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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank 859 819 871
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 12 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.032% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.034% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 8
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-31.20% -3.84%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
South East -28 6 £21,500 -28.33% 1
London -18 4 £40,500 +15.71% 1
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
Applications Tester
UK

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (47.06%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) Degree
3 12 (35.29%) Security Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 9 (26.47%) QA
6 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (17.65%) Information Security
8 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.71%) Java
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (11.76%) TestComplete
10 4 (11.76%) Android
11 3 (8.82%) Selenium
11 3 (8.82%) Marketing
11 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
11 3 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.82%) Web Services
12 2 (5.88%) Windows
12 2 (5.88%) CRM
12 2 (5.88%) C#
12 2 (5.88%) HP
12 2 (5.88%) ISEB

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) TestComplete
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) JBehave
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) QADirector
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) Flash
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Security Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (17.65%) Information Security
3 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Web Design
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.88%) System Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) CISSP
2 2 (5.88%) CISM
2 2 (5.88%) CEH
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) CSSLP
3 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) Progress
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