The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 Junior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 813 814 791
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 41 75 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.068% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.072% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 60
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -4.16%
Junior 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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Junior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Junior Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Junior Tester Salary Trend in England

Junior Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Junior Tester Salary Histogram in England

Junior 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 Junior Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London +29 13 £27,500 -8.33% 2
North West - 7 £25,000 - 2
Yorkshire +11 6 £21,000 -19.23%
South West -17 5 £28,500 +39.02% 2
East Midlands +9 4 £20,500 -18.00% 1
South East -11 3 £24,000 -4.00%
West Midlands -11 2 £25,000 +16.27%
East of England +11 1 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Junior Tester
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Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Junior 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 Junior Tester in their job title.

1 54 (50.47%) QA
2 45 (42.06%) Degree
3 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (29.91%) Computer Science
5 28 (26.17%) Selenium
6 26 (24.30%) ISEB
7 23 (21.50%) Software Testing
7 23 (21.50%) ISTQB
7 23 (21.50%) SQL
8 22 (20.56%) C#
8 22 (20.56%) Regression Testing
9 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (17.76%) Automation Testing
10 19 (17.76%) System Testing
10 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
11 18 (16.82%) Java
12 16 (14.95%) HTML
13 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
14 14 (13.08%) Manual Testing
14 14 (13.08%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (13.08%) Waterfall
15 13 (12.15%) .NET
15 13 (12.15%) Windows
16 12 (11.21%) CSS
16 12 (11.21%) jQuery
16 12 (11.21%) Finance
16 12 (11.21%) Apple iOS
16 12 (11.21%) Android
17 11 (10.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (10.28%) C++

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Junior 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 Junior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Office
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (26.17%) Selenium
2 14 (13.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.67%) JMeter
5 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.74%) NeoLoad
5 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.74%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.80%) UltraEdit
7 2 (1.87%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.87%) JIRA
7 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.87%) Toad
7 2 (1.87%) JBehave
8 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.93%) RSpec
8 1 (0.93%) Calabash
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (11.21%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
3 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) HTML
2 13 (12.15%) .NET
3 12 (11.21%) CSS
3 12 (11.21%) jQuery
4 4 (3.74%) HTML5
5 3 (2.80%) WebCenter
5 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.80%) WinForms
6 2 (1.87%) J2EE
7 1 (0.93%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.93%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) Web Services
7 1 (0.93%) XML
7 1 (0.93%) WCF
7 1 (0.93%) WPF
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.91%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.87%) Statistics
4 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 12 (11.21%) Apple iOS
2 12 (11.21%) Android
3 9 (8.41%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.50%) Software Testing
3 22 (20.56%) Regression Testing
4 19 (17.76%) Automation Testing
4 19 (17.76%) System Testing
5 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
6 14 (13.08%) Manual Testing
6 14 (13.08%) Waterfall
7 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.54%) Scrum
9 6 (5.61%) CRM
9 6 (5.61%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.67%) BDD
10 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.67%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.74%) Performance Testing
11 4 (3.74%) Workflow
12 3 (2.80%) Functional Testing
12 3 (2.80%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) SQL
2 22 (20.56%) C#
3 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.82%) Java
5 11 (10.28%) C++
6 4 (3.74%) Ruby
6 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.87%) Perl
8 2 (1.87%) VBScript
8 2 (1.87%) VB
8 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.87%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) Delphi
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (42.06%) Degree
2 26 (24.30%) ISEB
3 23 (21.50%) ISTQB
4 11 (10.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (50.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) IBM
4 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Google
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