The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Tester
Rank 216 197 220
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.045% 0.093% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.098% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £25,750 £26,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.96% +40.54%
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £21,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +2.38%
Junior Software Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4318 4083 4843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.16% 94.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3631 3250 4154
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Junior Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Junior Software Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Junior Software Tester Salary Trend in Surrey

Junior Software Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Junior Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management

Junior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Junior Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA