The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Applications Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 830 940 945
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 35 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.027% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.028% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 37
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,050 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £76,000 £47,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Applications Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Applications Tester in the job title.

Applications Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Tester over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +81 34 £32,500 -10.95% 6
West Midlands - 15 £32,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 9 £27,500 - 1
London +67 6 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £27,500 - 1
South East +67 4 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £65,000 +85.71%
Warwickshire - 3 £32,500 -
Warwick - 3 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £65,000 -
Manchester -14 2 £37,500 -60.52% 1
North West -18 2 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Birmingham - 2 £26,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £29,750 -
Oxford - 2 £25,000 -
Reading - 2 £29,750 -
East of England +21 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Bristol +14 1 £23,000 -23.33% 1
East Midlands +14 1 £32,000 +23.07% 1
South West +10 1 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Hertfordshire +10 1 £26,500 +20.45%
North East - 1 £23,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £26,500 -
Northampton - 1 £32,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £32,000 - 1

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Applications Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Applications Tester in the job title.

1 37 (54.41%) Test Scripting
2 26 (38.24%) JIRA
3 23 (33.82%) QA
4 21 (30.88%) SQL
5 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 17 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 15 (22.06%) Regression Testing
7 15 (22.06%) Validation
7 15 (22.06%) Linux
8 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 13 (19.12%) EDI
9 13 (19.12%) Software Testing
9 13 (19.12%) Logistics
9 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (19.12%) Data Validation
9 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (17.65%) C++
11 11 (16.18%) Windows
11 11 (16.18%) Degree
12 10 (14.71%) Mercurial
13 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
13 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
13 9 (13.24%) Python
13 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (11.76%) SDLC
14 8 (11.76%) Information Security
14 8 (11.76%) Subversion
14 8 (11.76%) Mac OS X

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) DTS
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) JIRA
2 10 (14.71%) Mercurial
3 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.76%) Subversion
5 6 (8.82%) Hudson
5 6 (8.82%) Metasploit
5 6 (8.82%) Selenium
6 3 (4.41%) Burp Suite
7 2 (2.94%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.94%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
1 5 (7.35%) Front Office
1 5 (7.35%) Games
2 3 (4.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Automotive
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) EDI
2 8 (11.76%) .NET
3 6 (8.82%) X-Windows
4 4 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.94%) SOAP
5 2 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (1.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) iPad
2 3 (4.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.47%) Online Games
3 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.35%) Android
4 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.41%) Kali Linux
6 2 (2.94%) Unix
7 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Test Scripting
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 15 (22.06%) Regression Testing
4 15 (22.06%) Validation
5 13 (19.12%) Data Validation
5 13 (19.12%) Logistics
5 13 (19.12%) Software Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Information Security
6 8 (11.76%) SDLC
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.29%) Test Planning
8 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Business Development
8 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.82%) CRM
8 6 (8.82%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (7.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) C++
3 9 (13.24%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) C
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.35%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) Fortran
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) CEH
3 3 (4.41%) CREST Certified
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Nessus
2 3 (4.41%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.47%) Control-M
3 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) HP
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