The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 177 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.024% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.025% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3771 3940 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.46% 94.96% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3415 3199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Tester
North West

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the Manchester region.

Technical Tester Salary Trend in Manchester

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) IIS

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) EJB
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian