Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Technical Tester
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 806 870
Rank change year-on-year +19 +64 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 51 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.049% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 47
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £44,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,250 £72,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% +19.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Technical Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Technical Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Tester in London

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Technical Tester in London

Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Tester in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Tester in London

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 47 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (90.20%) Test Automation
3 45 (88.24%) Selenium
4 43 (84.31%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (82.35%) Cucumber
6 40 (78.43%) Jenkins
6 40 (78.43%) QA
7 39 (76.47%) BDD
7 39 (76.47%) SQL
8 29 (56.86%) WebDriver
9 26 (50.98%) Ruby
10 25 (49.02%) Linux
10 25 (49.02%) Relational Database
11 23 (45.10%) Data Protection
12 22 (43.14%) Web Testing
12 22 (43.14%) XML
12 22 (43.14%) HTML
12 22 (43.14%) HTTP
12 22 (43.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (43.14%) QA Automation
13 21 (41.18%) Java
13 21 (41.18%) RSpec
14 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
15 17 (33.33%) Python
16 16 (31.37%) Regression Testing
16 16 (31.37%) Scrum
17 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
17 15 (29.41%) HP
17 15 (29.41%) ISEB
17 15 (29.41%) Mobile App

Technical Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (25.49%) Confluence
2 11 (21.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) GitHub
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) HTTP
2 10 (19.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) Relational Database
2 13 (25.49%) Big Data
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (88.24%) Selenium
2 42 (82.35%) Cucumber
3 40 (78.43%) Jenkins
4 29 (56.86%) WebDriver
5 21 (41.18%) RSpec
6 15 (29.41%) JIRA
7 13 (25.49%) HP UFT
7 13 (25.49%) Hudson
8 12 (23.53%) WATIR
9 11 (21.57%) CircleCI
10 9 (17.65%) Appium
11 7 (13.73%) Calabash
12 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
13 3 (5.88%) JMeter
13 3 (5.88%) JUnit
13 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
13 3 (5.88%) TestNG
14 2 (3.92%) Maven
14 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.69%) Banking
2 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) HTML
1 22 (43.14%) XML
2 11 (21.57%) Node.js
3 7 (13.73%) Web Services
4 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
4 5 (9.80%) REST
5 2 (3.92%) JSON
5 2 (3.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) Fintech
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (90.20%) Test Automation
3 43 (84.31%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (76.47%) BDD
5 23 (45.10%) Data Protection
6 22 (43.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (43.14%) QA Automation
6 22 (43.14%) Web Testing
7 16 (31.37%) Regression Testing
7 16 (31.37%) Scrum
8 15 (29.41%) Performance Testing
9 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
10 13 (25.49%) Analytics
10 13 (25.49%) Data Analytics
11 12 (23.53%) E-Commerce
12 11 (21.57%) Manual Testing
13 5 (9.80%) SDET
14 4 (7.84%) API Testing
14 4 (7.84%) Non-Functional Testing
15 3 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) SQL
2 26 (50.98%) Ruby
3 21 (41.18%) Java
4 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
5 17 (33.33%) Python
6 13 (25.49%) Scala
7 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
8 7 (13.73%) C#
9 2 (3.92%) C
9 2 (3.92%) C++
9 2 (3.92%) Go
9 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) ISEB
1 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 11 (21.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (21.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (78.43%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) IFRS
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Marathon
1 11 (21.57%) Mesos
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) HP
2 14 (27.45%) Capita
3 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle