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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 798 818 795
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 60 49 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.047% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.050% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 63
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-10.63% +4.44%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 £27,500 £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 6 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 6 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 +26 58 £22,500 -8.16% 10
South East -5 16 £20,000 -17.52%
London +2 13 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Berkshire +4 11 £19,000 -19.14%
Reading - 11 £19,000 -
East of England +8 6 £25,000 -19.35%
West Midlands -22 6 £25,000 +25.00%
City of London - 6 £22,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £25,000 -19.35%
East Midlands - 5 £20,500 - 2
South West - 5 £20,000 - 1
Surrey -2 4 £35,750 +19.16%
Cambridge -2 4 £25,000 -19.35%
North West -6 4 £19,750 -22.54% 2
Nottingham - 4 £20,500 -
Warwick - 4 £25,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £20,500 -
Somerset - 3 £20,000 - 1
Bath - 3 £20,000 - 1
Manchester +3 2 £18,000 -23.40% 2
Yorkshire 0 2 £20,750 +3.75% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £28,500 -
Stafford - 2 £20,250 -
Staffordshire - 2 £20,250 -
Chester +12 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Cheshire -5 1 £25,000 -9.09%
South Yorkshire -6 1 £20,500 +2.50%
Sheffield -6 1 £20,500 +2.50%

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 74 (46.54%) QA
2 64 (40.25%) Degree
3 47 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (26.42%) SQL
5 35 (22.01%) Software Testing
6 34 (21.38%) Selenium
7 33 (20.75%) Computer Science
8 32 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (18.24%) Regression Testing
9 29 (18.24%) ISEB
10 28 (17.61%) Retail
11 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
11 24 (15.09%) Cyber Security
12 23 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (14.47%) C#
12 23 (14.47%) HTML
12 23 (14.47%) CISA
12 23 (14.47%) Risk Management
12 23 (14.47%) ITIL
12 23 (14.47%) CISSP
12 23 (14.47%) Banking
12 23 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (13.21%) Android
13 21 (13.21%) ISTQB
13 21 (13.21%) PRINCE2
14 20 (12.58%) System Testing
15 19 (11.95%) Automation Testing
15 19 (11.95%) Waterfall
15 19 (11.95%) Windows
16 18 (11.32%) QuickTest Pro

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (0.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.89%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (21.38%) Selenium
2 18 (11.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (5.03%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.14%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.14%) InstallShield
5 4 (2.52%) JIRA
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.89%) Toad
7 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.26%) NUnit
7 2 (1.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.26%) WatiN
7 2 (1.26%) Metasploit
7 2 (1.26%) Calabash
7 2 (1.26%) UltraEdit
8 1 (0.63%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.63%) Capybara
8 1 (0.63%) JMeter
8 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (17.61%) Retail
2 23 (14.47%) Banking
3 6 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.77%) Finance
4 5 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.26%) Back Office
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.47%) HTML
2 17 (10.69%) CSS
2 17 (10.69%) jQuery
3 14 (8.81%) XML
4 12 (7.55%) .NET
5 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.52%) WinForms
5 4 (2.52%) HTML5
6 3 (1.89%) Flash
7 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.63%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.63%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.63%) WCF
8 1 (0.63%) WPF
8 1 (0.63%) SOAP
8 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 32 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.21%) Android
2 19 (11.95%) Windows
3 18 (11.32%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.14%) UNIX
5 4 (2.52%) Solaris
5 4 (2.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.01%) Software Testing
3 29 (18.24%) Regression Testing
4 24 (15.09%) Cyber Security
5 23 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (14.47%) Risk Management
5 23 (14.47%) ITIL
5 23 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (13.21%) PRINCE2
7 20 (12.58%) System Testing
8 19 (11.95%) Waterfall
8 19 (11.95%) Automation Testing
9 16 (10.06%) Manual Testing
10 15 (9.43%) Test Scripting
11 11 (6.92%) Performance Testing
11 11 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.66%) Automated Testing
12 9 (5.66%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.03%) Test Strategy
14 7 (4.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.42%) SQL
2 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.47%) C#
4 15 (9.43%) C++
5 14 (8.81%) Java
6 10 (6.29%) Perl
6 10 (6.29%) Ruby
7 8 (5.03%) Python
8 3 (1.89%) PHP
9 2 (1.26%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.63%) VBScript
10 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) VB6
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (40.25%) Degree
2 29 (18.24%) ISEB
3 23 (14.47%) CISSP
3 23 (14.47%) CISA
4 21 (13.21%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.89%) VCP4
7 2 (1.26%) OSCP
7 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (46.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Nmap
1 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Nessus
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle
3 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.63%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) Citrix
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