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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Software Tester
UK
Rank 831 908 916
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 14 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.020% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 31
Median salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,500 £22,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +4.65%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 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 18 January 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 +68 12 £24,500 +8.88% 2
South East +50 7 £26,000 +15.55% 1
Oxfordshire +30 5 £26,000 +30.00% 1
East of England +29 2 £23,500 +17.50%
Berkshire - 2 £24,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £21,000 - 1
Oxford +27 1 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire +23 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Wales - 1 £20,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £24,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £19,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £20,000 -
Reading - 1 £24,500 -
Slough - 1 £24,500 -
Swansea - 1 £20,500 -
Warwick - 1 £19,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £22,500 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 £22,500 -
Leeds - 1 £20,000 -
Norwich - 1 £24,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £20,500 -

Junior Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 15 (51.72%) Software Testing
1 15 (51.72%) QA
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (20.69%) System Testing
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) Smartphone
6 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
6 6 (20.69%) Selenium
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Vista
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) ISEB
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
7 5 (17.24%) Web Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
8 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) JIRA
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing

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 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Appium
3 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
3 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Ajax
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) CSS3
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
1 2 (6.90%) jQuery
1 2 (6.90%) XHTML
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) WSDL
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Vista
1 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Software Testing
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.69%) System Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Web Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 2 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.45%) BDD
10 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
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