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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 911 934 959
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 26 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.038% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 31
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £32,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+84.61% +25.00%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 May 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 5 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 +15 25 £55,000 +57.14% 1
London +14 9 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £60,000 -
North West +15 5 £80,000 -
Manchester +9 5 £80,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £56,250 -
West Midlands -18 3 £34,000 +7.93%
Hampshire +11 1 £24,000 -
South East +8 1 £24,000 -9.43%
Staffordshire +1 1 £65,000 +106.34%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 1 £65,000 +106.34%
Birmingham -14 1 £31,000 -34.73%
Warwickshire - 1 £34,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £24,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Information Security
3 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (39.29%) Security Testing
5 20 (35.71%) Apple iOS
6 19 (33.93%) Android
6 19 (33.93%) QA
7 17 (30.36%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (30.36%) Mobile App
8 15 (26.79%) Selenium
9 14 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 14 (25.00%) BDD
10 13 (23.21%) Automation Testing
10 13 (23.21%) TDD
10 13 (23.21%) .NET
11 12 (21.43%) WebDriver
11 12 (21.43%) Network Security
11 12 (21.43%) SDLC
12 11 (19.64%) Social Engineering
12 11 (19.64%) Server Hardening
12 11 (19.64%) Compliance Audit
12 11 (19.64%) Software Audit
12 11 (19.64%) Time Management
12 11 (19.64%) Network Design
12 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
12 11 (19.64%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (19.64%) Web Services
12 11 (19.64%) Unix
12 11 (19.64%) Java

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 (1.79%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Network Security
2 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.64%) Wireless
3 7 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Selenium
2 14 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 9 (16.07%) Calabash
4 9 (16.07%) Selenium IDE
5 8 (14.29%) Burp Suite
6 7 (12.50%) Metasploit
7 4 (7.14%) JIRA
8 3 (5.36%) AppScan
9 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.79%) Capybara
10 1 (1.79%) JBehave
10 1 (1.79%) Protractor
10 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 11 (19.64%) Banking
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Mobile App
2 11 (19.64%) Blackberry
2 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 19 (33.93%) Android
4 11 (19.64%) Unix
5 7 (12.50%) Kali Linux
5 7 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Information Security
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (39.29%) Security Testing
4 17 (30.36%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (25.00%) BDD
6 13 (23.21%) Automation Testing
6 13 (23.21%) TDD
7 12 (21.43%) SDLC
8 11 (19.64%) Compliance Audit
8 11 (19.64%) Network Design
8 11 (19.64%) Reverse Engineering
8 11 (19.64%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
8 11 (19.64%) Security Management
8 11 (19.64%) Server Hardening
8 11 (19.64%) Social Engineering
8 11 (19.64%) Software Audit
8 11 (19.64%) Time Management
9 9 (16.07%) Agile Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Fortran
6 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) CEH
2 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.14%) OSCP
3 3 (5.36%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) OSCE
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) QA
2 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Nessus
2 4 (7.14%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
1 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
1 1 (1.79%) HP
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft