The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 1 August 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 791 845 840
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 90 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.023% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.024% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 76 24 52
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +43.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.94%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Tester
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
England +7 90 £50,000 -9.09% 11
London +8 52 £50,000 -14.89% 3
City of London +3 21 £60,500 +2.97% 2
South East - 12 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 10 £47,500 -
North West +6 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
West Midlands - 6 £30,500 -
Manchester +4 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Yorkshire -30 5 £27,000 -28.00%
Dagenham - 5 £50,000 -
Leeds -34 4 - -
West Yorkshire -46 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 - 2
East of England - 3 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £31,250 - 1
Bristol - 2 £57,500 - 3
Derby - 2 £50,000 - 2
Preston - 2 £37,500 -
South West - 2 £57,500 - 3
Rickmansworth - 1 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £27,000 -
Southampton - 1 £25,000 - 1
Mansfield - 1 £17,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £17,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 -

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 74 (52.86%) Java
2 61 (43.57%) SQL
2 61 (43.57%) Selenium
3 59 (42.14%) Test Automation
4 55 (39.29%) Finance
5 52 (37.14%) C#
6 48 (34.29%) BDD
7 46 (32.86%) QuickTest Pro
8 45 (32.14%) TDD
8 45 (32.14%) Degree
9 44 (31.43%) Python
9 44 (31.43%) Performance Testing
10 37 (26.43%) JMeter
11 33 (23.57%) OO
12 32 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (22.86%) Test Scripting
12 32 (22.86%) QA
13 31 (22.14%) Windows
13 31 (22.14%) Oracle
14 30 (21.43%) LoadRunner
14 30 (21.43%) Open Source
15 29 (20.71%) WebDriver
16 28 (20.00%) Scrum
17 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
17 27 (19.29%) .NET
17 27 (19.29%) Linux
18 24 (17.14%) Jenkins
18 24 (17.14%) Computer Science
19 23 (16.43%) Ruby
19 23 (16.43%) UNIX

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3 (2.14%) Confluence
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) SMTP
3 1 (0.71%) FTP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) IPsec
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.71%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.71%) Big Data
3 14 (10.00%) Hazelcast
3 14 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 14 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 14 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.14%) MySQL
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 61 (43.57%) Selenium
2 46 (32.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 37 (26.43%) JMeter
4 30 (21.43%) LoadRunner
5 29 (20.71%) WebDriver
6 24 (17.14%) Jenkins
7 18 (12.86%) Cucumber
7 18 (12.86%) Git (software)
8 16 (11.43%) NUnit
9 15 (10.71%) JUnit
10 11 (7.86%) WATIR
11 9 (6.43%) JIRA
12 8 (5.71%) Hudson
13 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
14 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (4.29%) Visual Studio
15 5 (3.57%) Calabash
15 5 (3.57%) eggPlant
15 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
16 3 (2.14%) Rational Robot
General
1 55 (39.29%) Finance
2 18 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.86%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Front Office
6 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.29%) .NET
2 14 (10.00%) REST
3 12 (8.57%) Web Services
4 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.57%) CSS
5 5 (3.57%) HTML
5 5 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.57%) jQuery
6 4 (2.86%) J2EE
7 3 (2.14%) SOAP
8 2 (1.43%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.43%) Spring
8 2 (1.43%) XML
9 1 (0.71%) JMX
9 1 (0.71%) JMS
9 1 (0.71%) EJB
9 1 (0.71%) Java EE
9 1 (0.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) Open Source
2 24 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.71%) IVR
4 6 (4.29%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.43%) Physics
7 2 (1.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Derivative
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) iPhone
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.14%) Windows
2 27 (19.29%) Linux
3 23 (16.43%) UNIX
4 7 (5.00%) Android
5 6 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.14%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (42.14%) Test Automation
2 48 (34.29%) BDD
3 45 (32.14%) TDD
4 44 (31.43%) Performance Testing
5 33 (23.57%) OO
6 32 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (22.86%) Test Scripting
7 28 (20.00%) Scrum
8 18 (12.86%) Automated Testing
8 18 (12.86%) Integration Testing
9 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.71%) Workflow
10 15 (10.71%) Regression Testing
11 14 (10.00%) ATDD
11 14 (10.00%) Analytics
12 13 (9.29%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (8.57%) OOP
14 11 (7.86%) Automation Testing
15 10 (7.14%) Test Strategy
15 10 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.86%) Java
2 61 (43.57%) SQL
3 52 (37.14%) C#
4 44 (31.43%) Python
5 23 (16.43%) Ruby
6 21 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 20 (14.29%) C++
8 14 (10.00%) Perl
9 5 (3.57%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.14%) VBScript
10 3 (2.14%) Korn
10 3 (2.14%) Groovy
11 2 (1.43%) VB
11 2 (1.43%) PHP
11 2 (1.43%) VBA
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 45 (32.14%) Degree
2 20 (14.29%) ISEB
3 15 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (3.57%) Brainbench
5 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.86%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (22.14%) Oracle
2 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
4 8 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.71%) Apple
5 1 (0.71%) Sybase
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
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