The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Tester
Rank 888 920 871
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Tester 14 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.016% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 12
Average salary £21,750 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £20,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £35,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £22,500 £23,750
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 14 £21,750 -3.33% 5
East Midlands +5 3 £20,500 -8.88% 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £20,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £20,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £22,000 -
South West -7 2 £21,000 -40.00%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £21,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £21,500 -
Gateshead - 2 £21,500 -
North East - 2 £21,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £22,000 -
Bath +21 1 £20,000 -
Somerset +11 1 £20,000 -
Leeds +5 1 £26,500 +1.92% 2
West Yorkshire +4 1 £26,500 +1.92% 2
Yorkshire +2 1 £26,500 +1.92% 3
Bristol -22 1 £22,000 -37.14%
Chelmsford - 1 £22,500 -
London - 1 £22,500 -
Stafford - 1 £25,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £17,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £17,500 -
Essex - 1 £22,500 -
City of London - 1 £22,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
North West - 1 £17,500 -
East of England - 1 £22,500 -

Junior Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Software Tester in their job title.

1 29 (69.05%) Degree
2 21 (50.00%) QA
3 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
4 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
5 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.19%) HTML
6 11 (26.19%) Manual Testing
7 10 (23.81%) System Testing
7 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Selenium
8 8 (19.05%) CSS
9 7 (16.67%) HP UFT
9 7 (16.67%) jQuery
9 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.29%) SDLC
10 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 5 (11.90%) ISEB
11 5 (11.90%) SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
11 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
11 5 (11.90%) Android
12 4 (9.52%) C#
12 4 (9.52%) C++
13 3 (7.14%) .NET
13 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Junior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Calabash
4 1 (2.38%) RSpec
4 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.38%) JMeter
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
3 7 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) WinForms
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Android
1 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
2 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) Manual Testing
4 10 (23.81%) System Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
9 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.38%) Workflow
9 1 (2.38%) TDD
9 1 (2.38%) BDD
9 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.38%) Agile Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) VB6
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Citrix
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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