The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 - 181
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.096% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Median salary £37,500 - £35,000
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Tester in Manchester

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Technical Tester in Manchester

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) FogBugz
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD

Technical Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) FogBugz
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree