The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Tester
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 260 314
Rank change year-on-year +26 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.039% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.033% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £53,750 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Technical Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Tester in the City of London

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester in the City of London.

Salary trend for Technical Tester in the City of London

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Tester in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Tester in the City of London

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the City of London region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Test Management
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (30.00%) Zephyr
6 3 (30.00%) Appium
6 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) Calabash
6 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow

Technical Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (30.00%) Appium
3 3 (30.00%) Calabash
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Zephyr
4 2 (20.00%) Gatling
4 2 (20.00%) JBehave
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Test Management
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
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