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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank 879 822 863
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 19 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.034% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 22
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +16.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +40.00%
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
102296 98200 103450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85621 81449 89566
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -13 8 £41,000 +26.15%
West Midlands -9 6 £32,500 -35.00%
London +3 2 £56,250 +82.92%
North West -16 2 £36,000 -40.00% 1
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Applications Tester
UK

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (27.27%) .NET
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) ISEB
3 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.21%) QA
3 7 (21.21%) Selenium
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
4 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 6 (18.18%) Android
4 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (15.15%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
5 5 (15.15%) JIRA
5 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
5 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Maven
5 5 (15.15%) AppSense
5 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
6 4 (12.12%) TestComplete
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) TestComplete
4 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.03%) Back Office
1 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) J2ME
3 3 (9.09%) XSL
4 1 (3.03%) Flash
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
1 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) iPad
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Android
2 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Web Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.09%) System Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) ISEB
3 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) AppSense
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
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