The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 618 637
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 14 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.065% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.068% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 32
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,375 £40,000 £40,625
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +22.58% +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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112463 146439 161035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Tester in London

Technical Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +27 1 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Technical Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (68.57%) Java
4 22 (62.86%) Selenium
5 20 (57.14%) WebDriver
6 17 (48.57%) QA
6 17 (48.57%) C#
7 16 (45.71%) SQL
8 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (42.86%) Cucumber
9 14 (40.00%) Ruby
10 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
10 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
11 12 (34.29%) BDD
12 11 (31.43%) Python
13 10 (28.57%) Unix
14 9 (25.71%) Test Management
15 8 (22.86%) JIRA
15 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
15 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
15 8 (22.86%) OO
15 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
15 8 (22.86%) JMeter
15 8 (22.86%) Calabash
15 8 (22.86%) Appium
16 7 (20.00%) Oracle
16 7 (20.00%) GitHub
16 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
16 7 (20.00%) Banking
16 7 (20.00%) Investment Banking

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 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 5 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (8.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) GitHub
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Selenium
2 20 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 15 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
5 8 (22.86%) Appium
5 8 (22.86%) Calabash
5 8 (22.86%) JIRA
5 8 (22.86%) JMeter
5 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
6 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
6 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
7 5 (14.29%) Subversion
7 5 (14.29%) Zephyr
8 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
8 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
9 3 (8.57%) CruiseControl
9 3 (8.57%) JUnit
9 3 (8.57%) Maven
9 3 (8.57%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (20.00%) Banking
1 7 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Publishing
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
4 3 (8.57%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 2 (5.71%) Music Industry
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) JSON
2 3 (8.57%) REST
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) Pyramid
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) JSF
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (34.29%) BDD
5 9 (25.71%) Test Management
6 8 (22.86%) OO
6 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
9 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 5 (14.29%) CRM
9 5 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 4 (11.43%) ETL
10 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) C#
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) Ruby
5 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 11 (31.43%) Python
7 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
8 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.71%) Perl
10 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Informatica
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