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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Tester
Rank 891 915 910
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 27 60 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.055% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.057% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 19 60 71
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 29 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 29 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 -2 22 £55,000 -8.33% 4
London +28 17 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Scotland +16 5 £41,000 +82.22%
Glasgow - 5 £41,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £32,500 -
City of London +41 1 £57,500 -8.00%
Yorkshire +31 1 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +20 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds +20 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North West +7 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 37 (68.52%) Selenium
2 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) QA
4 28 (51.85%) Java
5 24 (44.44%) WebDriver
6 22 (40.74%) Cucumber
7 21 (38.89%) BDD
7 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 21 (38.89%) C#
8 20 (37.04%) Python
9 18 (33.33%) Regression Testing
10 17 (31.48%) SQL
11 15 (27.78%) Automated Testing
11 15 (27.78%) Ruby
11 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (25.93%) SpecFlow
12 14 (25.93%) OO
12 14 (25.93%) JMeter
13 13 (24.07%) Banking
13 13 (24.07%) Performance Testing
13 13 (24.07%) Manual Testing
14 12 (22.22%) Open Source
14 12 (22.22%) Finance
15 11 (20.37%) Shell Script
16 10 (18.52%) Linux
16 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
17 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
17 9 (16.67%) Scrum
18 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
18 8 (14.81%) 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 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.85%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (68.52%) Selenium
2 24 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 22 (40.74%) Cucumber
4 14 (25.93%) JMeter
4 14 (25.93%) SpecFlow
5 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 8 (14.81%) JUnit
6 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
7 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 6 (11.11%) TeamCity
8 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
8 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
8 5 (9.26%) TestComplete
9 3 (5.56%) JBehave
9 3 (5.56%) JIRA
10 2 (3.70%) Ranorex
10 2 (3.70%) WATIR
11 1 (1.85%) Calabash
11 1 (1.85%) eggPlant
11 1 (1.85%) PhantomJS
General
1 13 (24.07%) Banking
2 12 (22.22%) Finance
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.56%) Law
7 1 (1.85%) Billing
7 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) SOAP
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) Node.js
2 5 (9.26%) Web Services
3 4 (7.41%) RESTful
4 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.85%) Handlebars
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) React
6 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) BBC
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) New Media
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.85%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) BDD
2 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 18 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 15 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 14 (25.93%) OO
6 13 (24.07%) Manual Testing
6 13 (24.07%) Performance Testing
7 12 (22.22%) Open Source
8 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Scrum
10 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.81%) TDD
11 7 (12.96%) Kanban
11 7 (12.96%) Migration
12 6 (11.11%) Build Automation
12 6 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 5 (9.26%) Analytics
13 5 (9.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 21 (38.89%) C#
3 20 (37.04%) Python
4 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 15 (27.78%) Ruby
6 11 (20.37%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.26%) Perl
8 3 (5.56%) PHP
9 2 (3.70%) C
10 1 (1.85%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) Groovy
10 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (53.70%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Nessus
1 1 (1.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) BT
3 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.85%) Telerik
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago