The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank 435 418 441
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 5 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.074% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.078% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £32,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +30.00%
Applications 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20681 20449 21581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.68% 94.99% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 16863 18474
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Applications Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Applications Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Hampshire -2 5 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Applications Tester
England

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Applications 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 Applications Tester in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) Android
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) TestComplete
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) XSL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) J2ME
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Applications 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 Applications Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) TestComplete
3 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) XSL
3 3 (27.27%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
3 3 (27.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
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