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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 879 923 951
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 39 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.036% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 28
Median salary £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,300 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £35,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +55.55%

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
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 15 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 26 July 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 +55 39 £32,500 -7.14% 13
West Midlands +10 21 £30,500 -18.66% 5
London +43 12 £35,000 -31.70% 3
Warwickshire +15 10 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Warwick - 10 £32,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 8 £25,000 -
South East +27 4 £36,250 +11.53%
Birmingham -11 3 £21,000 -37.77% 2
North West +24 2 £25,500 +13.33% 3
Manchester - 2 £25,500 - 3
Surrey - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £32,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £21,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £32,500 -

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 30 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.36%) Mobile App
4 22 (33.33%) QA
5 20 (30.30%) JIRA
6 19 (28.79%) Windows
6 19 (28.79%) Linux
7 15 (22.73%) Apple iOS
7 15 (22.73%) SQL
7 15 (22.73%) Security Testing
7 15 (22.73%) Android
8 14 (21.21%) C++
8 14 (21.21%) Information Security
9 13 (19.70%) Manual Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 12 (18.18%) Scrum
11 11 (16.67%) .NET
11 11 (16.67%) Python
12 10 (15.15%) Degree
12 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
12 10 (15.15%) Subversion
13 9 (13.64%) Mercurial
13 9 (13.64%) Java
13 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
14 8 (12.12%) Burp Suite
14 8 (12.12%) HTML
14 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.12%) Mac OS X
14 8 (12.12%) Regression Testing
14 8 (12.12%) Penetration Testing

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 3 (4.55%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) HTTP
2 5 (7.58%) Network Security
3 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.06%) Wireless
4 2 (3.03%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) JIRA
2 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.15%) Subversion
4 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.64%) Mercurial
5 8 (12.12%) Burp Suite
6 7 (10.61%) Hudson
6 7 (10.61%) Metasploit
6 7 (10.61%) Selenium
7 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.55%) AppScan
9 1 (1.52%) Capybara
9 1 (1.52%) Protractor
9 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.52%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
2 4 (6.06%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) EDI
3 7 (10.61%) X-Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Online Games
4 2 (3.03%) Social Media
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Android
2 15 (22.73%) Apple iOS
3 8 (12.12%) Mac OS X
4 7 (10.61%) Kali Linux
4 7 (10.61%) Unix
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.73%) Security Testing
4 14 (21.21%) Information Security
5 13 (19.70%) Manual Testing
6 12 (18.18%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Regression Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Automation Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Business Development
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.61%) Data Validation
9 7 (10.61%) Logistics
9 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.61%) Validation
10 6 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) C++
3 11 (16.67%) Python
4 9 (13.64%) Java
5 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.09%) C
6 6 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) Fortran
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) CEH
2 4 (6.06%) OSCP
3 3 (4.55%) CREST Certified
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.52%) OSCE
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Nessus
2 4 (6.06%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.52%) HP
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Teach First
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 22 days ago