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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Tester
Rank 907 928 934
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 49 51 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.046% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.048% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 46
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £28,650 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £21,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Junior Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Tester
Top 29 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 29 April 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
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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 +2 48 £25,000 +11.11% 11
South East +49 21 £27,500 +37.50% 3
Surrey +11 15 £27,500 +57.14% 3
Walton-on-Thames - 9 £27,500 - 3
London +1 8 £33,750 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +14 6 £21,500 +2.38% 1
East of England +12 5 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands -18 5 £19,000 -24.00%
North Yorkshire +2 4 £21,000 -
Middlesbrough - 4 £21,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £19,000 -
Gloucester +8 3 £24,000 -15.78%
Gloucestershire +8 3 £24,000 -15.78%
South West -5 3 £24,000 +9.09% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £19,500 -18.75%
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £25,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £22,500 -
Southampton - 2 £22,500 -
Stafford - 2 £19,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £19,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £25,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £25,000 -
Hertford - 1 £27,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £18,500 -
Banbury - 1 £20,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £21,000 -

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 38 (38.00%) Degree
2 33 (33.00%) Windows
3 31 (31.00%) QA
3 31 (31.00%) Manual Testing
4 29 (29.00%) Software Testing
5 26 (26.00%) Finance
6 23 (23.00%) Unix
7 22 (22.00%) Java
7 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 19 (19.00%) Automated Testing
10 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 16 (16.00%) Python
10 16 (16.00%) Perl
11 15 (15.00%) Linux
11 15 (15.00%) ISEB
11 15 (15.00%) Selenium
12 14 (14.00%) SQL
13 13 (13.00%) SDLC
13 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
14 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
15 10 (10.00%) System Testing
15 10 (10.00%) Test Strategy
15 10 (10.00%) C
15 10 (10.00%) Regression Testing
15 10 (10.00%) Automotive
16 9 (9.00%) JIRA
16 9 (9.00%) Project Planning
16 9 (9.00%) C#

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (3.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Network Security
2 5 (5.00%) Wireless
2 5 (5.00%) Wireless Security
3 2 (2.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
5 1 (1.00%) Big Data
5 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Selenium
2 9 (9.00%) JIRA
3 6 (6.00%) JUnit
3 6 (6.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.00%) Redmine
6 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.00%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.00%) InstallShield
8 1 (1.00%) JMeter
8 1 (1.00%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Automotive
3 5 (5.00%) Publishing
4 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Games
5 2 (2.00%) iGaming
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) jQuery
1 7 (7.00%) JSON
2 6 (6.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.00%) Web Services
3 5 (5.00%) XML
4 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 4 (4.00%) RESTful
5 3 (3.00%) Classic ASP
5 3 (3.00%) CSS
5 3 (3.00%) CSS3
5 3 (3.00%) HTML5
5 3 (3.00%) OAuth
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.00%) iSeries
6 4 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.00%) User Experience
8 2 (2.00%) Online Games
9 1 (1.00%) CESG
9 1 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.00%) Physics
9 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Unix
3 15 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (6.00%) Solaris
5 5 (5.00%) AIX
5 5 (5.00%) CentOS
5 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 5 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.00%) Android
6 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Manual Testing
2 29 (29.00%) Software Testing
3 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 19 (19.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (13.00%) SDLC
7 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 10 (10.00%) System Testing
8 10 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 9 (9.00%) Project Planning
9 9 (9.00%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.00%) Information Security
11 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.00%) Scrum
12 6 (6.00%) Functional Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) Java
2 16 (16.00%) Perl
2 16 (16.00%) Python
3 14 (14.00%) SQL
4 10 (10.00%) C
5 9 (9.00%) C#
6 7 (7.00%) C++
6 7 (7.00%) Ruby
7 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.00%) VB
9 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (38.00%) Degree
2 15 (15.00%) ISEB
3 8 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.00%) CREST Certified
4 7 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) OSCP
6 1 (1.00%) CEH
6 1 (1.00%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.00%) CISA
6 1 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (3.00%) StreamBase
5 2 (2.00%) BT
6 1 (1.00%) HP
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + excellent benefits + 25 days hol
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
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