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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 250 259 205
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 3 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.043% 0.054% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.057% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +32.35%
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
6848 7078 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.26% 95.95% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5500 5617 4346
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Database Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Compuware
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Empirix
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) WatiN
2 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
2 1 (16.67%) WATIR
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Database Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Compuware
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Empirix