The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Tester
Rank 809 823 835
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 95 52 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.048% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.051% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 45
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,050 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £29,750 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Junior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Tester
Salary Trend

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

Junior Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Tester over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Junior Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 94 £24,000 +6.66% 7
South East +10 33 £25,000 +11.11% 3
London -31 22 £25,000 - 2
East of England -6 18 £23,000 -16.36%
Bedfordshire - 17 £23,000 -
East Sussex - 14 - -
Brighton - 14 - -
Berkshire +14 11 £25,000 +11.11%
South West -2 10 £22,500 +20.00%
Bristol - 6 £35,000 -
Kent -1 4 £31,250 +25.00% 2
Folkestone - 4 £31,250 - 2
Luton - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £21,500 -
Leicester -2 3 £22,500 +18.42%
East Midlands -4 3 £22,500 +18.42%
Leicestershire -12 3 £22,500 +18.42%
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £21,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £21,500 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £21,500 -
Surrey -2 2 £25,000 +6.38%
City of London -11 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £24,750 - 1
Somerset - 2 £20,000 -
Guildford - 2 £23,250 -
Reading -1 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Dorset -6 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Wiltshire -8 1 £22,500 +28.57%
West Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
North West - 1 £18,000 - 1

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 86 (55.48%) Degree
2 70 (45.16%) QA
3 55 (35.48%) Computer Science
4 51 (32.90%) Software Testing
5 50 (32.26%) Finance
6 42 (27.10%) System Testing
7 35 (22.58%) ISEB
8 29 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
9 24 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (14.19%) Manual Testing
10 22 (14.19%) SQL
10 22 (14.19%) Regression Testing
11 21 (13.55%) Java
12 20 (12.90%) ISTQB
13 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
14 16 (10.32%) .NET
14 16 (10.32%) Oracle
15 15 (9.68%) Electronics
15 15 (9.68%) Multithreading
16 14 (9.03%) Test Scripting
16 14 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (9.03%) JavaScript
16 14 (9.03%) Windows
17 13 (8.39%) Ethical Hacking
17 13 (8.39%) Mathematics
17 13 (8.39%) Automation Testing
18 12 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
18 12 (7.74%) Scrum
18 12 (7.74%) SQL Server

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.58%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Exstream
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) VPN
2 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) IPsec
2 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.65%) SMTP
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Selenium
2 10 (6.45%) TestComplete
3 4 (2.58%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.58%) FitNesse
3 4 (2.58%) SilkTest
3 4 (2.58%) JUnit
4 3 (1.94%) Ant
4 3 (1.94%) CruiseControl
4 3 (1.94%) jMock
4 3 (1.94%) JSUnit
5 2 (1.29%) Flex Builder
5 2 (1.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) WATIR
6 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.65%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.65%) UltraEdit
General
1 50 (32.26%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Electronics
3 6 (3.87%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.29%) Front Office
5 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) .NET
2 4 (2.58%) XML
3 2 (1.29%) Flash
3 2 (1.29%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.29%) HTML5
3 2 (1.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.39%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.81%) Derivative
4 4 (2.58%) Open Source
5 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.94%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.65%) Online Games
6 1 (0.65%) iPhone
6 1 (0.65%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) DTV
6 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.03%) Windows
2 9 (5.81%) Linux
3 4 (2.58%) AIX
4 3 (1.94%) UNIX
5 2 (1.29%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.90%) Software Testing
2 42 (27.10%) System Testing
3 29 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (14.19%) Regression Testing
5 22 (14.19%) Manual Testing
6 15 (9.68%) Multithreading
7 14 (9.03%) Test Scripting
7 14 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (8.39%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (8.39%) Automation Testing
9 12 (7.74%) Scrum
10 11 (7.10%) Automated Testing
11 9 (5.81%) RUP
11 9 (5.81%) DSDM
11 9 (5.81%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.52%) Information Security
12 7 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.52%) Integration Testing
13 6 (3.87%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.19%) SQL
2 21 (13.55%) Java
3 14 (9.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.81%) C#
4 9 (5.81%) C++
4 9 (5.81%) Python
5 7 (4.52%) Ruby
6 5 (3.23%) F#
7 3 (1.94%) Lua
7 3 (1.94%) PHP
7 3 (1.94%) C
8 2 (1.29%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (55.48%) Degree
2 35 (22.58%) ISEB
3 20 (12.90%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.52%) HNC
5 7 (4.52%) HND
6 5 (3.23%) CISSP
6 5 (3.23%) CEH
7 4 (2.58%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (45.16%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.32%) Oracle
3 8 (5.16%) HP
4 4 (2.58%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.29%) Sony
5 2 (1.29%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) Telerik
6 1 (0.65%) BMC
6 1 (0.65%) Apple
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