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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 876 913 959
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 38 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.045% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.046% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 22
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%

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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 24 August 2016 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 17 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 24 August 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 +52 38 £32,500 -7.14% 6
West Midlands +17 23 £25,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire +10 11 £32,500 -13.33%
Warwick - 10 £32,500 -
London +38 9 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Staffordshire - 9 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 9 £25,000 -
South East +19 5 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Birmingham -16 3 £21,000 -37.77%
Hampshire -1 2 £32,500 +41.30% 1
Surrey - 2 £40,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £21,000 -
Berkshire +16 1 £35,000 -44.00% 1
North West +4 1 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Manchester - 1 £25,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £35,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £32,500 -

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 32 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (39.29%) JIRA
4 20 (35.71%) QA
5 18 (32.14%) SQL
6 16 (28.57%) Mobile App
7 15 (26.79%) Linux
8 14 (25.00%) C++
9 12 (21.43%) Python
9 12 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 10 (17.86%) Mercurial
10 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
10 10 (17.86%) Windows
10 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.86%) Subversion
10 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
11 9 (16.07%) Logistics
11 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
11 9 (16.07%) Validation
11 9 (16.07%) Scrum
11 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
11 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (16.07%) EDI
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (16.07%) Data Validation
11 9 (16.07%) Degree
12 8 (14.29%) Mac OS X
13 7 (12.50%) X-Windows

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 (5.36%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) JIRA
2 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 10 (17.86%) Mercurial
3 10 (17.86%) Subversion
4 7 (12.50%) Hudson
4 7 (12.50%) Selenium
5 2 (3.57%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.79%) Capybara
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.79%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.79%) Protractor
6 1 (1.79%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (8.93%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) EDI
2 7 (12.50%) X-Windows
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Online Games
2 2 (3.57%) Social Media
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 7 (12.50%) Android
4 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.36%) Unix
6 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.79%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Data Validation
5 9 (16.07%) Logistics
5 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
5 9 (16.07%) Validation
6 7 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.71%) Business Development
7 6 (10.71%) CRM
7 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
8 5 (8.93%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Information Security
9 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) C++
3 12 (21.43%) Python
4 7 (12.50%) C
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) Fortran
7 2 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.79%) OSCE
4 1 (1.79%) OSCP
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.79%) HP
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