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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Software Tester
UK
Rank 836 920 918
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 13 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.018% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 35
Median salary £24,500 £22,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,200 £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,500 £22,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +7.14%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +100 13 £24,500 +8.88% 4
South East +63 8 £26,000 +15.55% 1
Oxfordshire +14 4 £26,000 +30.00%
Hampshire +21 3 £26,000 +15.55% 1
West Midlands +30 2 £21,250 +1.19% 2
Birmingham +18 2 £21,250 +1.19% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £26,000 -
East of England +23 1 £24,500 +2.08%
Southampton +7 1 £21,000 -6.66% 1
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Reading - 1 £24,500 -
Norwich - 1 £24,500 -
Oxford - 1 £25,000 -
Leeds - 1 £20,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £20,000 -
Manchester - 1 £22,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £24,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £24,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £20,000 -
North West - 1 £22,500 - 1

Junior Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
1 14 (46.67%) QA
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Degree
5 7 (23.33%) Selenium
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (20.00%) System Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 5 (16.67%) Smartphone
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (16.67%) C++
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 4 (13.33%) JIRA
8 4 (13.33%) C#
9 3 (10.00%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Appium
3 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) Ajax
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) CSS3
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) HTML5
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
1 2 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) WSDL
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (20.00%) System Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
9 1 (3.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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