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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank 433 421 442
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 5 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.030% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £34,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £60,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +128.57%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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
Buckinghamshire - 3 £36,000 -
Hampshire -19 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Applications Tester
England

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
3 3 (30.00%) J2ME
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) AppSense
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Maven
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) XSL
2 3 (30.00%) J2ME
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft