The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 185 - 189
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £18,000 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
Junior Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3542 3825 3923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.57% 94.94% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2883 3184 3393
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Tester in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Junior Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Tester across the Manchester region.

Junior Tester Salary Trend in Manchester

Junior Tester
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (50.00%) UltraEdit
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) UltraEdit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft