The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Junior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Tester
Rank 878 910 903
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 37 54 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.049% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.050% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 56
Median salary £26,000 £25,250 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.97% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £20,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £44,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,750 £23,250 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+15.05% +3.33%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Junior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Junior Tester in the job title.

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 24 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 35 £26,750 +4.90% 5
South East +61 17 £27,500 +1.85% 1
Surrey - 12 £27,500 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 11 £27,500 - 1
East of England +35 5 £27,500 +14.58%
Staffordshire +1 4 £21,000 -16.00%
West Midlands -11 4 £21,000 -4.54% 1
London +16 3 £22,500 -25.00%
South West +14 3 £24,000 -28.35%
Gloucester +7 3 £24,000 -46.66%
Gloucestershire +1 3 £24,000 -46.66%
Yorkshire +24 2 £20,500 -13.68% 1
North Yorkshire +19 2 £20,500 -2.38%
Cambridge +5 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £25,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £20,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £23,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £19,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland - 2 £21,000 -
Hertfordshire +25 1 £27,500 +14.58%
North West +14 1 £21,000 -4.54% 2
Manchester +1 1 £21,000 +16.66%
Oxfordshire -16 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £25,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £25,000 -
Hertford - 1 £27,500 -

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Junior Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Junior Tester in the job title.

1 40 (41.24%) Degree
1 40 (41.24%) QA
2 37 (38.14%) Manual Testing
3 36 (37.11%) Windows
4 34 (35.05%) Software Testing
5 27 (27.84%) Finance
6 26 (26.80%) Unix
6 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (23.71%) Automation Testing
8 22 (22.68%) Python
8 22 (22.68%) Java
8 22 (22.68%) Perl
9 20 (20.62%) ISEB
10 19 (19.59%) Automated Testing
10 19 (19.59%) Test Automation
11 18 (18.56%) Linux
12 16 (16.49%) Regression Testing
12 16 (16.49%) Automotive
12 16 (16.49%) Test Strategy
13 14 (14.43%) Selenium
13 14 (14.43%) C
13 14 (14.43%) SQL
13 14 (14.43%) SDLC
14 13 (13.40%) ISTQB
15 12 (12.37%) Ruby
15 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
15 12 (12.37%) C++
16 11 (11.34%) C#
16 11 (11.34%) Solaris
16 11 (11.34%) Project Planning

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Network Security
1 5 (5.15%) VoIP
1 5 (5.15%) Wireless
1 5 (5.15%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Selenium
2 8 (8.25%) JIRA
3 6 (6.19%) JUnit
3 6 (6.19%) SoapUI
3 6 (6.19%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.15%) InstallShield
5 4 (4.12%) Redmine
6 3 (3.09%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.06%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.03%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.03%) JMeter
8 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.03%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.03%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.03%) Subversion
8 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.03%) TestRail
8 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (27.84%) Finance
2 16 (16.49%) Automotive
3 5 (5.15%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.15%) Publishing
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) iGaming
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) XML
2 8 (8.25%) JSON
3 7 (7.22%) jQuery
4 6 (6.19%) RESTful
4 6 (6.19%) Web Services
5 5 (5.15%) HTML
6 3 (3.09%) .NET
6 3 (3.09%) Classic ASP
6 3 (3.09%) CSS
6 3 (3.09%) CSS3
6 3 (3.09%) HTML5
6 3 (3.09%) OAuth
6 3 (3.09%) SOAP
7 1 (1.03%) Ajax
7 1 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) iSeries
4 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.09%) User Experience
6 2 (2.06%) Online Games
7 1 (1.03%) CESG
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.11%) Windows
2 26 (26.80%) Unix
3 18 (18.56%) Linux
4 11 (11.34%) Solaris
5 6 (6.19%) AIX
6 5 (5.15%) CentOS
6 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.12%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.06%) Android
8 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.03%) HPUX
9 1 (1.03%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Manual Testing
2 34 (35.05%) Software Testing
3 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.71%) Automation Testing
5 19 (19.59%) Automated Testing
5 19 (19.59%) Test Automation
6 16 (16.49%) Regression Testing
6 16 (16.49%) Test Strategy
7 14 (14.43%) SDLC
8 11 (11.34%) Project Planning
9 10 (10.31%) Functional Testing
9 10 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (9.28%) Scrum
10 9 (9.28%) System Testing
10 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.22%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.19%) Time Management
13 5 (5.15%) Information Security
13 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.68%) Java
1 22 (22.68%) Perl
1 22 (22.68%) Python
2 14 (14.43%) C
2 14 (14.43%) SQL
3 12 (12.37%) C++
3 12 (12.37%) Ruby
4 11 (11.34%) C#
5 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.09%) PHP
7 2 (2.06%) VB
8 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (41.24%) Degree
2 20 (20.62%) ISEB
3 13 (13.40%) ISTQB
4 9 (9.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.15%) CREST Certified
6 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) CEH
7 1 (1.03%) CISA
7 1 (1.03%) CISSP
7 1 (1.03%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (41.24%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.03%) Nessus
1 1 (1.03%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Red Hat
2 5 (5.15%) IBM
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) HP
4 3 (3.09%) StreamBase
5 1 (1.03%) BT
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Yorkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago