The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 178 - 180
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.099% - 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Technical Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3849 3710 3687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.92% 94.57% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3179 3240 3243
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,400
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 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 27 August 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 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) JUnit
6 1 (14.29%) IIS

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian