Information systems testing technicians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2283  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Information systems testing technicians execute test plans to evaluate the performance of software applications and information and telecommunications systems. They are employed in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Application Tester
  • Application Testing Technician
  • Software Test Co-ordinator
  • Software Tester
  • Software Testing Technician
  • Systems Tester
  • Systems Testing Technician
  • Test Coordination Analyst
  • User Acceptance Tester
  • Video Game Tester
  • Application Tester
  • Application Testing Technician
  • Software Test Co-ordinator
  • Software Tester
  • Software Testing Technician
  • Systems Tester
  • Systems Testing Technician
  • User Acceptance Tester
  • Quality Assurance Tester

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for information systems testing technicians.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $41,139
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $53,838
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $62,172
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $64,432
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for information systems testing technicians.

Gender Median Income
Male $64,432
Female $61,598
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for information systems testing technicians.

$60,000.00
Lowest Observed
$130,570.00
Highest Observed
$60,000.00
25th Percentile
$88,523.33
Average
$75,000.00
Median
$130,570.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for information systems testing technicians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 40
25 to 34 years 130
35 to 44 years 135
45 to 54 years 130
55 to 64 years 50
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 465
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for information systems testing technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 170
Part Time 310
Total 475
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for information systems testing technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 260
Female 200
Total 465
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for information systems testing technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 440
Self Employed 20
Total 465
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for information systems testing technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 420
Unemployed 50
Total 465
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for information systems testing technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 85
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 125
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 20
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 265
Total 475
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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