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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Tester
Rank 904 966 982
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 7 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.014% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 12
Median salary £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,100 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.22%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 14 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 30 July 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 +25 5 £23,000 +4.54% 4
Staffordshire +1 2 £23,000 -8.00%
West Midlands 0 2 £23,000 +3.37%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £23,000 -
Scotland - 2 £21,000 -
North West +22 1 £21,000 +20.00% 2
South East - 1 £25,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £21,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £21,000 -
Reading - 1 £25,000 -
London - 1 £23,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £21,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Junior Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) JUnit
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
7 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (12.50%) IBM

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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) AIX
1 2 (12.50%) CentOS
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) QMS
5 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (12.50%) V-Model
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
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