The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Test Engineer 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 Test Engineer
Rank 894 930 878
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Test Engineer 8 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £27,500 £23,250 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,250 £24,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £23,250 £21,750
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +6.89%

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 Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Test Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Test Engineer within the UK.

Junior Test Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Test Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Test Engineer 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 +25 8 £27,500 +22.22%
London +21 2 £27,500 -
East of England +8 2 £28,125 -3.84%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £28,125 -3.84%
East Midlands +4 2 £30,000 +50.00%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £30,000 -
City of London - 2 £27,500 -
Cambridge +19 1 £32,500 +11.11%
South East +13 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £22,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
North West - 1 £22,000 -

Junior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Test Engineer 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) QA
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
4 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
4 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
4 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) ISEB
7 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 6 (22.22%) SDLC
8 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
8 5 (18.52%) Android
8 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (18.52%) System Testing
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
8 5 (18.52%) Legal
8 5 (18.52%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) OO

Junior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Test Engineer 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.11%) JMeter
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) Calabash
4 2 (7.41%) RSpec
4 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) WatiN
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.70%) Informatics
5 1 (3.70%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
3 6 (22.22%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 5 (18.52%) System Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
3 6 (22.22%) ISEB
4 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft