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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Test Engineer
Rank 873 878 878
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Test Engineer 19 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.017% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 8
Average salary £23,250 £24,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,950 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £36,050
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Test Engineer over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Junior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Test Engineer
Top 17 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 27 March 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 +12 18 £24,000 -2.04%
London +43 6 £27,500 -15.38%
South East -8 6 £19,000 -22.44%
Berkshire - 6 £19,000 -
Reading - 5 £19,000 -
City of London - 4 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £25,000 -
East of England +10 3 £25,000 +19.04%
Cambridge - 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands +18 2 £22,750 +18.18%
Scotland +16 1 £22,500 -
Aberdeen +12 1 £22,500 -
South West - 1 £22,500 -
Derby - 1 £24,000 -
Poole - 1 £22,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £24,000 -
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -

Junior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (72.22%) Degree
2 25 (69.44%) QA
3 24 (66.67%) Selenium
4 21 (58.33%) Computer Science
5 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (41.67%) Automation Testing
8 13 (36.11%) CSS
8 13 (36.11%) HTML
8 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
9 12 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (33.33%) jQuery
9 12 (33.33%) System Testing
9 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
10 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
11 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
11 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
12 8 (22.22%) Scrum
12 8 (22.22%) C#
13 7 (19.44%) SQL
14 6 (16.67%) Windows
14 6 (16.67%) ISEB
14 6 (16.67%) Android
14 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
14 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
14 6 (16.67%) Calabash
15 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
15 5 (13.89%) OO
16 4 (11.11%) Java

Junior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Selenium
2 12 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (16.67%) Calabash
4 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.33%) WatiN
5 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.33%) NUnit
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.56%) JMeter
6 2 (5.56%) RSpec
7 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
1 13 (36.11%) CSS
2 12 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
1 6 (16.67%) Android
1 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Automation Testing
3 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 12 (33.33%) System Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) OO
7 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.33%) Kanban
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.78%) BDD
10 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (16.67%) ISEB
4 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (69.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft