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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 597 576 605
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 32 51 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.12% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 18
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £58,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
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
40877 42981 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.47% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34929 35901 34378
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in London

Technical Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
City of London +25 8 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (60.34%) Java
3 33 (56.90%) Selenium
4 30 (51.72%) SQL
5 28 (48.28%) OO
6 27 (46.55%) C#
7 26 (44.83%) Cucumber
8 25 (43.10%) WebDriver
8 25 (43.10%) Manual Testing
8 25 (43.10%) Test Automation
9 24 (41.38%) BDD
10 20 (34.48%) Automation Testing
11 18 (31.03%) QA
12 17 (29.31%) Ruby
13 16 (27.59%) PL/SQL
13 16 (27.59%) Oracle
14 14 (24.14%) Groovy
15 13 (22.41%) UNIX
15 13 (22.41%) Finance
16 12 (20.69%) Scrum
16 12 (20.69%) XML
16 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
17 11 (18.97%) Mobile App
17 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
17 11 (18.97%) JUnit
17 11 (18.97%) Python
17 11 (18.97%) Subversion
18 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
18 10 (17.24%) RDBMS
18 10 (17.24%) .NET

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) RDBMS
2 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.79%) MySQL
3 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Selenium
2 26 (44.83%) Cucumber
3 25 (43.10%) WebDriver
4 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
5 11 (18.97%) JUnit
5 11 (18.97%) Subversion
6 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
7 9 (15.52%) SoapUI
8 8 (13.79%) FitNesse
8 8 (13.79%) Calabash
8 8 (13.79%) Appium
9 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
10 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
10 6 (10.34%) NUnit
11 5 (8.62%) JIRA
11 5 (8.62%) JBehave
12 3 (5.17%) Hudson
12 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
12 3 (5.17%) JMeter
13 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
2 9 (15.52%) Investment Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Games
4 5 (8.62%) Music Industry
5 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) XML
2 10 (17.24%) .NET
3 8 (13.79%) REST
4 5 (8.62%) Web Services
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.17%) JSON
6 3 (5.17%) RESTful
6 3 (5.17%) J2EE
6 3 (5.17%) Spring
6 3 (5.17%) JSF
7 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.72%) ICEfaces
8 1 (1.72%) Ajax
8 1 (1.72%) SOAP
8 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) iDTV
5 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) UNIX
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) OO
3 25 (43.10%) Manual Testing
3 25 (43.10%) Test Automation
4 24 (41.38%) BDD
5 20 (34.48%) Automation Testing
6 12 (20.69%) Scrum
7 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Load Testing
10 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
12 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
13 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
13 3 (5.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) Java
2 30 (51.72%) SQL
3 27 (46.55%) C#
4 17 (29.31%) Ruby
5 16 (27.59%) PL/SQL
6 14 (24.14%) Groovy
7 11 (18.97%) Python
8 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) VC++
10 1 (1.72%) C++
10 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Oozie
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Informatica
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