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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Tester
Rank 903 945 958
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 8 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.018% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 13
Median salary £23,000 £22,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £21,350 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £21,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.23%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 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 25 September 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 +43 5 £23,000 - 2
South East +49 4 £25,250 +6.31% 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £23,000 -8.00%
Glasgow - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
London +47 1 £23,000 +6.97% 1
Wales +4 1 £20,500 -2.38% 1
West Wales -14 1 £20,500 +2.50% 1
Swansea -18 1 £20,500 +2.50% 1
Southampton - 1 £27,500 -
Kidlington - 1 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £27,500 -

Junior Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 13 (86.67%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
6 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Quality Management

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 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
1 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) QMS
6 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Process Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago