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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Tester
Rank 864 871 868
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 14 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.023% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 12
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +67.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,366 £32,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £60,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-56.66% +84.61%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 21 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 30 January 2015. 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 -12 14 £32,500 -45.83% 11
London -1 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South East -25 4 £31,000 -4.61% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £36,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £19,366 -
Essex - 2 £19,366 -
East of England - 2 £19,366 -
East Midlands +19 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
City of London +2 1 £42,500 +46.55%
Surrey -5 1 £26,000 -13.33%
Yorkshire -11 1 - - 2
South West -15 1 £32,500 - 4
West Midlands -17 1 £25,000 -58.33%
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £30,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £32,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £25,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £32,500 - 1
Woking - 1 £26,000 -

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) QA
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) JIRA
4 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
5 8 (27.59%) Android
5 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
5 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
7 6 (20.69%) Selenium
7 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) Maven
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
8 5 (17.24%) AppSense
8 5 (17.24%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.24%) iPad
9 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
2 6 (20.69%) Selenium
3 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Calabash
General
1 3 (10.34%) Local Government
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) XSL
3 3 (10.34%) J2ME
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.24%) iPad
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) iPhone
6 1 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Android
2 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
1 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) AppSense
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
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X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £20k - £30k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago