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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 833 836 801
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 50 60 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.054% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.057% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 62
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +12 14 £26,250 +5.00% 3
South East +15 7 £21,000 -16.00% 2
South West -17 7 £22,000 +7.31% 1
Yorkshire +5 6 £21,000 -25.00%
East Midlands +21 5 £20,500 -18.00%
North West +18 4 £19,750 -28.18%
West Midlands -27 4 £25,000 +25.00%
East of England +16 2 £25,000 -19.35%
North East - 1 £24,000 -
Junior Tester
UK

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (54.24%) QA
2 49 (41.53%) Degree
3 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.97%) Selenium
5 32 (27.12%) SQL
6 28 (23.73%) ISEB
7 27 (22.88%) Computer Science
8 25 (21.19%) Regression Testing
8 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
9 24 (20.34%) Software Testing
10 23 (19.49%) C#
11 21 (17.80%) HTML
11 21 (17.80%) ISTQB
12 20 (16.95%) Automation Testing
13 19 (16.10%) System Testing
14 17 (14.41%) Test Scripting
14 17 (14.41%) Android
14 17 (14.41%) Waterfall
14 17 (14.41%) Apple iOS
15 16 (13.56%) Java
15 16 (13.56%) QuickTest Pro
16 15 (12.71%) Windows
16 15 (12.71%) CSS
16 15 (12.71%) Manual Testing
16 15 (12.71%) jQuery
17 13 (11.02%) C++
17 13 (11.02%) .NET
18 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
19 10 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.54%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (27.97%) Selenium
2 16 (13.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (7.63%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.08%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.39%) JIRA
5 4 (3.39%) JMeter
5 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.54%) Toad
6 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.54%) Calabash
6 3 (2.54%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.69%) UltraEdit
7 2 (1.69%) WatiN
7 2 (1.69%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.69%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.69%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Retail
3 3 (2.54%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.69%) Back Office
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) HTML
2 15 (12.71%) CSS
2 15 (12.71%) jQuery
3 13 (11.02%) .NET
4 7 (5.93%) XML
5 4 (3.39%) HTML5
6 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.54%) WinForms
7 2 (1.69%) Flash
8 1 (0.85%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.85%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.85%) WCF
8 1 (0.85%) WPF
8 1 (0.85%) J2EE
8 1 (0.85%) SOAP
8 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Computer Science
2 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Android
1 17 (14.41%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.71%) Windows
3 7 (5.93%) Linux
4 4 (3.39%) UNIX
5 2 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.19%) Regression Testing
3 24 (20.34%) Software Testing
4 20 (16.95%) Automation Testing
5 19 (16.10%) System Testing
6 17 (14.41%) Waterfall
6 17 (14.41%) Test Scripting
7 15 (12.71%) Manual Testing
8 10 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.78%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Performance Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Scrum
10 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.93%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.08%) Test Strategy
12 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.24%) TDD
13 4 (3.39%) Workflow
13 4 (3.39%) Web Testing
13 4 (3.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.12%) SQL
2 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.49%) C#
4 16 (13.56%) Java
5 13 (11.02%) C++
6 8 (6.78%) Ruby
7 6 (5.08%) Perl
8 5 (4.24%) Python
9 3 (2.54%) PHP
9 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.69%) VBScript
10 2 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) Delphi
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (41.53%) Degree
2 28 (23.73%) ISEB
3 21 (17.80%) ISTQB
4 10 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (54.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle
3 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.85%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) Citrix
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