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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 811 824 805
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 55 92 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.082% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.087% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 46
Average salary £26,000 £23,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% -4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
96251 105897 96840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 87735 81460
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
(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
London +25 21 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East of England +8 7 £24,000 -13.51% 1
North West - 7 £22,000 - 1
East Midlands +6 4 £27,000 +20.00% 1
South East -16 4 £27,000 +25.58% 1
South West -26 4 £33,500 +63.41% 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £40,000 +53.84% 1
West Midlands -10 3 £22,000 +2.32%
North East - 2 £21,500 - 1
Junior Tester
UK

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 61 (52.59%) QA
2 47 (40.52%) Degree
3 46 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.72%) Software Testing
4 31 (26.72%) Java
5 30 (25.86%) Selenium
6 28 (24.14%) Computer Science
7 26 (22.41%) SQL
8 25 (21.55%) ISEB
9 23 (19.83%) Regression Testing
9 23 (19.83%) ISTQB
10 22 (18.97%) Finance
10 22 (18.97%) C#
10 22 (18.97%) SDLC
11 21 (18.10%) Manual Testing
12 20 (17.24%) Automation Testing
13 18 (15.52%) Test Scripting
13 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
14 17 (14.66%) System Testing
14 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (12.93%) HTML
15 15 (12.93%) Windows
16 14 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (12.07%) Android
16 14 (12.07%) Apple iOS
17 13 (11.21%) .NET
18 12 (10.34%) C++
18 12 (10.34%) Linux
19 11 (9.48%) CSS
19 11 (9.48%) Scrum

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Office
2 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.31%) MySQL
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) Selenium
2 10 (8.62%) HP UFT
3 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.90%) JMeter
3 8 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.03%) JUnit
5 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.45%) Maven
6 4 (3.45%) JIRA
6 4 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.45%) JBehave
6 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.45%) UltraEdit
6 4 (3.45%) NeoLoad
7 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.59%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.59%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.72%) Behat
8 2 (1.72%) Mockito
8 2 (1.72%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (18.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.59%) Marketing
3 2 (1.72%) Automotive
3 2 (1.72%) Games
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Billing
4 1 (0.86%) Law
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) HTML
2 13 (11.21%) .NET
3 11 (9.48%) CSS
4 8 (6.90%) jQuery
5 5 (4.31%) Web Services
6 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.45%) Spring
7 3 (2.59%) XML
7 3 (2.59%) WebCenter
8 2 (1.72%) HTML5
8 2 (1.72%) WinForms
8 2 (1.72%) SOAP
8 2 (1.72%) J2EE
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.86%) WCF
9 1 (0.86%) WPF
9 1 (0.86%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.86%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.72%) Statistics
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.86%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.86%) Telematics
6 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) Equities
6 1 (0.86%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Windows
2 14 (12.07%) Android
2 14 (12.07%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (1.72%) UNIX
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.72%) Software Testing
3 23 (19.83%) Regression Testing
4 22 (18.97%) SDLC
5 21 (18.10%) Manual Testing
6 20 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 18 (15.52%) Test Scripting
8 17 (14.66%) System Testing
9 14 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (9.48%) Scrum
10 11 (9.48%) TDD
11 10 (8.62%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.76%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.90%) Test Automation
14 7 (6.03%) BDD
15 6 (5.17%) Workflow
16 5 (4.31%) RUP
16 5 (4.31%) DSDM
16 5 (4.31%) CRM
16 5 (4.31%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) Java
2 26 (22.41%) SQL
3 22 (18.97%) C#
4 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.34%) C++
6 4 (3.45%) Ruby
6 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.59%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) C
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
8 2 (1.72%) VBScript
8 2 (1.72%) VB
8 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.72%) Python
9 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) VB6
9 1 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (40.52%) Degree
2 25 (21.55%) ISEB
3 23 (19.83%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) GIAC
9 1 (0.86%) GPEN
9 1 (0.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (52.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.59%) IBM
4 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix
5 1 (0.86%) SAP
5 1 (0.86%) Google
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