The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Tester
Rank 798 812 818
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 98 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.052% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.055% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 59 46 52
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £22,500 £22,750
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -1.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 2014 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 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 97 £24,500 +2.08% 10
South East +3 31 £25,000 +4.16% 2
London -38 25 £30,000 +20.00% 3
East of England +4 14 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Brighton - 14 - -
East Sussex - 14 - -
Bedfordshire - 13 £23,000 -
Berkshire +4 12 £25,000 +11.11%
South West +1 12 £21,500 +22.85% 1
Bristol - 8 £28,750 -
East Midlands -12 5 £22,500 +9.75% 1
West Midlands - 5 £21,500 -
Leicestershire - 5 £22,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £21,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £21,500 -
Luton - 4 - -
Leicester - 3 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £26,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 2 £21,500 -
City of London -6 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Surrey -7 2 £25,000 +4.16%
Kent -7 2 £31,250 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £28,000 - 1
Folkestone - 2 £31,250 - 2
Guildford - 2 £23,250 -
Leeds - 2 £28,000 - 1
Somerset - 2 £20,000 -
Wiltshire -5 1 £22,500 +28.57% 1
Reading -7 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Slough - 1 £25,000 -

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 85 (55.56%) Degree
2 70 (45.75%) QA
3 58 (37.91%) Computer Science
4 52 (33.99%) Finance
5 51 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 40 (26.14%) System Testing
7 36 (23.53%) ISEB
8 30 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (15.03%) Manual Testing
11 22 (14.38%) Regression Testing
12 21 (13.73%) Java
12 21 (13.73%) ISTQB
13 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
14 19 (12.42%) SQL
15 16 (10.46%) .NET
15 16 (10.46%) MS Excel
15 16 (10.46%) Multithreading
16 15 (9.80%) Electronics
16 15 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
17 14 (9.15%) JavaScript
17 14 (9.15%) Windows
18 13 (8.50%) Oracle
18 13 (8.50%) Scrum
18 13 (8.50%) Ethical Hacking
18 13 (8.50%) Mathematics
18 13 (8.50%) Test Scripting
18 13 (8.50%) Automation Testing
19 12 (7.84%) Selenium
19 12 (7.84%) Automated Testing

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.31%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Exstream
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Selenium
2 10 (6.54%) TestComplete
3 5 (3.27%) WebDriver
3 5 (3.27%) FitNesse
3 5 (3.27%) JUnit
4 4 (2.61%) jMock
4 4 (2.61%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.61%) SilkTest
4 4 (2.61%) Ant
4 4 (2.61%) JSUnit
5 2 (1.31%) Flex Builder
5 2 (1.31%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) WATIR
6 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.65%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.65%) UltraEdit
General
1 52 (33.99%) Finance
2 15 (9.80%) Electronics
3 6 (3.92%) Retail
4 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.31%) Front Office
5 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.46%) .NET
2 4 (2.61%) XML
3 2 (1.31%) Flash
3 2 (1.31%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.31%) HTML5
3 2 (1.31%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (37.91%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.50%) Mathematics
3 10 (6.54%) Derivative
4 5 (3.27%) Open Source
5 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.96%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.65%) Online Games
6 1 (0.65%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) DTV
6 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.15%) Windows
2 8 (5.23%) Linux
3 5 (3.27%) UNIX
4 2 (1.31%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 40 (26.14%) System Testing
3 30 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (15.03%) Manual Testing
6 22 (14.38%) Regression Testing
7 16 (10.46%) Multithreading
8 15 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (8.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (8.50%) Test Scripting
9 13 (8.50%) Scrum
9 13 (8.50%) Automation Testing
10 12 (7.84%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.54%) RUP
11 10 (6.54%) DSDM
11 10 (6.54%) Test Automation
12 8 (5.23%) Information Security
13 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.58%) Integration Testing
13 7 (4.58%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.73%) Java
2 19 (12.42%) SQL
3 14 (9.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.54%) Python
5 9 (5.88%) C#
5 9 (5.88%) C++
6 7 (4.58%) Ruby
7 5 (3.27%) F#
8 4 (2.61%) Lua
8 4 (2.61%) C
9 3 (1.96%) PHP
10 2 (1.31%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.65%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (55.56%) Degree
2 36 (23.53%) ISEB
3 21 (13.73%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.58%) HNC
4 7 (4.58%) HND
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.96%) CEH
6 3 (1.96%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (45.75%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.50%) Oracle
3 8 (5.23%) HP
4 2 (1.31%) Sony
4 2 (1.31%) Adobe
4 2 (1.31%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.65%) SAP
5 1 (0.65%) Telerik
5 1 (0.65%) BMC
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 28,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent employee benefits
Posted: 25 days ago