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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 817 816 798
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 61 52 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.049% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.052% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 60
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £31,000 £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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -6 15 £25,000 +2.04% 3
South East +17 14 £20,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -1 6 £21,000 -19.23% 2
East Midlands - 6 £20,500 -
East of England +6 5 £25,000 -19.35%
West Midlands -15 5 £25,000 +25.00%
South West - 5 £20,000 - 1
North West +13 4 £19,750 -28.18% 1
North East - 1 £24,000 -
Junior Tester
UK

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 71 (50.00%) QA
2 53 (37.32%) Degree
3 46 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (28.87%) SQL
5 33 (23.24%) Selenium
6 31 (21.83%) Regression Testing
7 30 (21.13%) Software Testing
8 29 (20.42%) Computer Science
8 29 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (19.72%) ISEB
10 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
11 23 (16.20%) C#
12 22 (15.49%) Retail
13 21 (14.79%) ISTQB
13 21 (14.79%) HTML
14 19 (13.38%) Automation Testing
14 19 (13.38%) System Testing
15 18 (12.68%) Android
15 18 (12.68%) Apple iOS
15 18 (12.68%) Cyber Security
15 18 (12.68%) Windows
16 17 (11.97%) PRINCE2
16 17 (11.97%) CISSP
16 17 (11.97%) ITIL
16 17 (11.97%) CISA
16 17 (11.97%) Risk Management
16 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (11.97%) Banking
16 17 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (11.97%) Waterfall

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.70%) DNS
2 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.11%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (23.24%) Selenium
2 16 (11.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (6.34%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.52%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.82%) JIRA
5 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.11%) Toad
6 3 (2.11%) InstallShield
6 3 (2.11%) Calabash
7 2 (1.41%) UltraEdit
7 2 (1.41%) JMeter
7 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.41%) NUnit
7 2 (1.41%) WatiN
7 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.70%) Capybara
8 1 (0.70%) RSpec
8 1 (0.70%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (15.49%) Retail
2 17 (11.97%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.23%) Finance
4 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.79%) HTML
2 15 (10.56%) CSS
2 15 (10.56%) jQuery
3 12 (8.45%) .NET
3 12 (8.45%) XML
4 4 (2.82%) HTML5
5 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.11%) Flash
5 3 (2.11%) WinForms
6 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.70%) WCF
6 1 (0.70%) WPF
6 1 (0.70%) J2EE
6 1 (0.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.70%) Web Services
6 1 (0.70%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.70%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.42%) Computer Science
1 29 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.41%) Statistics
4 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.68%) Windows
1 18 (12.68%) Android
1 18 (12.68%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.82%) UNIX
2 4 (2.82%) Linux
3 3 (2.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.83%) Regression Testing
3 30 (21.13%) Software Testing
4 19 (13.38%) System Testing
4 19 (13.38%) Automation Testing
5 18 (12.68%) Cyber Security
6 17 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (11.97%) Waterfall
6 17 (11.97%) Risk Management
6 17 (11.97%) ITIL
6 17 (11.97%) PRINCE2
6 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (11.27%) Test Scripting
8 14 (9.86%) Manual Testing
9 12 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (8.45%) Performance Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Automated Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.93%) Scrum
11 7 (4.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.87%) SQL
2 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.20%) C#
4 14 (9.86%) C++
5 11 (7.75%) Java
6 10 (7.04%) Ruby
7 8 (5.63%) Perl
8 6 (4.23%) Python
9 2 (1.41%) PHP
9 2 (1.41%) VBScript
9 2 (1.41%) VB
9 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) Delphi
10 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) VB6
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (37.32%) Degree
2 28 (19.72%) ISEB
3 21 (14.79%) ISTQB
4 17 (11.97%) CISSP
4 17 (11.97%) CISA
5 10 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) OSCP
7 1 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Nessus
1 1 (0.70%) Nmap
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle
3 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) Citrix
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