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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 605 626 580
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 22 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.069% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.074% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 22
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,775 £45,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £69,750
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
41030 45957 40997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.83% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34695 38483 34477
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 £32,500 £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 27 May 2015.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in London

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) Java
3 23 (54.76%) Selenium
4 20 (47.62%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) BDD
6 15 (35.71%) WebDriver
6 15 (35.71%) QA
6 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 14 (33.33%) Linux
8 12 (28.57%) Oracle
8 12 (28.57%) UNIX
8 12 (28.57%) Automation Testing
8 12 (28.57%) Cucumber
9 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
10 10 (23.81%) C#
10 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
10 10 (23.81%) RESTful
10 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Scrum
12 8 (19.05%) OO
12 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Ruby
13 7 (16.67%) JIRA
13 7 (16.67%) Groovy
13 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
13 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (16.67%) Finance
14 6 (14.29%) Banking
14 6 (14.29%) RDBMS

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 5 (11.90%) Node.js
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) DB2
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.76%) Redis
5 2 (4.76%) Big Data
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Selenium
2 15 (35.71%) WebDriver
3 12 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 7 (16.67%) JIRA
5 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
5 5 (11.90%) Calabash
5 5 (11.90%) Appium
6 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.52%) FitNesse
7 3 (7.14%) JBehave
7 3 (7.14%) Subversion
8 2 (4.76%) JMeter
8 2 (4.76%) JUnit
8 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (4.76%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.38%) LoadUI
9 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.38%) Rational Robot
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Games
4 3 (7.14%) Music Industry
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) RESTful
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) REST
3 4 (9.52%) J2EE
3 4 (9.52%) Spring
3 4 (9.52%) JSF
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) BDD
3 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 12 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 8 (19.05%) OO
7 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Open Source
10 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
11 4 (9.52%) ETL
11 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 4 (9.52%) Load Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Investment Management
12 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
12 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
4 10 (23.81%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) Ruby
6 7 (16.67%) Groovy
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (9.52%) Python
8 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.76%) Perl
10 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Informatica
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
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