The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank 874 832 849
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 24 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.029% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.031% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 21
Average salary £21,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.43% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £45,750 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-33.84% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Tester
UK

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Midlands +11 10 £21,500 -46.25% 1
South East -20 6 £21,500 -33.84%
London -31 6 £41,500 +3.75% 3
East of England - 2 £68,750 -
Applications Tester
UK

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) Degree
3 11 (26.83%) Security Testing
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) QA
5 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
6 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 8 (19.51%) Java
7 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
7 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
7 7 (17.07%) Selenium
8 6 (14.63%) Information Security
9 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) Android
10 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.76%) TestComplete
10 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
10 4 (9.76%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (9.76%) JIRA
10 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Windows
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
11 3 (7.32%) JMeter
11 3 (7.32%) Web Services
11 3 (7.32%) Marketing
11 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (4.88%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) TestComplete
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) JMeter
4 2 (4.88%) Xcode
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) JBehave
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) QADirector
General
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Local Government
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) Flash
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Android
2 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Security Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
4 6 (14.63%) Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) System Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Online Marketing
8 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.88%) Web Design
8 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CSSLP
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) CISM
2 2 (4.88%) CEH
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) Progress
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