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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Tester
Rank 173 - 181
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.030% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £25,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -6.38%
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
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA