The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 25 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 238 244 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.014% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.015% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +12.68%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6750 6879 7198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.78% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5459 5881 6332
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Tester Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Manchester 0 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
6 2 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Java EE
7 1 (12.50%) JSON
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (12.50%) JMeter
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Linux

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
3 2 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 1 (12.50%) Gradle
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
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