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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 254 264 237
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.029% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.014% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £18,250 £18,000 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Junior Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6480 6976 6460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.50% 94.87% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5386 5660 5547
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Junior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Junior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Junior Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Junior Tester Salary Trend in the North West

Junior Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(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
Manchester +4 1 £19,000 +5.55% 2
Cheshire - 1 £17,500 - 1
Junior Tester
England

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) WebCenter
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) UltraEdit
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Telematics
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) UltraEdit
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Telematics
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago