The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Junior Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Tester
Rank 923 931 987
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 9 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.016% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 13
Median salary £21,750 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £21,250 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Junior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Junior Software Tester in the job title.

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 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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 +35 7 £22,500 - 5
Staffordshire +1 3 £19,000 -24.00%
West Midlands -13 3 £19,000 -24.00%
East of England +28 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Stafford +6 2 £19,000 -24.00%
Scotland - 2 £21,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £25,000 -
London +26 1 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Manchester - 1 £21,000 -
North West - 1 £21,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £21,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £23,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £21,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Junior Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Junior Software 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 Junior Software Tester in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Degree
4 8 (32.00%) QA
4 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (24.00%) System Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Selenium
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (20.00%) IBM
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) ISEB
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) AIX
7 5 (20.00%) Solaris
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Java

Junior Software 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:

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.00%) JUnit
2 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) iSeries
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) AIX
2 5 (20.00%) CentOS
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 6 (24.00%) System Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Management
9 2 (8.00%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (8.00%) V-Model
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.00%) BDD
10 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) HP
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