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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 888 936 942
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 31 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.029% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.030% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 32
Median salary £33,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +47.36%

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
93892 106630 115839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79151 87900 94737
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 2 July 2016 within the UK.

Applications Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 12 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 2 July 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 +57 31 £33,250 -5.00% 9
West Midlands -5 14 £31,750 -15.33% 1
London +32 11 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Staffordshire +3 7 £25,000 -20.63%
Stoke-on-Trent -8 7 £25,000 -20.63%
Warwickshire +10 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Warwick - 5 £32,500 -
North West +25 4 £43,000 +91.11% 2
Manchester - 4 £43,000 - 2
South East +34 2 £40,000 - 2
Surrey - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham -6 1 £31,000 -17.33% 1

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 24 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 19 (31.67%) Android
4 19 (31.67%) Apple iOS
5 18 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 18 (30.00%) QA
5 18 (30.00%) Information Security
5 18 (30.00%) Windows
6 14 (23.33%) Linux
7 13 (21.67%) JIRA
8 12 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 12 (20.00%) SQL
9 11 (18.33%) .NET
9 11 (18.33%) Scrum
10 9 (15.00%) Unix
10 9 (15.00%) Java
11 8 (13.33%) SDLC
11 8 (13.33%) Burp Suite
11 8 (13.33%) HTML
11 8 (13.33%) Finance
11 8 (13.33%) Network Security
11 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 8 (13.33%) Nessus
11 8 (13.33%) Selenium
12 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (11.67%) Network Design
12 7 (11.67%) Banking
12 7 (11.67%) Metasploit

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 3 (5.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Network Security
2 7 (11.67%) HTTP
2 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.67%) Wireless
3 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JIRA
2 8 (13.33%) Burp Suite
2 8 (13.33%) Selenium
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.67%) Metasploit
4 6 (10.00%) Subversion
5 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.00%) AppScan
6 3 (5.00%) Hudson
6 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.67%) Capybara
7 1 (1.67%) Protractor
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) HTML
3 7 (11.67%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) EDI
5 3 (5.00%) X-Windows
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.67%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.33%) Online Games
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Android
1 19 (31.67%) Apple iOS
2 18 (30.00%) Windows
3 14 (23.33%) Linux
4 9 (15.00%) Unix
5 7 (11.67%) Kali Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 18 (30.00%) Information Security
3 18 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (18.33%) Scrum
6 8 (13.33%) SDLC
6 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.67%) Compliance Audit
7 7 (11.67%) Network Design
7 7 (11.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (11.67%) Security Architecture
7 7 (11.67%) Security Management
7 7 (11.67%) Server Hardening
7 7 (11.67%) Social Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) Software Audit
7 7 (11.67%) Time Management
8 6 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) C++
3 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) Python
4 6 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) C
5 3 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) Fortran
7 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) CEH
2 4 (6.67%) OSCP
3 3 (5.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.67%) OSCE
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.00%) QA
2 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Nessus
2 4 (6.67%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.67%) HP
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