The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Tester
UK
Rank 815 919 907
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 42 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.026% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.027% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 45
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Tester in the job title.

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Tester
Salary Trend

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

Technical Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Tester over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Tester
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +113 42 £55,000 +15.78% 6
London +83 20 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
City of London - 7 £60,000 -
Leeds - 7 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
Bristol - 5 £50,000 - 1
South West - 5 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £60,000 -
South East +46 3 £47,500 -
East of England +15 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Milton Keynes - 3 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -
Stowmarket - 2 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Technical Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.11%) Selenium
2 37 (52.11%) Java
3 34 (47.89%) QA
4 32 (45.07%) C#
5 27 (38.03%) Cucumber
5 27 (38.03%) Python
6 24 (33.80%) WebDriver
6 24 (33.80%) BDD
7 20 (28.17%) Ruby
7 20 (28.17%) SpecFlow
8 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
8 19 (26.76%) SQL
9 17 (23.94%) Finance
10 16 (22.54%) Perl
11 15 (21.13%) Unix
11 15 (21.13%) Windows
11 15 (21.13%) JMeter
12 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
13 12 (16.90%) Web Services
13 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
13 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (15.49%) Calabash
14 11 (15.49%) Appium
14 11 (15.49%) SDET
15 10 (14.08%) Test Management
15 10 (14.08%) SOA
16 9 (12.68%) RESTful
16 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.23%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (52.11%) Selenium
2 27 (38.03%) Cucumber
3 24 (33.80%) WebDriver
4 20 (28.17%) SpecFlow
5 15 (21.13%) JMeter
6 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
7 11 (15.49%) Appium
7 11 (15.49%) Calabash
8 8 (11.27%) Protractor
9 7 (9.86%) HP UFT
9 7 (9.86%) JBehave
10 6 (8.45%) JUnit
10 6 (8.45%) LoadRunner
10 6 (8.45%) NUnit
11 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
11 4 (5.63%) Subversion
11 4 (5.63%) WatiN
11 4 (5.63%) WATIR
12 3 (4.23%) JIRA
12 3 (4.23%) VisualVM
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
4 3 (4.23%) Automotive
5 2 (2.82%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) REST
2 9 (12.68%) RESTful
3 8 (11.27%) SOAP
4 4 (5.63%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.63%) XML
5 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.23%) HTML
5 3 (4.23%) J2EE
5 3 (4.23%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.41%) .NET
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Fintech
2 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) BBC
5 1 (1.41%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Unix
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.80%) BDD
3 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.08%) SOA
5 10 (14.08%) Test Management
6 9 (12.68%) Test Strategy
7 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Microservices
7 8 (11.27%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Open Source
7 8 (11.27%) Scrum
7 8 (11.27%) TDD
8 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.04%) Performance Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Java
2 32 (45.07%) C#
3 27 (38.03%) Python
4 20 (28.17%) Ruby
5 19 (26.76%) SQL
6 16 (22.54%) Perl
7 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.23%) Groovy
9 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.82%) AWK
10 2 (2.82%) C
10 2 (2.82%) sed
11 1 (1.41%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) ISEB
2 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (47.89%) QA
2 11 (15.49%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) AppDynamics
2 3 (4.23%) IBM
2 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.82%) Informatica
3 2 (2.82%) Perforce
3 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) BT
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.41%) Qualys
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
BJSS
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago