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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank 852 921 942
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 24 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.032% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.033% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 46
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Tester
Top 11 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 9 December 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 +61 24 £52,500 +16.66% 3
London +73 18 £55,000 +7.31% 2
East Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds +13 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +13 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 32 (64.00%) QA
2 31 (62.00%) Cucumber
3 30 (60.00%) Selenium
4 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (56.00%) C#
5 24 (48.00%) Python
5 24 (48.00%) SpecFlow
6 23 (46.00%) Java
7 22 (44.00%) BDD
8 21 (42.00%) WebDriver
9 17 (34.00%) Ruby
10 16 (32.00%) SoapUI
10 16 (32.00%) Finance
11 15 (30.00%) Perl
11 15 (30.00%) SQL
12 12 (24.00%) SOAP
12 12 (24.00%) SOA
13 11 (22.00%) Web Services
13 11 (22.00%) RESTful
14 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 10 (20.00%) Microservices
15 9 (18.00%) OO
15 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
16 8 (16.00%) Unix
16 8 (16.00%) JUnit
16 8 (16.00%) TDD
16 8 (16.00%) Scrum
17 7 (14.00%) Fintech

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 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (62.00%) Cucumber
2 30 (60.00%) Selenium
3 24 (48.00%) SpecFlow
4 21 (42.00%) WebDriver
5 16 (32.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (16.00%) JUnit
7 6 (12.00%) JMeter
7 6 (12.00%) NUnit
7 6 (12.00%) Protractor
8 5 (10.00%) HP UFT
9 4 (8.00%) Appium
9 4 (8.00%) Calabash
9 4 (8.00%) JBehave
10 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (6.00%) PhantomJS
10 3 (6.00%) Ranorex
11 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
11 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
11 2 (4.00%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) SOAP
2 11 (22.00%) RESTful
2 11 (22.00%) Web Services
3 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (14.00%) REST
4 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.00%) Handlebars
5 3 (6.00%) React
5 3 (6.00%) XML
6 2 (4.00%) Node.js
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Fintech
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) BBC
3 3 (6.00%) New Media
4 2 (4.00%) Derivative
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Unix
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) BDD
3 12 (24.00%) SOA
4 10 (20.00%) Microservices
4 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) Scrum
6 8 (16.00%) TDD
7 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Kanban
9 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Test Management
9 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) Python
3 23 (46.00%) Java
4 17 (34.00%) Ruby
5 15 (30.00%) Perl
5 15 (30.00%) SQL
6 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.00%) Groovy
9 3 (6.00%) C
10 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.00%) AWK
11 1 (2.00%) PHP
11 1 (2.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (64.00%) QA
2 6 (12.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.00%) BT
2 3 (6.00%) Google
2 3 (6.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Informatica
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Perforce
3 1 (2.00%) Qualys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago