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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 832 845 816
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 60 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.046% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.048% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 59
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £31,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +19 59 £22,500 -10.00% 5
London +24 14 £23,750 +1.06% 1
South East +3 14 £20,000 -20.00%
Reading - 9 £19,000 -
Berkshire - 9 £19,000 -
City of London +14 6 £22,500 - 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £21,000 -19.23% 2
East of England +6 5 £25,000 -19.35%
West Midlands -27 5 £25,000 +25.00%
South West - 5 £20,000 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £20,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £21,000 -
Harrogate - 5 £21,000 -
North West +11 4 £19,750 -28.18% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £25,000 -19.35%
Cambridge +8 4 £25,000 -19.35%
Nottingham - 4 £20,500 -
Warwick - 4 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £20,500 -
Surrey - 4 £25,750 -
Warwickshire - 4 £25,000 -
Somerset - 3 £20,000 -
Bath - 3 £20,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £28,500 -
Manchester - 2 £18,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,500 -
Chester +12 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Croydon +9 1 £17,000 -33.98%
Cheshire +3 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Essex - 1 - -

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (47.40%) QA
2 56 (36.36%) Degree
3 47 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (26.62%) SQL
5 34 (22.08%) Software Testing
6 33 (21.43%) Selenium
7 31 (20.13%) Computer Science
8 30 (19.48%) Regression Testing
8 30 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (18.83%) ISEB
10 26 (16.88%) Retail
11 25 (16.23%) JavaScript
12 24 (15.58%) C#
13 22 (14.29%) HTML
13 22 (14.29%) ISTQB
13 22 (14.29%) Cyber Security
14 21 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (13.64%) Android
14 21 (13.64%) Banking
14 21 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (13.64%) PRINCE2
14 21 (13.64%) CISA
14 21 (13.64%) Risk Management
14 21 (13.64%) ITIL
14 21 (13.64%) CISSP
15 20 (12.99%) System Testing
16 19 (12.34%) Automation Testing
16 19 (12.34%) Windows
17 18 (11.69%) Apple iOS
17 18 (11.69%) Waterfall

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.95%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (21.43%) Selenium
2 17 (11.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (5.84%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.25%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.60%) JIRA
5 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.60%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.95%) Toad
6 3 (1.95%) Calabash
7 2 (1.30%) UltraEdit
7 2 (1.30%) JMeter
7 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.30%) NUnit
7 2 (1.30%) WatiN
7 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.65%) Capybara
8 1 (0.65%) RSpec
8 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
General
1 26 (16.88%) Retail
2 21 (13.64%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.90%) Finance
4 3 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.29%) HTML
2 16 (10.39%) CSS
2 16 (10.39%) jQuery
3 13 (8.44%) XML
4 12 (7.79%) .NET
5 4 (2.60%) HTML5
6 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.95%) Flash
6 3 (1.95%) WinForms
7 1 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.65%) WCF
7 1 (0.65%) WPF
7 1 (0.65%) J2EE
7 1 (0.65%) SOAP
7 1 (0.65%) Web Services
7 1 (0.65%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.65%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.13%) Computer Science
2 30 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.64%) Android
2 19 (12.34%) Windows
3 18 (11.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.25%) UNIX
5 4 (2.60%) Solaris
5 4 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.08%) Software Testing
3 30 (19.48%) Regression Testing
4 22 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 21 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 21 (13.64%) ITIL
5 21 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 21 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.99%) System Testing
7 19 (12.34%) Automation Testing
8 18 (11.69%) Waterfall
9 15 (9.74%) Test Scripting
9 15 (9.74%) Manual Testing
10 12 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (7.79%) Performance Testing
11 9 (5.84%) Automated Testing
11 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.19%) Test Automation
12 8 (5.19%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.62%) SQL
2 25 (16.23%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.58%) C#
4 15 (9.74%) C++
5 13 (8.44%) Java
6 11 (7.14%) Ruby
7 9 (5.84%) Perl
8 7 (4.55%) Python
9 2 (1.30%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) VBScript
9 2 (1.30%) VB
9 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Delphi
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) VB6
10 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (36.36%) Degree
2 29 (18.83%) ISEB
3 22 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 21 (13.64%) CISSP
4 21 (13.64%) CISA
5 10 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) OSCP
7 1 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (47.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Nessus
1 1 (0.65%) Nmap
1 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle
3 4 (2.60%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.65%) Google
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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