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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 619 636 593
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 14 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.049% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.052% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 22
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,875 £55,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £72,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +32.35%
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
41630 45918 42856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.59% 93.82% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35113 38026 36260
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +24 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) Java
3 21 (52.50%) Selenium
4 17 (42.50%) Linux
5 15 (37.50%) QA
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
7 13 (32.50%) RESTful
7 13 (32.50%) BDD
8 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
9 11 (27.50%) UNIX
10 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 10 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 10 (25.00%) Automation Testing
11 9 (22.50%) Node.js
11 9 (22.50%) Scrum
11 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
12 8 (20.00%) Oracle
13 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
13 7 (17.50%) Python
13 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (17.50%) JIRA
13 7 (17.50%) Banking
13 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
14 6 (15.00%) Open Source
14 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
14 6 (15.00%) C#
15 5 (12.50%) Ruby
15 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (22.50%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) Confluence
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Redis
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Selenium
2 10 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (17.50%) JIRA
4 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (7.50%) JMeter
5 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.50%) Rational Robot
7 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) NUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Calabash
7 1 (2.50%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.50%) Appium
7 1 (2.50%) JBehave
7 1 (2.50%) WebLOAD
7 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Music Industry
4 2 (5.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) RESTful
2 4 (10.00%) Spring
2 4 (10.00%) JSF
2 4 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (7.50%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) BDD
3 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
9 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.00%) ETL
10 3 (7.50%) OO
10 3 (7.50%) TDD
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 7 (17.50%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) C#
6 5 (12.50%) Ruby
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 3 (7.50%) Groovy
9 2 (5.00%) C++
10 1 (2.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Informatica
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