The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 249 207 218
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.027% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +7.14%
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7021 5092 5589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.31% 94.49% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5535 4007 4588
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 Yorkshire

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

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire -42 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 -
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) RUP
2 4 (50.00%) DSDM
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) RUP
1 4 (50.00%) DSDM
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Use Case
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft