The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 841 846 829
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 61 92 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.078% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.082% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 46
Average salary £25,500 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.51% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £20,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 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 -10 58 £25,500 +7.36% 13
London +15 22 £30,000 - 2
East of England +6 8 £24,000 -13.51% 1
City of London +40 7 £28,250 -29.37%
North West - 7 £22,000 - 1
South East -9 5 £27,000 +25.58% 2
East Midlands +3 4 £27,000 +20.00% 2
South West -13 4 £33,500 +63.41% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £24,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £27,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £27,000 -
Watford - 4 £24,000 -
Cambridge +22 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £40,000 +53.84% 4
West Midlands -12 3 £22,000 +2.32%
Merseyside - 3 £25,500 -
Liverpool - 3 £25,500 -
South Wales +5 2 £22,500 -
Wales -3 2 £22,500 -
Torfaen -7 2 £22,500 -
Cwmbran -7 2 £22,500 -
Gateshead - 2 £21,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £18,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £21,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
North East - 2 £21,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £19,750 - 1

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 65 (53.28%) QA
2 51 (41.80%) Degree
3 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.05%) Java
5 32 (26.23%) Software Testing
6 30 (24.59%) Selenium
6 30 (24.59%) Computer Science
7 27 (22.13%) SQL
8 26 (21.31%) ISEB
9 24 (19.67%) Regression Testing
9 24 (19.67%) Finance
9 24 (19.67%) ISTQB
10 23 (18.85%) SDLC
11 22 (18.03%) Manual Testing
11 22 (18.03%) C#
12 20 (16.39%) Automation Testing
13 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
14 18 (14.75%) Test Scripting
15 17 (13.93%) System Testing
15 17 (13.93%) Android
15 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.11%) HTML
16 16 (13.11%) Windows
17 15 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (12.30%) Apple iOS
18 14 (11.48%) .NET
19 12 (9.84%) C++
19 12 (9.84%) Linux
19 12 (9.84%) CSS
20 11 (9.02%) Scrum

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Office
2 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.10%) MySQL
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (24.59%) Selenium
2 10 (8.20%) HP UFT
3 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.56%) JMeter
4 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.74%) JUnit
6 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.28%) Maven
7 4 (3.28%) JIRA
7 4 (3.28%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.28%) JBehave
7 4 (3.28%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.28%) UltraEdit
7 4 (3.28%) NeoLoad
8 3 (2.46%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.46%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.46%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.64%) Behat
9 2 (1.64%) Mockito
9 2 (1.64%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.46%) Marketing
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Automotive
4 2 (1.64%) Law
4 2 (1.64%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) HTML
2 14 (11.48%) .NET
3 12 (9.84%) CSS
4 8 (6.56%) jQuery
5 5 (4.10%) Web Services
5 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.28%) Spring
7 3 (2.46%) XML
7 3 (2.46%) WebCenter
8 2 (1.64%) HTML5
8 2 (1.64%) WinForms
8 2 (1.64%) SOAP
8 2 (1.64%) J2EE
9 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.82%) WCF
9 1 (0.82%) WPF
9 1 (0.82%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.82%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.59%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.64%) Statistics
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.82%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.82%) Telematics
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.82%) DTV
6 1 (0.82%) Equities
6 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Android
2 16 (13.11%) Windows
3 15 (12.30%) Apple iOS
4 12 (9.84%) Linux
5 2 (1.64%) UNIX
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.23%) Software Testing
3 24 (19.67%) Regression Testing
4 23 (18.85%) SDLC
5 22 (18.03%) Manual Testing
6 20 (16.39%) Automation Testing
7 18 (14.75%) Test Scripting
8 17 (13.93%) System Testing
9 15 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (9.02%) Scrum
10 11 (9.02%) TDD
11 10 (8.20%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.38%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.56%) Test Automation
14 7 (5.74%) BDD
15 6 (4.92%) Performance Testing
15 6 (4.92%) Workflow
16 5 (4.10%) RUP
16 5 (4.10%) DSDM
16 5 (4.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.05%) Java
2 27 (22.13%) SQL
3 22 (18.03%) C#
4 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.84%) C++
6 4 (3.28%) Ruby
6 4 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.46%) PHP
8 2 (1.64%) C
8 2 (1.64%) Perl
8 2 (1.64%) VBScript
8 2 (1.64%) VB
8 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.82%) VB6
9 1 (0.82%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 51 (41.80%) Degree
2 26 (21.31%) ISEB
3 24 (19.67%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.64%) GIAC
9 1 (0.82%) GPEN
9 1 (0.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (53.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (7.38%) Oracle
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.46%) IBM
4 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) SAP
5 1 (0.82%) Google
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Flexi time, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 20 days ago