The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Tester
England / South West
Rank 233 - 251
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% - 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £50,000 - £40,500
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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4917 5654 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.70% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4670 4874
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Tester in the South West

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Tester in the South West

Technical Tester
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol - 7 £50,000 - 1
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Calabash
2 7 (87.50%) Appium
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) JMeter
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 6 (75.00%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) NUnit

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (87.50%) Appium
2 7 (87.50%) Calabash
3 6 (75.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Mocha
5 1 (12.50%) NUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Robotium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) REST
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SDET
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