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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Tester
UK
Rank 829 908 921
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 20 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 28
Median salary £33,750 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.18% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £30,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £95,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +8.57%

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 23 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +76 20 £33,750 -11.18% 6
West Midlands +9 8 £28,750 -8.00%
Staffordshire - 6 £28,750 -
South East +61 4 £31,000 -18.42%
South West +15 4 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £27,500 -
London +66 2 £60,000 - 3
Bristol +4 2 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Swindon - 2 £35,000 -
Farnham - 2 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £22,750 -
Surrey - 2 £37,500 -
East of England +23 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Worcester - 1 £32,500 -
Reading - 1 £24,500 -
Leeds - 1 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £26,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 22 (42.31%) Test Scripting
2 16 (30.77%) QA
3 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) JIRA
4 13 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 12 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
7 10 (19.23%) .NET
7 10 (19.23%) Validation
8 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.31%) Logistics
8 9 (17.31%) SDLC
9 8 (15.38%) Data Validation
9 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
9 8 (15.38%) C#
9 8 (15.38%) EDI
9 8 (15.38%) ISEB
9 8 (15.38%) Information Security
10 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
10 7 (13.46%) Linux
10 7 (13.46%) Selenium
11 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
11 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
11 6 (11.54%) Metasploit
11 6 (11.54%) Degree

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 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) DTS
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) Selenium
3 6 (11.54%) Metasploit
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.77%) Burp Suite
5 3 (5.77%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.85%) Hudson
6 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.85%) Robot Framework
6 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) Appium
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) JUnit
7 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Protractor
7 1 (1.92%) TestNG
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
1 5 (9.62%) Front Office
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
2 2 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) EDI
3 5 (9.62%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) iPad
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Kali Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Test Scripting
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Validation
6 9 (17.31%) Logistics
6 9 (17.31%) SDLC
7 8 (15.38%) Data Validation
7 8 (15.38%) Information Security
8 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.62%) Scrum
9 5 (9.62%) System Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
11 3 (5.77%) OWASP
11 3 (5.77%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) C#
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) ISEB
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.77%) CEH
3 3 (5.77%) CREST Certified
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.77%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Nessus
2 3 (5.77%) Core Impact
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.92%) Control-M
4 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) HP
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