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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Tester
UK
Rank 803 896 874
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 50 51 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.051% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.053% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 68
Median salary £25,500 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £21,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+18.60% -2.27%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +86 47 £25,500 +13.33% 7
South East +71 24 £25,500 +22.89% 2
Hove - 11 £25,500 - 1
East Sussex - 11 £25,500 - 1
Brighton - 10 £25,500 -
Oxfordshire +26 8 £25,500 +27.50% 1
London +54 6 £37,500 +40.18% 2
East of England +19 5 £32,500 +44.44%
Hertfordshire +12 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Oxford - 4 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +33 3 £25,500 +2.00%
Leeds +32 3 £25,500 +2.00%
Yorkshire +24 3 £25,500 +18.60%
South West +18 3 £28,750 +27.77%
East Midlands +11 3 £22,500 -10.00%
Berkshire +47 2 £24,500 +32.43%
Surrey +44 2 £27,500 +6.79%
West Midlands +7 2 £21,000 +23.52% 3
Leicestershire -2 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Leicester - 2 £22,500 -
Hampshire +18 1 £26,000 +15.55%
Bristol +1 1 £22,500 -1.09%
North West -10 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £20,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £22,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £19,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £24,500 -
Northampton - 1 £21,000 -

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 52 (47.27%) QA
2 39 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.18%) ISTQB
4 28 (25.45%) SQL
5 27 (24.55%) Degree
6 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
7 24 (21.82%) Software Testing
7 24 (21.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 23 (20.91%) Automated Testing
8 23 (20.91%) .NET
9 22 (20.00%) C#
9 22 (20.00%) Selenium
10 18 (16.36%) JIRA
11 17 (15.45%) Test Scripting
12 16 (14.55%) Defect Tracking
13 15 (13.64%) Manual Testing
14 14 (12.73%) Mobile App
15 13 (11.82%) ISEB
15 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
16 12 (10.91%) Games
16 12 (10.91%) SDLC
17 11 (10.00%) Finance
17 11 (10.00%) Web Testing
18 10 (9.09%) CSS
18 10 (9.09%) Automation Testing
18 10 (9.09%) Game Development
19 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
19 9 (8.18%) WebDriver
20 8 (7.27%) Computer Science

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 (2.73%) CMS
2 2 (1.82%) IIS
2 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Selenium
2 18 (16.36%) JIRA
3 9 (8.18%) WebDriver
4 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.64%) Appium
5 4 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.73%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.73%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.73%) JUnit
7 2 (1.82%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.82%) TestLink
7 2 (1.82%) TestRail
8 1 (0.91%) JMeter
8 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (10.91%) Games
2 11 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) .NET
2 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.09%) CSS
4 6 (5.45%) Ajax
4 6 (5.45%) HTML
4 6 (5.45%) XML
5 4 (3.64%) jQuery
6 2 (1.82%) CSS3
6 2 (1.82%) HTML5
6 2 (1.82%) XHTML
7 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.91%) JSON
7 1 (0.91%) SOAP
7 1 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.91%) Web Services
7 1 (0.91%) WSDL
7 1 (0.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.45%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.64%) Social Media
6 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.82%) Online Games
6 2 (1.82%) Physics
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.55%) Windows Vista
2 5 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.82%) Software Testing
3 23 (20.91%) Automated Testing
4 17 (15.45%) Test Scripting
5 16 (14.55%) Defect Tracking
6 15 (13.64%) Manual Testing
7 12 (10.91%) SDLC
8 11 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Game Development
10 7 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.36%) Functional Testing
10 7 (6.36%) Regression Testing
10 7 (6.36%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.45%) System Testing
12 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.64%) Scrum
13 4 (3.64%) Test Management
13 4 (3.64%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.45%) SQL
2 22 (20.00%) C#
3 8 (7.27%) Java
3 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.64%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) ISTQB
2 27 (24.55%) Degree
3 24 (21.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (11.82%) ISEB
5 3 (2.73%) OSCP
6 2 (1.82%) CEH
7 1 (0.91%) HND
7 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (47.27%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.73%) HP
2 3 (2.73%) SAP
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Training + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago