The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 883 912
Rank change year-on-year +57 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 36 31 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.034% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.035% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 45
Median salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Tester in England

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Tester in England

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Tester in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Tester in England

Technical Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 15 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South West +19 10 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +11 5 £32,500 -18.75%
North West - 4 £37,500 -
South East - 2 £32,500 -
Technical Tester
UK

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 63 (85.14%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (83.78%) Test Automation
3 48 (64.86%) Java
4 46 (62.16%) Selenium
5 35 (47.30%) WebDriver
5 35 (47.30%) C#
6 34 (45.95%) QA
7 30 (40.54%) Python
8 29 (39.19%) Ruby
9 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (33.78%) Unix
11 24 (32.43%) JMeter
11 24 (32.43%) Cucumber
12 23 (31.08%) BDD
13 21 (28.38%) Calabash
13 21 (28.38%) Appium
13 21 (28.38%) SQL
14 18 (24.32%) Windows
15 17 (22.97%) Linux
15 17 (22.97%) Web Services
15 17 (22.97%) Open Source
16 16 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (21.62%) DevOps
17 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
18 14 (18.92%) REST
18 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
19 13 (17.57%) SpecFlow
20 12 (16.22%) Client/Server
20 12 (16.22%) Test Management
21 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing

Technical Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.76%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (4.05%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) GitHub
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (62.16%) Selenium
2 35 (47.30%) WebDriver
3 24 (32.43%) Cucumber
3 24 (32.43%) JMeter
4 21 (28.38%) Appium
4 21 (28.38%) Calabash
5 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
6 13 (17.57%) SpecFlow
7 10 (13.51%) JIRA
8 6 (8.11%) HP UFT
8 6 (8.11%) JUnit
8 6 (8.11%) Subversion
9 5 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
9 5 (6.76%) TestComplete
9 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.76%) WATIR
9 5 (6.76%) Zephyr
10 4 (5.41%) JBehave
10 4 (5.41%) WatiN
General
1 6 (8.11%) Banking
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
1 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
2 5 (6.76%) Publishing
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) Web Services
2 14 (18.92%) REST
3 4 (5.41%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.41%) HTML
3 4 (5.41%) XML
4 3 (4.05%) JSON
5 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.70%) J2EE
5 2 (2.70%) Pyramid
6 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.35%) JSF
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
6 1 (1.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Unix
2 18 (24.32%) Windows
3 17 (22.97%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (85.14%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (83.78%) Test Automation
3 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (31.08%) BDD
5 17 (22.97%) Open Source
6 16 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (21.62%) DevOps
7 12 (16.22%) Test Management
8 11 (14.86%) OO
8 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing
9 9 (12.16%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (10.81%) Data Protection
10 8 (10.81%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (10.81%) SDET
10 8 (10.81%) TDD
10 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
12 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.86%) Java
2 35 (47.30%) C#
3 30 (40.54%) Python
4 29 (39.19%) Ruby
5 21 (28.38%) SQL
6 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.76%) Perl
8 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) AWK
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) ISEB
2 9 (12.16%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (45.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.05%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Informatica
4 1 (1.35%) Perforce
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