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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank 443 470 471
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 1 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% 0.014% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.014% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £47,500 £31,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.79% -18.70%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
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
18752 20804 22607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.97% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15967 16668 18038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 28 April 2016. 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
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Capita
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
1 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
1 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik