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 $20,745
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $67,417
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $58,377
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $54,229
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 $54,229
Female $56,275
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 (6 samples)

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

$36,000.00
Lowest Observed
$74,588.00
Highest Observed
$46,500.00
25th Percentile
$61,898.00
Average
$71,075.00
Median
$72,150.00
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 80
25 to 34 years 290
35 to 44 years 260
45 to 54 years 140
55 to 64 years 45
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 805
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 380
Part Time 415
Total 795
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 380
Female 420
Total 805
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 730
Self Employed 75
Total 805
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 755
Unemployed 55
Total 805
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 105
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 100
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 30
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 550
Total 795
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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