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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 880 922 951
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 31 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.038% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 20
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016 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 25 September 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 +47 31 £32,500 -3.70% 6
West Midlands +7 19 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Warwickshire +9 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Warwick - 8 £32,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £25,000 -
London +45 4 £35,000 -24.32% 1
South East +36 4 £32,750 +19.09% 2
Birmingham - 4 £21,000 -
Yorkshire +26 2 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Hampshire +18 2 £32,500 +41.30%
Halesowen - 2 £21,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £65,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
North West +15 1 £37,500 -
Durham - 1 £23,000 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £33,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £35,000 - 1
Brighton - 1 £33,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £32,500 -
North East - 1 £23,000 -

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 35 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) JIRA
3 21 (35.00%) QA
4 18 (30.00%) Linux
4 18 (30.00%) SQL
5 16 (26.67%) C++
5 16 (26.67%) Mobile App
6 14 (23.33%) Manual Testing
6 14 (23.33%) Python
7 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Windows
7 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (20.00%) Mercurial
7 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.33%) Subversion
8 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Validation
8 11 (18.33%) Scrum
9 10 (16.67%) Logistics
9 10 (16.67%) Mac OS X
9 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (16.67%) EDI
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (16.67%) Data Validation
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (13.33%) Degree
10 8 (13.33%) Hudson

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 (3.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) JIRA
2 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 11 (18.33%) Subversion
4 8 (13.33%) Hudson
5 7 (11.67%) Selenium
6 2 (3.33%) Burp Suite
6 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.33%) Metasploit
6 2 (3.33%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (8.33%) Games
2 3 (5.00%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) EDI
2 8 (13.33%) X-Windows
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) SOAP
6 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Online Games
2 2 (3.33%) Social Media
2 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 7 (11.67%) Android
4 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) Kali Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.33%) Manual Testing
4 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
5 11 (18.33%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) Validation
6 10 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 10 (16.67%) Logistics
7 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Business Development
8 6 (10.00%) CRM
8 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Information Security
9 5 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) C++
3 14 (23.33%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) C
5 5 (8.33%) C#
6 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) Java
8 2 (3.33%) Fortran
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CEH
4 2 (3.33%) OSCP
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago