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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 602 607 605
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 28 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.031% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.033% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 22
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £47,250 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £38,750 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +18.32%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 8 £61,000 -6.15% 3
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (67.14%) C#
3 46 (65.71%) Java
4 45 (64.29%) BDD
5 39 (55.71%) Selenium
6 33 (47.14%) Python
7 32 (45.71%) SQL
8 31 (44.29%) TDD
9 30 (42.86%) Ruby
10 28 (40.00%) C++
11 26 (37.14%) Degree
12 24 (34.29%) Finance
13 21 (30.00%) UNIX
13 21 (30.00%) Test Automation
14 20 (28.57%) Performance Testing
14 20 (28.57%) WebDriver
15 18 (25.71%) OO
15 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
16 17 (24.29%) QA
17 15 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
17 15 (21.43%) Regression Testing
17 15 (21.43%) Scrum
17 15 (21.43%) Computer Architecture
18 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 14 (20.00%) Cucumber
19 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
19 13 (18.57%) ISEB
19 13 (18.57%) SilkTest
19 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
19 13 (18.57%) F#

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (11.43%) Node.js
2 3 (4.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.71%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) Big Data
2 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (5.71%) Hazelcast
4 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.29%) Redis
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (55.71%) Selenium
2 20 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 15 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 13 (18.57%) SilkTest
6 9 (12.86%) LoadRunner
6 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
7 7 (10.00%) JMeter
7 7 (10.00%) NUnit
7 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.29%) JIRA
10 2 (2.86%) WebLOAD
10 2 (2.86%) JUnit
10 2 (2.86%) Rational Robot
10 2 (2.86%) Calabash
10 2 (2.86%) LoadUI
10 2 (2.86%) Appium
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Banking
3 10 (14.29%) Front Office
4 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) RESTful
3 7 (10.00%) REST
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (4.29%) SOAP
5 3 (4.29%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.43%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.43%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) XML
6 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) User Experience
2 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.00%) Open Source
4 4 (5.71%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.29%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Derivative
7 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) UNIX
2 12 (17.14%) Linux
3 11 (15.71%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (64.29%) BDD
3 31 (44.29%) TDD
4 21 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 20 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 18 (25.71%) OO
7 15 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 15 (21.43%) Scrum
7 15 (21.43%) Computer Architecture
8 13 (18.57%) Automation Testing
8 13 (18.57%) Black-Box Testing
8 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
9 12 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
11 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
11 9 (12.86%) Test Planning
11 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
12 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing
12 8 (11.43%) Test Management
13 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) C#
2 46 (65.71%) Java
3 33 (47.14%) Python
4 32 (45.71%) SQL
5 30 (42.86%) Ruby
6 28 (40.00%) C++
7 13 (18.57%) F#
8 12 (17.14%) Perl
9 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.86%) Korn
11 1 (1.43%) Groovy
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Degree
2 13 (18.57%) ISEB
3 12 (17.14%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.00%) Brainbench
4 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (5.71%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
@ITS
Salary: £65,000 per annum £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago