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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Test Engineer
Rank 883 923 877
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Test Engineer 13 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.015% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 6
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £20,300 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -10.47%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Junior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Test Engineer
Top 15 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 4 May 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 +24 12 £27,500 +10.00%
London +36 7 £27,500 -15.38%
City of London - 6 £27,500 -
South East +12 3 £27,750 +11.00%
Berkshire - 2 £27,750 -
East Midlands -9 1 £24,000 +20.00%
South West - 1 £22,500 -
Scotland - 1 £22,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £24,000 -
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Poole - 1 £22,500 -
Reading - 1 £19,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £22,500 -
Derby - 1 £24,000 -

Junior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (78.13%) Degree
2 20 (62.50%) QA
3 19 (59.38%) Selenium
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
6 14 (43.75%) Automation Testing
6 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (37.50%) HTML
7 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 12 (37.50%) CSS
8 11 (34.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
8 11 (34.38%) System Testing
8 11 (34.38%) jQuery
8 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
9 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) ISEB
11 7 (21.88%) Scrum
11 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 5 (15.63%) OO
13 5 (15.63%) Android
13 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
13 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
13 5 (15.63%) Calabash
13 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
14 4 (12.50%) SQL
14 4 (12.50%) Java

Junior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Selenium
2 11 (34.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.63%) Calabash
4 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.25%) RSpec
5 2 (6.25%) WatiN
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
1 12 (37.50%) CSS
2 11 (34.38%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) Java EE
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Android
2 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Automation Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
3 11 (34.38%) System Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.63%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (6.25%) Kanban
9 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.13%) CRM
10 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.00%) ISEB
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft