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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 803 804 816
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 63 97 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.089% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.094% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 41
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,250 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +4.44%
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
96537 103416 96032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80724 85232 80344
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 30 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 30 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
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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 20 £42,500 +54.54% 1
East of England +1 14 £25,750 +11.95% 1
South East -21 7 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £29,250 +12.50%
North West +4 6 £20,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +3 4 £22,250 +3.48% 1
East Midlands -1 2 - -
South West -20 2 £23,750 +5.55% 1
North East - 2 £21,500 -
Junior Tester
UK

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 63 (55.26%) QA
2 46 (40.35%) Degree
3 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.46%) Software Testing
4 37 (32.46%) Java
5 30 (26.32%) SQL
6 29 (25.44%) Selenium
7 26 (22.81%) Finance
8 25 (21.93%) ISEB
9 24 (21.05%) ISTQB
10 22 (19.30%) Computer Science
11 21 (18.42%) Manual Testing
12 20 (17.54%) C#
13 18 (15.79%) SDLC
14 17 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (13.16%) C++
15 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
15 15 (13.16%) Regression Testing
15 15 (13.16%) Automation Testing
16 14 (12.28%) HTML
16 14 (12.28%) .NET
16 14 (12.28%) Windows
16 14 (12.28%) Test Scripting
17 13 (11.40%) TDD
18 12 (10.53%) Automated Testing
18 12 (10.53%) JMeter
18 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (9.65%) Linux
19 11 (9.65%) Visual Studio
19 11 (9.65%) Scrum

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
2 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Summit
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) MySQL
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Selenium
2 12 (10.53%) JMeter
3 11 (9.65%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.77%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.89%) JUnit
6 7 (6.14%) HP UFT
6 7 (6.14%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.39%) JIRA
8 4 (3.51%) Mockito
8 4 (3.51%) UltraEdit
8 4 (3.51%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.51%) Maven
8 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.51%) Behat
8 4 (3.51%) JBehave
9 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.63%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.63%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.75%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (22.81%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Marketing
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Automotive
3 2 (1.75%) Law
3 2 (1.75%) Games
3 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) HTML
1 14 (12.28%) .NET
2 10 (8.77%) CSS
3 5 (4.39%) Web Services
3 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.51%) Spring
4 4 (3.51%) SOAP
5 3 (2.63%) XML
5 3 (2.63%) jQuery
5 3 (2.63%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.26%) User Experience
5 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.75%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.75%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.88%) DTV
7 1 (0.88%) Equities
7 1 (0.88%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.88%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Linux
3 8 (7.02%) Android
3 8 (7.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.46%) Software Testing
3 21 (18.42%) Manual Testing
4 18 (15.79%) SDLC
5 17 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (13.16%) Regression Testing
6 15 (13.16%) Automation Testing
7 14 (12.28%) Test Scripting
8 13 (11.40%) TDD
9 12 (10.53%) Automated Testing
10 11 (9.65%) Scrum
11 10 (8.77%) System Testing
12 8 (7.02%) BDD
13 6 (5.26%) Performance Testing
14 5 (4.39%) Multithreading
14 5 (4.39%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.39%) Information Security
14 5 (4.39%) Workflow
14 5 (4.39%) RUP
14 5 (4.39%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.46%) Java
2 30 (26.32%) SQL
3 20 (17.54%) C#
4 15 (13.16%) C++
4 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.51%) PHP
6 3 (2.63%) C
6 3 (2.63%) Python
6 3 (2.63%) Ruby
6 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.75%) VBScript
7 2 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) Delphi
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (40.35%) Degree
2 25 (21.93%) ISEB
3 24 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.75%) GPEN
7 2 (1.75%) OSCP
7 2 (1.75%) GIAC
8 1 (0.88%) CEH
8 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (55.26%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Nessus
1 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (1.75%) HP
4 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.88%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
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