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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Tester
UK
Rank 794 881 896
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 47 58 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.057% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.059% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 69
Median salary £25,500 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +89 46 £25,500 +13.33% 11
South East +66 23 £25,500 +13.33% 3
East Sussex - 12 £25,500 - 1
Brighton - 12 £25,500 -
Hove - 12 £25,500 - 1
London +75 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +11 7 £25,000 +25.00%
West Midlands +39 4 £21,250 +11.84% 3
Oxford - 4 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +26 3 £25,500 +18.60% 2
Hampshire +24 3 £26,000 +15.55% 2
East of England +16 3 £32,500 +42.85% 1
South West +15 3 £22,500 -
Birmingham +15 3 £20,000 -4.76% 2
Hertfordshire +7 3 £32,500 +35.41%
Leeds - 3 £25,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £25,500 - 1
North West -11 2 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £26,000 -
Gloucester - 2 - -
Surrey +40 1 £27,500 -
Southampton +11 1 £21,000 -6.66% 1
Bristol -4 1 £22,500 +5.88%
Manchester -27 1 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Guildford - 1 £27,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £30,000 -
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 48 (42.86%) QA
2 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (30.36%) ISTQB
4 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
5 30 (26.79%) SQL Server
6 29 (25.89%) C#
6 29 (25.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (25.00%) SQL
7 28 (25.00%) .NET
7 28 (25.00%) Degree
8 24 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 22 (19.64%) Selenium
10 20 (17.86%) Automated Testing
11 18 (16.07%) Test Scripting
11 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
12 17 (15.18%) JIRA
13 16 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
14 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
14 14 (12.50%) Manual Testing
15 12 (10.71%) Web Testing
15 12 (10.71%) Finance
15 12 (10.71%) Games
16 11 (9.82%) SDLC
16 11 (9.82%) ISEB
17 10 (8.93%) Automation Testing
17 10 (8.93%) Game Development
18 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (8.04%) WebDriver
18 9 (8.04%) CSS
18 9 (8.04%) MS Excel

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 (2.68%) CMS
2 2 (1.79%) IIS
2 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Selenium
2 17 (15.18%) JIRA
3 9 (8.04%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.57%) Appium
5 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.68%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.68%) JUnit
7 2 (1.79%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.79%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.79%) TestLink
7 2 (1.79%) TestRail
8 1 (0.89%) JMeter
8 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
1 12 (10.71%) Games
2 4 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Local Government
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.00%) .NET
2 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.04%) CSS
4 6 (5.36%) HTML
5 5 (4.46%) Ajax
5 5 (4.46%) XML
6 4 (3.57%) jQuery
7 2 (1.79%) CSS3
7 2 (1.79%) HTML5
7 2 (1.79%) JSON
7 2 (1.79%) XHTML
8 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.89%) SOAP
8 1 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.89%) Web Services
8 1 (0.89%) WSDL
8 1 (0.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.46%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.68%) iPad
6 2 (1.79%) Online Games
6 2 (1.79%) Social Media
6 2 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Vista
2 5 (4.46%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 20 (17.86%) Automated Testing
4 18 (16.07%) Test Scripting
5 16 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 12 (10.71%) Web Testing
8 11 (9.82%) SDLC
9 10 (8.93%) Automation Testing
9 10 (8.93%) Game Development
10 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Functional Testing
12 7 (6.25%) Regression Testing
12 7 (6.25%) System Testing
12 7 (6.25%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.36%) Mathematics
14 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 4 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
15 4 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) C#
2 28 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (7.14%) Java
4 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.46%) C++
5 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (30.36%) ISTQB
2 29 (25.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (25.00%) Degree
4 11 (9.82%) ISEB
5 3 (2.68%) OSCP
6 2 (1.79%) CEH
7 1 (0.89%) HND
7 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.57%) HP
3 3 (2.68%) SAP
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago