The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank 877 866 873
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 13 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.034% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 18
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,125 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £32,500 £23,250
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +39.78%

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 11 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 22 October 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 -6 13 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Basingstoke +19 5 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Hampshire -2 5 £41,000 +26.15% 1
South East -23 5 £41,000 +26.15% 1
West Midlands -28 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Birmingham -9 3 £35,000 -17.64%
London +6 2 £56,250 +73.07%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
South West -14 1 £32,500 +23.80% 1
Dorset - 1 £32,500 - 1

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) Degree
3 11 (29.73%) Security Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
4 9 (24.32%) QA
5 8 (21.62%) Selenium
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) ISEB
6 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Android
6 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
7 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
7 6 (16.22%) HTML
7 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) SQL
7 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (16.22%) Information Security
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) JIRA
8 5 (13.51%) Maven
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
9 4 (10.81%) TestComplete
9 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.81%) TestComplete
5 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) JBehave
6 1 (2.70%) QADirector
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) J2ME
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) XSL
4 1 (2.70%) Flash
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
3 3 (8.11%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
1 7 (18.92%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Security Testing
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
4 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (16.22%) Information Security
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) System Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Web Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
8 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) ISEB
3 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.41%) CSSLP
4 2 (5.41%) CEH
4 2 (5.41%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Progress
Basingstoke
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago