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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Tester
Rank 887 915 903
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 24 66 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.060% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.062% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 22 60 61
Median salary £27,500 £25,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £24,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +2.12%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016 within the UK.

Junior Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Tester
Top 26 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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 22 £27,500 +7.84% 7
South East +17 9 £30,750 +23.00% 2
Surrey - 6 £31,500 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £31,500 - 1
East of England +12 5 £27,500 +6.79%
London +19 3 £23,000 -45.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Cambridge +3 3 £27,500 -8.33%
West Midlands +1 3 £23,000 +3.37% 2
Scotland +8 2 £21,000 -
Staffordshire +1 2 £23,000 -8.00%
Berkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £23,000 -
North West +17 1 £21,000 +5.00% 2
Chelmsford +9 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh +6 1 £21,000 -
Essex +1 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Manchester -8 1 £21,000 +16.66% 1
Oxfordshire -15 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £20,000 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £45,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £21,000 -
Newbury - 1 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 34 (46.58%) Degree
2 32 (43.84%) QA
3 28 (38.36%) Manual Testing
4 27 (36.99%) Software Testing
5 25 (34.25%) Windows
6 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (28.77%) Finance
7 20 (27.40%) Unix
8 19 (26.03%) Python
8 19 (26.03%) Perl
9 18 (24.66%) Test Automation
9 18 (24.66%) Automation Testing
10 16 (21.92%) Regression Testing
11 15 (20.55%) Test Strategy
11 15 (20.55%) Automotive
12 14 (19.18%) ISEB
12 14 (19.18%) Linux
13 13 (17.81%) Automated Testing
13 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
14 11 (15.07%) Java
15 10 (13.70%) C
15 10 (13.70%) C#
15 10 (13.70%) C++
15 10 (13.70%) Project Planning
15 10 (13.70%) ISTQB
16 9 (12.33%) Ruby
16 9 (12.33%) SQL
17 8 (10.96%) XML
17 8 (10.96%) Solaris
17 8 (10.96%) SDLC

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 (4.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Optimost
1 1 (1.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) VoIP
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
2 3 (4.11%) Wireless
2 3 (4.11%) Wireless Security
3 1 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Selenium
2 5 (6.85%) InstallShield
2 5 (6.85%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) FitNesse
3 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Redmine
5 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.37%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.37%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Automotive
3 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Publishing
5 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) XML
2 7 (9.59%) HTML
3 6 (8.22%) jQuery
3 6 (8.22%) JSON
4 5 (6.85%) RESTful
5 4 (5.48%) CSS
5 4 (5.48%) HTML5
5 4 (5.48%) SOAP
5 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) Classic ASP
6 3 (4.11%) CSS3
6 3 (4.11%) OAuth
7 2 (2.74%) Ajax
8 1 (1.37%) .NET
8 1 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) iSeries
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) CESG
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Unix
3 14 (19.18%) Linux
4 8 (10.96%) Solaris
5 3 (4.11%) AIX
6 2 (2.74%) CentOS
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.37%) HPUX
7 1 (1.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Manual Testing
2 27 (36.99%) Software Testing
3 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.66%) Automation Testing
4 18 (24.66%) Test Automation
5 16 (21.92%) Regression Testing
6 15 (20.55%) Test Strategy
7 13 (17.81%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Project Planning
9 8 (10.96%) SDLC
9 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.59%) Functional Testing
10 7 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Scrum
12 5 (6.85%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.85%) Time Management
12 5 (6.85%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) Perl
1 19 (26.03%) Python
2 11 (15.07%) Java
3 10 (13.70%) C
3 10 (13.70%) C#
3 10 (13.70%) C++
4 9 (12.33%) Ruby
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (46.58%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) ISEB
3 10 (13.70%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.11%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) CEH
7 1 (1.37%) CISA
7 1 (1.37%) CISSP
7 1 (1.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (43.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.37%) Nessus
1 1 (1.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.11%) HP
2 3 (4.11%) StreamBase
3 2 (2.74%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe
4 1 (1.37%) Maxymiser
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Monetate
4 1 (1.37%) Omniture
4 1 (1.37%) Tealium
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