The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Software Tester
Rank 905 871 899
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 12 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.011% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 15
Average salary £20,000 £22,750 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,700 £14,900
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,400 £23,250
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £22,000 £20,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.02%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Junior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Software Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Tester within the UK.

Junior Software Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Software Tester
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 12 £20,000 -12.08% 2
London -45 7 £20,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -12 2 £21,500 -2.27% 1
South West -6 1 £19,000 -3.79%
Leeds -23 1 £26,000 +26.82%
West Yorkshire -30 1 £26,000 +26.82%
Yorkshire -37 1 £26,000 +26.82%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £18,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £25,000 -
Bristol - 1 £19,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £18,000 -
Coventry - 1 £20,000 -
Grays - 1 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £20,000 -

Junior Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software 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 Junior Software Tester in their job title.

1 19 (51.35%) QA
2 17 (45.95%) Software Testing
3 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) ISEB
4 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
6 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Vista
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
7 9 (24.32%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) Degree
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
9 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
10 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
10 6 (16.22%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) IIS
10 6 (16.22%) C#
10 6 (16.22%) SQL
10 6 (16.22%) HP
10 6 (16.22%) Retail
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework

Junior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software 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 Junior Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Flex Builder
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Music Industry
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) Flash
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.81%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Vista
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Software Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.81%) System Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Web Development
9 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.70%) OO
10 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.70%) TDD
10 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C#
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.70%) Delphi
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISEB
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (51.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Sony
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £19,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 26 days paid annual leave + Pvt Med
Posted: 16 days ago