The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Tester
Rank 782 801 811
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 96 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.051% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.054% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 60 42 45
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,050 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £29,750 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103792 95991 105966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85662 80321 91544
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Junior Tester
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 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 -9 32 £25,000 +11.11% 3
London -33 23 £27,500 +10.00% 2
East of England 0 18 £23,000 -16.36%
South West -13 11 £22,500 +20.00%
West Midlands - 4 £21,500 -
East Midlands -5 3 £22,500 +18.42%
Yorkshire - 3 £26,000 - 1
North West - 1 £18,000 - 1
Junior Tester
UK

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 86 (55.13%) Degree
2 71 (45.51%) QA
3 54 (34.62%) Computer Science
4 51 (32.69%) Finance
4 51 (32.69%) Software Testing
5 42 (26.92%) System Testing
6 34 (21.79%) ISEB
7 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 24 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (14.74%) SQL
10 22 (14.10%) Regression Testing
10 22 (14.10%) Manual Testing
11 21 (13.46%) Java
12 20 (12.82%) ISTQB
13 19 (12.18%) MS Excel
14 16 (10.26%) .NET
14 16 (10.26%) Oracle
15 15 (9.62%) Windows
15 15 (9.62%) Electronics
15 15 (9.62%) Multithreading
16 14 (8.97%) Test Scripting
16 14 (8.97%) Automation Testing
16 14 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
17 13 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
17 13 (8.33%) Scrum
17 13 (8.33%) Mathematics
18 12 (7.69%) Selenium
18 12 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Exstream
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.64%) VPN
2 1 (0.64%) SMTP
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.64%) IPsec
2 1 (0.64%) Firewall
2 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Selenium
2 10 (6.41%) TestComplete
3 4 (2.56%) SilkTest
3 4 (2.56%) JUnit
3 4 (2.56%) FitNesse
3 4 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.92%) JSUnit
4 3 (1.92%) jMock
4 3 (1.92%) Ant
4 3 (1.92%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.28%) JIRA
5 2 (1.28%) Flex Builder
6 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.64%) WATIR
6 1 (0.64%) UltraEdit
6 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 51 (32.69%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Electronics
3 5 (3.21%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.28%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Front Office
5 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (2.56%) XML
3 2 (1.28%) Flash
3 2 (1.28%) HTML
3 2 (1.28%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.28%) HTML5
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 54 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.77%) Derivative
4 4 (2.56%) Open Source
5 3 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.92%) Spread Betting
6 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) Online Games
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) DTV
7 1 (0.64%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.62%) Windows
2 9 (5.77%) Linux
3 4 (2.56%) AIX
4 3 (1.92%) UNIX
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.64%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.69%) Software Testing
2 42 (26.92%) System Testing
3 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (14.10%) Regression Testing
5 22 (14.10%) Manual Testing
6 15 (9.62%) Multithreading
7 14 (8.97%) Test Scripting
7 14 (8.97%) Automation Testing
7 14 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (8.33%) Scrum
9 11 (7.05%) Automated Testing
10 9 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.77%) RUP
10 9 (5.77%) DSDM
11 7 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.49%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.49%) Information Security
12 6 (3.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.74%) SQL
2 21 (13.46%) Java
3 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.77%) C#
4 9 (5.77%) C++
4 9 (5.77%) Python
5 7 (4.49%) Ruby
6 5 (3.21%) F#
7 4 (2.56%) PHP
8 3 (1.92%) Lua
8 3 (1.92%) C
9 2 (1.28%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (55.13%) Degree
2 34 (21.79%) ISEB
3 20 (12.82%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.49%) HNC
5 7 (4.49%) HND
6 5 (3.21%) CISSP
6 5 (3.21%) CEH
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (45.51%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) HP
4 4 (2.56%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.28%) Sony
5 2 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (0.64%) SAP
6 1 (0.64%) BMC
6 1 (0.64%) Apple
6 1 (0.64%) Telerik
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