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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Test Engineer
Rank 892 860 876
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Test Engineer 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Average salary £23,500 £22,750 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% -6.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £20,950 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £24,550 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £22,750 £20,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.75%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 16 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 20 August 2014. 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 -10 8 £24,500 +7.69% 3
South East -3 3 £22,500 -1.09% 1
East of England - 3 £26,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £26,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £26,000 -
Reading 0 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Berkshire -10 2 £22,500 -1.09%
London - 2 £28,750 - 1
Oxford - 1 £22,500 - 1
Cwmbran - 1 £24,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £24,000 -
Wales - 1 £24,000 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Torfaen - 1 £24,000 -

Junior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 18 (69.23%) QA
2 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 11 (42.31%) ISEB
3 10 (38.46%) .NET
3 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Selenium
6 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
6 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) TestComplete
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) NUnit
8 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 2 (7.69%) Law
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Multimedia
9 2 (7.69%) Cryptography

Junior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (3.85%) RNC
2 1 (3.85%) 4G
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) NUnit
2 3 (11.54%) TestComplete
2 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Law
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.69%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Android Development
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ISEB
1 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 9 (34.62%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
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