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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 890 936 949
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 21 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.031% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 33
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 18 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 29 May 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 +34 20 £35,000 +3.70% 4
London +43 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -9 6 £31,750 +0.79%
North West +19 3 £60,000 -
Staffordshire 0 3 £25,000 -20.63%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 3 £25,000 -20.63%
Manchester - 3 £60,000 -
South East +25 2 £32,000 +45.45%
Warwickshire - 2 £33,250 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Surrey 0 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Birmingham -11 1 £31,000 -34.73%
Portsmouth - 1 £24,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £24,000 -
Warwick - 1 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Information Security
3 22 (38.60%) Security Testing
4 21 (36.84%) Apple iOS
4 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (36.84%) Mobile App
5 20 (35.09%) Android
5 20 (35.09%) QA
6 16 (28.07%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (22.81%) Selenium
8 12 (21.05%) SDLC
8 12 (21.05%) Network Security
8 12 (21.05%) Unix
9 11 (19.30%) Web Services
9 11 (19.30%) .NET
9 11 (19.30%) Java
9 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
9 11 (19.30%) Blackberry
9 11 (19.30%) Banking
9 11 (19.30%) Security Management
9 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
9 11 (19.30%) Wireless
9 11 (19.30%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (19.30%) Time Management
9 11 (19.30%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (19.30%) Cucumber
9 11 (19.30%) BDD
9 11 (19.30%) Security Architecture
9 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 2 (3.51%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Network Security
2 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.30%) Wireless
3 7 (12.28%) HTTP
4 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Selenium
2 11 (19.30%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.04%) Burp Suite
4 7 (12.28%) Metasploit
4 7 (12.28%) WebDriver
5 6 (10.53%) Calabash
5 6 (10.53%) JIRA
5 6 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (5.26%) AppScan
6 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.51%) Subversion
8 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.75%) Capybara
8 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.75%) Protractor
General
1 11 (19.30%) Banking
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
1 11 (19.30%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) EDI
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 11 (19.30%) Blackberry
2 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Social Media
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Blog
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) IVR
5 1 (1.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Apple iOS
3 20 (35.09%) Android
4 12 (21.05%) Unix
5 9 (15.79%) Linux
6 7 (12.28%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Information Security
2 22 (38.60%) Security Testing
3 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.07%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (21.05%) SDLC
6 11 (19.30%) Automation Testing
6 11 (19.30%) BDD
6 11 (19.30%) Compliance Audit
6 11 (19.30%) Network Design
6 11 (19.30%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (19.30%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (19.30%) Security Architecture
6 11 (19.30%) Security Management
6 11 (19.30%) Server Hardening
6 11 (19.30%) Social Engineering
6 11 (19.30%) Software Audit
6 11 (19.30%) Time Management
7 10 (17.54%) Manual Testing
7 10 (17.54%) TDD
7 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.53%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) C++
5 3 (5.26%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) Fortran
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) CEH
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
1 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
1 4 (7.02%) OSCP
2 3 (5.26%) CREST Certified
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) OSCE
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) QA
2 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 11 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Nessus
2 4 (7.02%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.75%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.75%) HP
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