The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank 623 615 643
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 16 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.064% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.066% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 14
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £70,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +1.42%
Technical Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the London region.

Technical Tester Salary Trend in London

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in London

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Finance
3 15 (62.50%) QA
4 12 (50.00%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Manual Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Selenium
6 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Law
7 9 (37.50%) Java
7 9 (37.50%) Windows
7 9 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Degree
9 7 (29.17%) C#
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
11 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
11 5 (20.83%) OO
11 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
11 5 (20.83%) BDD
12 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (16.67%) TDD
13 3 (12.50%) Scrum
13 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
13 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) JMeter
4 2 (8.33%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Law
2 9 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Ajax
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) ICEfaces
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) JSF
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Manual Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
7 5 (20.83%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) RAD
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (8.33%) OOD
10 2 (8.33%) Open Source
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle