The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 833 844 850
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 82 25 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.023% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.024% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 70 24 52
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,400 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 July 2014 within the UK.

Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Tester
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 82 £47,500 -13.63% 12
London -6 46 £50,000 -13.97% 4
City of London +6 19 £60,000 +1.05% 2
South East - 13 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 11 £45,000 -
North West +3 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
West Midlands - 6 £30,500 - 1
Manchester +10 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Dagenham - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -26 4 - - 1
Leeds -31 4 - -
West Yorkshire -41 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £17,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £17,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Mansfield - 3 £17,000 -
East of England - 3 £47,500 -
Preston - 2 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £31,250 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £47,500 -
Southampton - 1 £25,000 - 1

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Tester in their job title.

1 65 (50.78%) Java
2 57 (44.53%) Test Automation
3 54 (42.19%) SQL
4 53 (41.41%) Selenium
5 49 (38.28%) Finance
6 45 (35.16%) C#
7 44 (34.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 43 (33.59%) Performance Testing
9 42 (32.81%) Degree
9 42 (32.81%) TDD
10 40 (31.25%) BDD
11 37 (28.91%) Python
12 36 (28.13%) JMeter
13 31 (24.22%) Oracle
13 31 (24.22%) QA
14 30 (23.44%) OO
15 29 (22.66%) Test Scripting
15 29 (22.66%) Open Source
16 28 (21.88%) Windows
16 28 (21.88%) LoadRunner
17 26 (20.31%) Scrum
17 26 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (19.53%) Linux
18 25 (19.53%) .NET
19 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
20 23 (17.97%) Jenkins
20 23 (17.97%) Computer Science
21 22 (17.19%) WebDriver
21 22 (17.19%) Oracle Database
22 21 (16.41%) PL/SQL

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.34%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (13.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) IPsec
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) SMTP
3 1 (0.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.94%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.16%) Big Data
3 13 (10.16%) Hazelcast
3 13 (10.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (10.16%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.34%) MySQL
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 53 (41.41%) Selenium
2 44 (34.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (28.13%) JMeter
4 28 (21.88%) LoadRunner
5 23 (17.97%) Jenkins
6 22 (17.19%) WebDriver
7 17 (13.28%) Git (software)
8 15 (11.72%) JUnit
9 14 (10.94%) NUnit
10 13 (10.16%) Cucumber
11 11 (8.59%) WATIR
12 8 (6.25%) Hudson
12 8 (6.25%) JIRA
13 7 (5.47%) Eclipse
14 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
15 5 (3.91%) Calabash
15 5 (3.91%) eggPlant
16 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
17 3 (2.34%) Rational Robot
General
1 49 (38.28%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.81%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.53%) .NET
2 14 (10.94%) REST
3 12 (9.38%) Web Services
4 5 (3.91%) CSS
4 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.91%) HTML
4 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (3.91%) jQuery
4 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.13%) J2EE
6 3 (2.34%) SOAP
7 2 (1.56%) JSON
7 2 (1.56%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.56%) XML
7 2 (1.56%) Spring
7 2 (1.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.78%) EJB
8 1 (0.78%) JMX
8 1 (0.78%) JMS
8 1 (0.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Open Source
2 23 (17.97%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.25%) IVR
4 5 (3.91%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.34%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.56%) Physics
6 2 (1.56%) PKI
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Derivative
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.78%) New Media
7 1 (0.78%) iPhone
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.88%) Windows
2 25 (19.53%) Linux
3 17 (13.28%) UNIX
4 7 (5.47%) Android
5 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.53%) Test Automation
2 43 (33.59%) Performance Testing
3 42 (32.81%) TDD
4 40 (31.25%) BDD
5 30 (23.44%) OO
6 29 (22.66%) Test Scripting
7 26 (20.31%) Scrum
7 26 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (13.28%) Automated Testing
9 16 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 14 (10.94%) Workflow
10 14 (10.94%) Regression Testing
11 13 (10.16%) ATDD
11 13 (10.16%) Analytics
12 10 (7.81%) Manual Testing
12 10 (7.81%) OOP
13 9 (7.03%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (7.03%) Test Management
13 9 (7.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.78%) Java
2 54 (42.19%) SQL
3 45 (35.16%) C#
4 37 (28.91%) Python
5 21 (16.41%) PL/SQL
6 17 (13.28%) C++
7 16 (12.50%) Ruby
8 9 (7.03%) Perl
9 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.34%) Korn
10 3 (2.34%) VBScript
10 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.34%) Groovy
11 2 (1.56%) VB
11 2 (1.56%) PHP
11 2 (1.56%) VBA
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 42 (32.81%) Degree
2 17 (13.28%) ISEB
3 11 (8.59%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.34%) Brainbench
6 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.22%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (24.22%) Oracle
2 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.16%) Jaspersoft
4 6 (4.69%) HP
5 1 (0.78%) Sybase
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.78%) Apple
5 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
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