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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank 887 914 889
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 23 56 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.052% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.054% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 66
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Tester
Top 15 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 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 20 £55,000 +10.00% 5
London +21 15 £58,750 -6.00% 2
Scotland +18 3 £41,000 +82.22%
Glasgow - 3 £41,000 -
East of England - 2 £32,750 - 1
Surrey +29 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
South East +23 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
North West +9 1 - -
Chertsey +5 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Manchester -9 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £48,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £48,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £37,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £28,000 -

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 37 (67.27%) Selenium
2 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (56.36%) QA
4 29 (52.73%) Java
5 27 (49.09%) Cucumber
6 26 (47.27%) WebDriver
6 26 (47.27%) C#
7 24 (43.64%) BDD
8 21 (38.18%) SQL
8 21 (38.18%) Python
8 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
9 19 (34.55%) SpecFlow
10 17 (30.91%) Ruby
11 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
12 15 (27.27%) OO
13 13 (23.64%) Finance
13 13 (23.64%) Automated Testing
13 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (21.82%) Banking
14 12 (21.82%) JMeter
14 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
15 11 (20.00%) Performance Testing
15 11 (20.00%) Open Source
16 10 (18.18%) Scrum
16 10 (18.18%) SOAP
17 9 (16.36%) JUnit
17 9 (16.36%) TDD
17 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
17 9 (16.36%) SoapUI
17 9 (16.36%) Jenkins

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 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) MTS
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (67.27%) Selenium
2 27 (49.09%) Cucumber
3 26 (47.27%) WebDriver
4 19 (34.55%) SpecFlow
5 12 (21.82%) JMeter
6 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
6 9 (16.36%) JUnit
6 9 (16.36%) SoapUI
7 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
7 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
8 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (9.09%) TestComplete
9 4 (7.27%) HP UFT
9 4 (7.27%) JBehave
10 3 (5.45%) JIRA
10 3 (5.45%) PhantomJS
11 2 (3.64%) NUnit
11 2 (3.64%) Protractor
11 2 (3.64%) Ranorex
11 2 (3.64%) WATIR
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.45%) Law
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) SOAP
2 8 (14.55%) Web Services
3 7 (12.73%) RESTful
4 6 (10.91%) .NET
5 5 (9.09%) Node.js
6 4 (7.27%) REST
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.45%) Handlebars
7 3 (5.45%) React
7 3 (5.45%) XML
8 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.82%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) JSON
8 1 (1.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Derivative
3 3 (5.45%) Fintech
4 2 (3.64%) BBC
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) New Media
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) BDD
3 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
4 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
5 15 (27.27%) OO
6 13 (23.64%) Automated Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Open Source
7 11 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Scrum
9 9 (16.36%) Automation Testing
9 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.36%) TDD
10 8 (14.55%) Kanban
11 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.73%) Migration
11 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.91%) System Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (9.09%) Stress Testing
13 5 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) C#
3 21 (38.18%) Python
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 17 (30.91%) Ruby
5 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.55%) Perl
7 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.27%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) C
9 2 (3.64%) Groovy
10 1 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (56.36%) QA
2 6 (10.91%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Nessus
1 1 (1.82%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) BT
4 2 (3.64%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
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Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago