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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Tester
Rank 808 810 857
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 65 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.042% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.045% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 25
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £20,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.43%
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
100671 93884 105537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.28% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82315 78929 90739
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -3 18 £25,000 +11.11% 3
East of England +1 16 £23,000 +9.52%
London +2 15 £27,500 +22.22% 4
South West -31 7 £20,000 - 2
Yorkshire -42 5 £30,000 +15.38%
West Midlands -12 3 £21,500 -4.44% 1
North West -16 1 £18,000 +2.85% 2
Junior Tester
UK

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 95 (60.51%) Degree
2 60 (38.22%) QA
3 50 (31.85%) Software Testing
4 46 (29.30%) Computer Science
5 39 (24.84%) Finance
6 36 (22.93%) System Testing
7 29 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (17.83%) SQL
9 27 (17.20%) Manual Testing
9 27 (17.20%) Microsoft
10 24 (15.29%) ISEB
11 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
12 21 (13.38%) Regression Testing
13 19 (12.10%) Java
14 18 (11.46%) Windows
15 17 (10.83%) Oracle
16 16 (10.19%) ISTQB
16 16 (10.19%) Test Scripting
16 16 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (9.55%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (9.55%) Ethical Hacking
18 14 (8.92%) Electronics
18 14 (8.92%) .NET
19 13 (8.28%) SQL Server
19 13 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
19 13 (8.28%) Automation Testing
20 12 (7.64%) Selenium
20 12 (7.64%) Automated Testing
21 11 (7.01%) Linux
22 10 (6.37%) JavaScript

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Applications
1 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.73%) MS Office
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) IPsec
4 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
4 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.64%) SMTP
4 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Selenium
2 7 (4.46%) TestComplete
3 4 (2.55%) FitNesse
3 4 (2.55%) SilkTest
4 3 (1.91%) JUnit
4 3 (1.91%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.91%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.27%) Ant
5 2 (1.27%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.27%) jMock
5 2 (1.27%) Flex Builder
5 2 (1.27%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.64%) RSpec
6 1 (0.64%) JBehave
6 1 (0.64%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.64%) WATIR
6 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.64%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 39 (24.84%) Finance
2 14 (8.92%) Electronics
3 5 (3.18%) Retail
4 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.91%) Law
5 3 (1.91%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Front Office
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.92%) .NET
2 5 (3.18%) XML
3 2 (1.27%) Flash
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.27%) HTML5
3 2 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) WinForms
4 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.10%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.18%) Derivative
5 4 (2.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.91%) Open Source
6 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.91%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.91%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.64%) Online Games
8 1 (0.64%) iPhone
8 1 (0.64%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.46%) Windows
2 11 (7.01%) Linux
3 6 (3.82%) AIX
4 2 (1.27%) UNIX
5 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.64%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.85%) Software Testing
2 36 (22.93%) System Testing
3 29 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.20%) Manual Testing
5 21 (13.38%) Regression Testing
6 16 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (10.19%) Test Scripting
7 15 (9.55%) Ethical Hacking
7 15 (9.55%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (8.28%) Automation Testing
9 12 (7.64%) Automated Testing
10 10 (6.37%) Scrum
11 9 (5.73%) Information Security
11 9 (5.73%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.73%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.46%) OWASP
12 7 (4.46%) Security Testing
13 6 (3.82%) Performance Testing
13 6 (3.82%) SIEM
14 5 (3.18%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.83%) SQL
2 19 (12.10%) Java
3 10 (6.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.73%) Python
5 8 (5.10%) C#
5 8 (5.10%) C++
6 7 (4.46%) Ruby
7 6 (3.82%) PHP
8 5 (3.18%) F#
9 2 (1.27%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.27%) Lua
9 2 (1.27%) C
10 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.64%) VB
10 1 (0.64%) Perl
10 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (60.51%) Degree
2 24 (15.29%) ISEB
3 16 (10.19%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.73%) CISSP
5 8 (5.10%) CEH
6 7 (4.46%) HNC
6 7 (4.46%) HND
7 4 (2.55%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) CISA
9 1 (0.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (38.22%) QA
2 8 (5.10%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Nmap
1 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Nessus
1 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.83%) Oracle
3 6 (3.82%) LogRhythm
4 3 (1.91%) SAP
5 2 (1.27%) Sony
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe
5 2 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (0.64%) Apple
6 1 (0.64%) Telerik
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