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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Test Engineer
Rank 878 884 875
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Test Engineer 19 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.006% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 10
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,950 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Junior Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Test Engineer
Top 20 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 19 December 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 +12 18 £22,000 -2.22% 3
South East - 13 £19,000 - 1
Reading - 8 £19,000 - 1
Berkshire - 8 £19,000 - 1
Guildford - 4 £30,000 -
Surrey - 4 £30,000 -
East of England -17 3 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Cambridge -3 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Norfolk +3 1 £26,500 +17.77% 1
Norwich +2 1 £26,500 +17.77% 1
Cheshire -6 1 £30,000 +46.34%
North West -6 1 £30,000 +46.34%
Scotland - 1 £22,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £20,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £20,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £24,000 -
Crewe - 1 £30,000 -
Fareham - 1 £24,000 -

Junior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (83.33%) QA
2 24 (66.67%) Degree
3 22 (61.11%) Selenium
4 21 (58.33%) Computer Science
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.78%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) CSS
6 10 (27.78%) C#
6 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 8 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 8 (22.22%) System Testing
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
9 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
9 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
10 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) XML
11 5 (13.89%) Java
11 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
12 4 (11.11%) Finance
12 4 (11.11%) Python
12 4 (11.11%) Ruby

Junior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) 3G
2 1 (2.78%) 2G
2 1 (2.78%) RNC
2 1 (2.78%) 4G
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Selenium
2 10 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
4 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.33%) Calabash
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) NUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (5.56%) WatiN
7 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
2 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
1 10 (27.78%) jQuery
2 8 (22.22%) .NET
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) Java EE
5 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.78%) Physics
6 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 8 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 8 (22.22%) System Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Kanban
7 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (2.78%) Network Management
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) C#
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago