Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 320 349
Rank change year-on-year +14 +29 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 5 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.051% 0.009% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.009% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 18
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% -5.56% +50.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £34,625 £48,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9551 10756 12611
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 97.88% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8025 9058 10388
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,116 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Technical Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Tester in Yorkshire

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Tester in Yorkshire

Technical Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +29 5 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Technical Tester
England

Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Yorkshire region featuring Technical Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project

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

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB