The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 206 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £30,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Technical Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5211 5256 4584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.33% 94.70% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4330 4472 3918
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the West Midlands region.

Technical Tester Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Tester
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB