The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank 888 845 883
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 23 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.029% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 21
Average salary £23,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £45,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-33.84% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Applications Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
England -47 23 £23,250 -38.00% 2
West Midlands -1 9 £23,250 -41.87% 1
Staffordshire - 9 £23,250 -
South East -20 6 £21,500 -33.84%
London -41 6 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £21,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,500 -
Berkshire -2 2 £19,000 -52.50%
City of London -9 2 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Basildon - 2 £68,750 -
Essex - 2 £68,750 -
Maidenhead - 2 £19,000 -
East of England - 2 £68,750 -

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 15 (37.50%) .NET
3 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (27.50%) QA
4 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
5 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (20.00%) Java
6 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
7 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Information Security
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.00%) JIRA
10 4 (10.00%) Selenium
10 4 (10.00%) TestComplete
10 4 (10.00%) Scrum
11 3 (7.50%) Web Services
11 3 (7.50%) Android
11 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
11 3 (7.50%) System Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Marketing
11 3 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (5.00%) CEH
12 2 (5.00%) Subversion

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
1 4 (10.00%) Selenium
1 4 (10.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) JBehave
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) QADirector
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Local Government
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) Flash
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Handset
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Information Security
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.50%) System Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Content Management
8 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Online Marketing
8 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) CEH
2 2 (5.00%) CSSLP
2 2 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) Progress
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