The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Tester
England / London
Rank 564 639 645
Rank change year-on-year +75 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 20 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.060% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.035% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 17
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £30,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +26.66% +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 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 31842 39729 39956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.76% 96.09% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26901 34261 33541
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +3.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 22 March 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 22 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
City of London - 8 £60,000 - 1
West End of London - 1 £42,500 - 1
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Selenium
3 17 (48.57%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) QA
5 13 (37.14%) WebDriver
5 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
5 13 (37.14%) C#
6 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
7 11 (31.43%) Python
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 10 (28.57%) Ruby
8 10 (28.57%) Test Management
9 9 (25.71%) SpecFlow
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) Unix
10 8 (22.86%) HP UFT
10 8 (22.86%) JMeter
10 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
10 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
11 7 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
12 6 (17.14%) Oracle
12 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
12 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
12 6 (17.14%) JIRA
12 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
1 4 (11.43%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Selenium
2 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
2 13 (37.14%) WebDriver
3 9 (25.71%) SpecFlow
4 8 (22.86%) HP UFT
4 8 (22.86%) JMeter
4 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
5 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
6 4 (11.43%) JUnit
6 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 4 (11.43%) Zephyr
7 3 (8.57%) Gatling
7 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
7 3 (8.57%) WatiN
7 3 (8.57%) WATIR
8 2 (5.71%) Calabash
8 2 (5.71%) JBehave
8 2 (5.71%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Publishing
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Music Industry
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
1 3 (8.57%) RESTful
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) JSF
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) BBC
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Unix
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
3 10 (28.57%) Test Management
4 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
5 7 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) BDD
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (14.29%) OO
8 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.43%) CRM
8 4 (11.43%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (11.43%) ETL
8 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
8 4 (11.43%) SOA
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) Python
4 10 (28.57%) Ruby
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.29%) Perl
8 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) BT
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Informatica
3 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.86%) Qualys
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