The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 906 888 946
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 25 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.046% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.048% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 28
Average salary £57,500 £35,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.12% +12.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £32,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -10.34%
Applications Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Tester across the England region.

Applications Tester Salary Trend in England

Applications Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in England

Applications Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 9 £37,500 -23.07%
Yorkshire - 7 £60,000 -
North West +16 6 £95,000 +171.42%
West Midlands -21 2 £49,500 +57.14%
South East +20 1 £24,000 -9.43%
Applications Tester
UK

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Applications Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Tester in their job title.

1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Information Security
4 22 (39.29%) Security Testing
5 19 (33.93%) QA
6 17 (30.36%) Android
6 17 (30.36%) Apple iOS
6 17 (30.36%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
7 15 (26.79%) BDD
7 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
7 15 (26.79%) Selenium
8 14 (25.00%) TDD
8 14 (25.00%) .NET
9 13 (23.21%) Automation Testing
9 13 (23.21%) WebDriver
10 12 (21.43%) Network Security
10 12 (21.43%) SDLC
11 11 (19.64%) Social Engineering
11 11 (19.64%) Server Hardening
11 11 (19.64%) Compliance Audit
11 11 (19.64%) Software Audit
11 11 (19.64%) Time Management
11 11 (19.64%) Network Design
11 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (19.64%) Reverse Engineering
11 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
11 11 (19.64%) Web Services
11 11 (19.64%) Unix
11 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Applications Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Network Security
2 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.64%) Wireless
3 7 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
1 15 (26.79%) Selenium
2 13 (23.21%) WebDriver
3 10 (17.86%) Calabash
3 10 (17.86%) Selenium IDE
4 8 (14.29%) Burp Suite
5 7 (12.50%) Metasploit
6 4 (7.14%) JIRA
7 3 (5.36%) AppScan
8 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.79%) Capybara
9 1 (1.79%) JBehave
9 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 11 (19.64%) Banking
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
2 11 (19.64%) Blackberry
2 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Android
2 17 (30.36%) Apple iOS
3 11 (19.64%) Unix
4 7 (12.50%) Kali Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Information Security
3 22 (39.29%) Security Testing
4 17 (30.36%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (26.79%) BDD
6 14 (25.00%) TDD
7 13 (23.21%) Automation Testing
8 12 (21.43%) SDLC
9 11 (19.64%) Compliance Audit
9 11 (19.64%) Network Design
9 11 (19.64%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (19.64%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
9 11 (19.64%) Security Management
9 11 (19.64%) Server Hardening
9 11 (19.64%) Social Engineering
9 11 (19.64%) Software Audit
9 11 (19.64%) Time Management
10 10 (17.86%) Agile Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) C++
4 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) Fortran
5 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) CEH
2 4 (7.14%) OSCP
3 3 (5.36%) CREST Certified
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.79%) OSCE
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) QA
2 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Nessus
2 4 (7.14%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
1 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
1 1 (1.79%) HP
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft