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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank 880 918 923
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 36 52 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.047% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.049% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 63
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +35 31 £55,000 +4.76% 4
London +44 26 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Scotland +3 5 £41,000 +82.22%
Glasgow - 5 £41,000 -
City of London +59 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Cambridge - 2 £32,500 - 1
East of England - 2 £32,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leeds +18 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West +10 1 - -
Yorkshire +7 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Manchester +1 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 38 (61.29%) Selenium
2 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (54.84%) QA
4 29 (46.77%) Java
5 24 (38.71%) WebDriver
5 24 (38.71%) Regression Testing
6 23 (37.10%) Test Automation
7 22 (35.48%) Python
8 21 (33.87%) C#
8 21 (33.87%) Cucumber
9 20 (32.26%) BDD
10 19 (30.65%) Manual Testing
11 18 (29.03%) Finance
12 17 (27.42%) Linux
12 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
13 16 (25.81%) Ruby
13 16 (25.81%) SQL
13 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (24.19%) OO
14 15 (24.19%) JMeter
14 15 (24.19%) Performance Testing
15 14 (22.58%) Banking
16 13 (20.97%) Automation Testing
16 13 (20.97%) Open Source
16 13 (20.97%) SpecFlow
17 11 (17.74%) Degree
17 11 (17.74%) Shell Script
18 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
18 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
19 9 (14.52%) JUnit

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 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (61.29%) Selenium
2 24 (38.71%) WebDriver
3 21 (33.87%) Cucumber
4 15 (24.19%) JMeter
5 13 (20.97%) SpecFlow
6 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
6 9 (14.52%) JUnit
6 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
7 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
7 6 (9.68%) TestComplete
8 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.06%) HP UFT
8 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.84%) JIRA
10 2 (3.23%) eggPlant
10 2 (3.23%) JBehave
10 2 (3.23%) Ranorex
10 2 (3.23%) WATIR
11 1 (1.61%) Appium
11 1 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Banking
3 8 (12.90%) Retail
4 7 (11.29%) Law
5 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) SOAP
2 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) Node.js
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.84%) RESTful
4 3 (4.84%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.61%) JSON
6 1 (1.61%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Derivative
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) BBC
4 2 (3.23%) iPad
4 2 (3.23%) New Media
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.61%) EPoS
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) Unix
2 9 (14.52%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Regression Testing
3 23 (37.10%) Test Automation
4 20 (32.26%) BDD
5 19 (30.65%) Manual Testing
6 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
7 15 (24.19%) OO
7 15 (24.19%) Performance Testing
8 13 (20.97%) Automation Testing
8 13 (20.97%) Open Source
9 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (12.90%) Scrum
10 8 (12.90%) TDD
11 7 (11.29%) Migration
12 6 (9.68%) Build Automation
12 6 (9.68%) Kanban
13 5 (8.06%) Analytics
13 5 (8.06%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) Python
3 21 (33.87%) C#
4 16 (25.81%) Ruby
4 16 (25.81%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.45%) Perl
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) C
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (54.84%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nessus
1 1 (1.61%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) BT
3 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Capita
4 1 (1.61%) Telerik
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
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Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago