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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Tester
Rank 197 172 191
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 7
Average salary - £23,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +2.27%
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
4010 3563 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.53% 94.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3103 3801
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
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 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) CISA
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (83.33%) Cyber Security
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) UltraEdit
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Exstream
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Exstream
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) UltraEdit
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (83.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP