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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Tester
Rank 828 843 852
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 24 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.019% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.020% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 8
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,200 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -18.75%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
South East +1 12 £26,500 -11.66%
London +43 9 £50,000 +81.81% 1
South West -27 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Applications Tester
UK

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) Mobile App
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 10 (25.64%) QA
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Android
4 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
5 9 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.95%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) C#
7 7 (17.95%) .NET
7 7 (17.95%) JIRA
8 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.38%) Selenium
8 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Games
9 5 (12.82%) AppSense
9 5 (12.82%) ISEB
9 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) HTML
9 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Banking
9 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.82%) OWASP

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (2.56%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) GPRS
1 4 (10.26%) GSM
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
4 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Calabash
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Local Government
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) WCF
4 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 1 (2.56%) XSL
6 1 (2.56%) J2ME
6 1 (2.56%) Middleware
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Mobile App
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) iPad
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) iPhone
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Android
2 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.82%) OWASP
5 5 (12.82%) Test Management
5 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) C
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) CEH
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) OSCP
2 4 (10.26%) OSCE
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.82%) AppSense
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) HP