The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 439 423 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.027% 0.005% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.005% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20786 19977 21785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 95.07% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16278 16494 18666
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Technical Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the South East

Technical Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 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
Surrey - 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £31,250 -
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (93.33%) Python
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (86.67%) Degree
3 12 (80.00%) JMeter
3 12 (80.00%) LoadRunner
3 12 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 12 (80.00%) Performance Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Open Source
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (6.67%) Apple
8 1 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (6.67%) VPN
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) JUnit
8 1 (6.67%) Windows
8 1 (6.67%) OOP
8 1 (6.67%) MS Excel

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (80.00%) JMeter
2 12 (80.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Open Source
2 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Python
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft