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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 576 591 605
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 51 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.042% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.045% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 38
Average salary £50,000 £58,125 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
43846 41812 47867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.44% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36609 35107 41532
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 1 September 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 +8 18 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Dagenham - 4 £50,000 -
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 54 (62.07%) C#
2 50 (57.47%) Finance
3 49 (56.32%) Selenium
4 47 (54.02%) BDD
5 46 (52.87%) Test Automation
5 46 (52.87%) TDD
6 45 (51.72%) Java
7 35 (40.23%) SQL
8 32 (36.78%) OO
9 28 (32.18%) QuickTest Pro
9 28 (32.18%) Degree
10 26 (29.89%) Python
10 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (26.44%) Scrum
12 22 (25.29%) Performance Testing
12 22 (25.29%) WebDriver
13 21 (24.14%) Ruby
13 21 (24.14%) Regression Testing
13 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
14 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
15 19 (21.84%) Windows
15 19 (21.84%) Linux
15 19 (21.84%) C++
15 19 (21.84%) JMeter
15 19 (21.84%) Test Scripting
16 18 (20.69%) Integration Testing
16 18 (20.69%) UNIX
17 17 (19.54%) ISEB
17 17 (19.54%) .NET
17 17 (19.54%) QA

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (2.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (13.79%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) Big Data
2 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.79%) Hazelcast
3 12 (13.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.45%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (56.32%) Selenium
2 28 (32.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (25.29%) WebDriver
4 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
5 19 (21.84%) JMeter
6 16 (18.39%) LoadRunner
7 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 13 (14.94%) Cucumber
9 12 (13.79%) NUnit
10 8 (9.20%) Hudson
10 8 (9.20%) WATIR
11 7 (8.05%) JUnit
11 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
11 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (5.75%) Calabash
13 4 (4.60%) SilkTest
13 4 (4.60%) JIRA
14 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
14 3 (3.45%) Rational Robot
General
1 50 (57.47%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.49%) Banking
4 6 (6.90%) Front Office
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Back Office
7 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) .NET
2 12 (13.79%) REST
3 11 (12.64%) Web Services
4 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (5.75%) HTML
5 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.75%) CSS
5 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.75%) jQuery
6 2 (2.30%) XML
7 1 (1.15%) JMX
7 1 (1.15%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 15 (17.24%) Open Source
2 6 (6.90%) IVR
3 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.60%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Derivative
6 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.30%) Physics
7 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Windows
1 19 (21.84%) Linux
2 18 (20.69%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Debian
4 2 (2.30%) Android
4 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) BDD
2 46 (52.87%) Test Automation
2 46 (52.87%) TDD
3 32 (36.78%) OO
4 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (26.44%) Scrum
6 22 (25.29%) Performance Testing
7 21 (24.14%) Regression Testing
8 19 (21.84%) Test Scripting
9 18 (20.69%) Integration Testing
10 14 (16.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (14.94%) Automated Testing
12 12 (13.79%) Workflow
12 12 (13.79%) ATDD
12 12 (13.79%) Analytics
13 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (11.49%) OOP
15 8 (9.20%) Test Management
16 7 (8.05%) Test Strategy
16 7 (8.05%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) C#
2 45 (51.72%) Java
3 35 (40.23%) SQL
4 26 (29.89%) Python
5 21 (24.14%) Ruby
6 19 (21.84%) C++
7 8 (9.20%) Perl
8 5 (5.75%) F#
9 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.45%) Korn
9 3 (3.45%) Groovy
9 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.30%) VBScript
10 2 (2.30%) VBA
11 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.15%) VB
11 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Degree
2 17 (19.54%) ISEB
3 15 (17.24%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.05%) Brainbench
4 7 (8.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) Jaspersoft
3 8 (9.20%) HP
4 7 (8.05%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) Sybase
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