The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 893 905
Rank change year-on-year +87 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 38 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.026% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.026% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 38
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14%  

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +70 21 £60,000 +14.28% 3
South West - 8 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 2
East of England +15 2 £25,000 -33.33%
South East +62 1 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Technical Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) Selenium
3 36 (52.94%) Java
4 31 (45.59%) QA
5 29 (42.65%) C#
6 28 (41.18%) Test Automation
7 26 (38.24%) WebDriver
8 24 (35.29%) Python
9 21 (30.88%) Ruby
10 20 (29.41%) Unix
10 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
11 19 (27.94%) SQL
11 19 (27.94%) JMeter
12 18 (26.47%) Windows
13 17 (25.00%) BDD
14 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (20.59%) Finance
16 13 (19.12%) Test Management
16 13 (19.12%) SpecFlow
17 12 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
17 12 (17.65%) Calabash
17 12 (17.65%) Appium
18 11 (16.18%) Open Source
18 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
19 10 (14.71%) Perl
19 10 (14.71%) Linux
19 10 (14.71%) Shell Script
19 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
20 9 (13.24%) SDET

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 (7.35%) WebLogic
1 5 (7.35%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (55.88%) Selenium
2 26 (38.24%) WebDriver
3 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 19 (27.94%) JMeter
5 13 (19.12%) SpecFlow
6 12 (17.65%) Appium
6 12 (17.65%) Calabash
7 8 (11.76%) HP UFT
7 8 (11.76%) SoapUI
8 7 (10.29%) JIRA
8 7 (10.29%) Subversion
9 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
9 6 (8.82%) LoadRunner
10 5 (7.35%) JBehave
10 5 (7.35%) Protractor
10 5 (7.35%) Zephyr
11 4 (5.88%) JUnit
11 4 (5.88%) WatiN
11 4 (5.88%) WATIR
12 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Publishing
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
4 2 (2.94%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) REST
1 9 (13.24%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) J2EE
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) RESTful
3 3 (4.41%) XML Messaging
4 2 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.47%) JSF
5 1 (1.47%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Fintech
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) BBC
6 1 (1.47%) New Media
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Unix
2 18 (26.47%) Windows
3 10 (14.71%) Linux
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 17 (25.00%) BDD
4 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.12%) Test Management
6 12 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (16.18%) Open Source
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.76%) DevOps
9 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.29%) OO
10 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.82%) Scrum
11 6 (8.82%) TDD
12 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) Java
2 29 (42.65%) C#
3 24 (35.29%) Python
4 21 (30.88%) Ruby
5 19 (27.94%) SQL
6 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.71%) Perl
7 10 (14.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.94%) AWK
9 2 (2.94%) C
9 2 (2.94%) sed
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (45.59%) QA
2 9 (13.24%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.41%) AppDynamics
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) BT
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.47%) Qualys
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Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience and skills.
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: From £33,437 to £36,379 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West End
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago