESTful
17 14 (16.67%) Web Services
17 14 (16.67%) Scrum

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.90%) Node.js
2 4 (4.76%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.76%) Redis
2 4 (4.76%) Big Data
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (38.10%) Selenium
2 16 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 15 (17.86%) SpecFlow
3 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
4 13 (15.48%) Hudson
4 13 (15.48%) SoapUI
4 13 (15.48%) TeamCity
5 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.52%) JIRA
7 7 (8.33%) JMeter
8 5 (5.95%) SilkTest
9 4 (4.76%) JBehave
9 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.57%) NUnit
10 3 (3.57%) JUnit
10 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.38%) Subversion
11 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Front Office
4 3 (3.57%) Automotive
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) SOAP
3 14 (16.67%) Web Services
3 14 (16.67%) RESTful
4 4 (4.76%) Spring
4 4 (4.76%) JSF
4 4 (4.76%) J2EE
4 4 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.57%) REST
5 3 (3.57%) XML
5 3 (3.57%) XML Messaging
5 3 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (2.38%) jQuery
6 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.19%) WinForms
7 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.19%) CSS
7 1 (1.19%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.19%) Ajax
7 1 (1.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Replication
2 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.33%) Open Source
3 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) User Experience
5 3 (3.57%) LIMS
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.38%) EPoS
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.19%) iDTV
7 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) UNIX
3 8 (9.52%) Windows
4 4 (4.76%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) BDD
3 26 (30.95%) Regression Testing
4 24 (28.57%) TDD
5 23 (27.38%) Automation Testing
6 22 (26.19%) Test Automation
6 22 (26.19%) Performance Testing
7 21 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (23.81%) Automated Testing
9 19 (22.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (19.05%) System Testing
11 14 (16.67%) Scrum
12 13 (15.48%) Compatibility Testing
13 12 (14.29%) Test Scripting
14 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
15 10 (11.90%) Test Management
16 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
16 7 (8.33%) ETL
16 7 (8.33%) Computer Architecture
16 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (53.57%) Java
2 43 (51.19%) SQL
3 22 (26.19%) C#
4 17 (20.24%) Python
5 16 (19.05%) Ruby
6 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.71%) C++
8 7 (8.33%) Perl
9 5 (5.95%) F#
10 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.76%) Groovy
10 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.19%) Korn
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.19%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) ISEB
2 13 (15.48%) Degree
3 11 (13.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (1.19%) Empirix
4 1 (1.19%) VMware
4 1 (1.19%) Compuware
4 1 (1.19%) IBM
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