The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Tester
Rank 926 899 909
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 17 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.033% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.035% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 20
Average salary £22,500 £21,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,900 £26,400
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £21,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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
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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 -11 17 £22,500 +8.43% 4
South East -4 13 £22,500 +12.50% 1
Abingdon - 5 £20,000 -
Southampton - 5 £22,500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £22,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £20,000 -
Surrey +9 2 £27,000 +4.85%
East of England +2 2 £24,000 -2.04%
Hertfordshire -4 2 £24,000 -2.04%
City of London - 2 £26,000 -
London - 2 £26,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Dorking - 1 £21,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £23,000 -

Junior Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 23 (51.11%) QA
3 19 (42.22%) Degree
4 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
4 16 (35.56%) Manual Testing
5 11 (24.44%) SDLC
5 11 (24.44%) Selenium
6 10 (22.22%) SQL
6 10 (22.22%) Windows
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.22%) ISEB
7 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.78%) Java
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) System Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
11 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (11.11%) Scrum
11 5 (11.11%) Workflow
11 5 (11.11%) AIX
11 5 (11.11%) Solaris
11 5 (11.11%) Linux
11 5 (11.11%) IBM
11 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
11 5 (11.11%) Eclipse

Junior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.11%) JUnit
2 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.89%) Ranorex
4 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) JMeter
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) iSeries
4 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.22%) Physics
6 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) AIX
2 5 (11.11%) CentOS
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Solaris
2 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
2 16 (35.56%) Manual Testing
3 11 (24.44%) SDLC
4 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) System Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Test Management
6 5 (11.11%) Workflow
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) IBM
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) BT
3 1 (2.22%) HP
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