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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Tester
UK
Rank 831 903 893
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 28 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.027% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.028% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 52
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,800 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.76%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 2017 within the UK.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Tester
Top 20 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +69 28 £47,500 - 9
London +51 12 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Leeds +29 4 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East of England +24 4 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Yorkshire +19 4 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Yorkshire +18 4 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £62,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £62,500 -
South East +59 3 £47,500 -
City of London - 3 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -
Cambridge +6 2 £37,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £37,500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £25,000 -
Stowmarket - 1 £25,000 -
Bristol - 1 £47,500 - 1
South West - 1 £47,500 - 1

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) QA
2 29 (48.33%) Selenium
3 28 (46.67%) C#
4 27 (45.00%) Java
4 27 (45.00%) Cucumber
5 24 (40.00%) BDD
6 22 (36.67%) SpecFlow
7 21 (35.00%) Python
8 19 (31.67%) WebDriver
9 18 (30.00%) SQL
10 15 (25.00%) Perl
10 15 (25.00%) Finance
11 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
11 14 (23.33%) Ruby
11 14 (23.33%) SoapUI
12 12 (20.00%) SOA
13 11 (18.33%) RESTful
13 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (18.33%) SDET
14 10 (16.67%) Microservices
14 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
14 10 (16.67%) Windows
14 10 (16.67%) SOAP
14 10 (16.67%) Web Services
15 9 (15.00%) Scrum
15 9 (15.00%) TDD
15 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
15 9 (15.00%) Protractor

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 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Big Data
2 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (48.33%) Selenium
2 27 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 22 (36.67%) SpecFlow
4 19 (31.67%) WebDriver
5 14 (23.33%) SoapUI
6 9 (15.00%) Protractor
7 7 (11.67%) JBehave
7 7 (11.67%) JMeter
7 7 (11.67%) NUnit
8 6 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 6 (10.00%) JUnit
9 5 (8.33%) Appium
9 5 (8.33%) Calabash
9 5 (8.33%) LoadRunner
10 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (5.00%) PhantomJS
10 3 (5.00%) VisualVM
11 2 (3.33%) CruiseControl
11 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Automotive
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.67%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) RESTful
2 10 (16.67%) SOAP
2 10 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (11.67%) Gherkin
4 6 (10.00%) REST
5 4 (6.67%) XML
6 3 (5.00%) .NET
6 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (5.00%) Handlebars
6 3 (5.00%) HTML
6 3 (5.00%) J2EE
6 3 (5.00%) React
6 3 (5.00%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Fintech
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) BBC
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Unix
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) BDD
3 12 (20.00%) SOA
4 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 10 (16.67%) Microservices
4 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 9 (15.00%) Scrum
5 9 (15.00%) TDD
5 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.33%) Test Management
7 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.33%) OO
9 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) C#
2 27 (45.00%) Java
3 21 (35.00%) Python
4 18 (30.00%) SQL
5 15 (25.00%) Perl
6 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.33%) Ruby
7 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.67%) Groovy
9 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.33%) AWK
10 2 (3.33%) C
10 2 (3.33%) sed
11 1 (1.67%) PHP
11 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (48.33%) QA
2 11 (18.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (5.00%) Google
3 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Perforce
5 1 (1.67%) BT
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Qualys
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