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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Tester
Rank 802 831 811
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 76 62 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.060% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.064% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 75 59 68
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 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £23,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +6.81%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 +10 70 £22,500 -4.25% 7
South East -13 25 £20,000 -23.07% 1
London 0 22 £25,000 -5.66% 3
Berkshire +1 15 £19,000 -19.14% 1
Reading - 13 £19,000 - 1
East of England -5 10 £25,000 -19.35% 1
Surrey -6 8 £37,750 +37.27%
City of London +8 6 £22,500 -12.62% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 6 £25,000 -19.35%
Cambridge -4 5 £25,000 -19.35%
West Midlands -10 5 £22,000 +10.00%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £24,500 +11.36%
Yorkshire -13 4 £21,500 +13.15%
Wales -16 4 £22,000 +10.00%
South Wales - 4 £22,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £21,500 -
Stafford - 4 £21,500 -
South Yorkshire -1 3 £21,500 +7.50%
Sheffield -3 3 £21,500 +7.50%
Stevenage - 3 £24,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £22,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £20,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £20,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £20,500 -
Newbury - 2 £26,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £30,500 -
Scotland +2 1 £32,500 +21.49%
West Yorkshire -10 1 £16,000 -15.78%
South West - 1 £25,000 -
Somerset - 1 £25,000 -

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 68 (45.03%) QA
2 66 (43.71%) Degree
3 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (26.49%) SQL
5 34 (22.52%) Software Testing
6 32 (21.19%) Computer Science
7 31 (20.53%) Retail
7 31 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (19.21%) Selenium
8 29 (19.21%) ISEB
9 26 (17.22%) Regression Testing
10 24 (15.89%) Cyber Security
11 23 (15.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (15.23%) Banking
11 23 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (15.23%) CISA
11 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
11 23 (15.23%) CISSP
11 23 (15.23%) ITIL
12 21 (13.91%) PRINCE2
13 20 (13.25%) ISTQB
14 19 (12.58%) Windows
14 19 (12.58%) JavaScript
15 18 (11.92%) C#
15 18 (11.92%) HTML
15 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
15 18 (11.92%) Automation Testing
15 18 (11.92%) System Testing
16 17 (11.26%) Test Scripting
16 17 (11.26%) Android

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (0.66%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.99%) Network Security
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.99%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (19.21%) Selenium
2 15 (9.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (4.64%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.31%) InstallShield
4 5 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.31%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.99%) Toad
5 3 (1.99%) JIRA
6 2 (1.32%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.32%) WatiN
6 2 (1.32%) Calabash
6 2 (1.32%) NUnit
6 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.66%) JMeter
7 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.66%) Concordion
7 1 (0.66%) Behat
7 1 (0.66%) Capybara
7 1 (0.66%) NeoLoad
General
1 31 (20.53%) Retail
2 23 (15.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.31%) Finance
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.92%) HTML
2 15 (9.93%) CSS
2 15 (9.93%) jQuery
3 13 (8.61%) XML
4 10 (6.62%) .NET
5 4 (2.65%) HTML5
5 4 (2.65%) WinForms
5 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.99%) Flash
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.66%) SOAP
8 1 (0.66%) Web Services
8 1 (0.66%) WCF
8 1 (0.66%) WPF
8 1 (0.66%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.66%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.19%) Computer Science
2 31 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.99%) User Experience
4 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.58%) Windows
2 17 (11.26%) Android
3 14 (9.27%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.31%) UNIX
5 4 (2.65%) Solaris
6 2 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.52%) Software Testing
3 26 (17.22%) Regression Testing
4 24 (15.89%) Cyber Security
5 23 (15.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
5 23 (15.23%) ITIL
6 21 (13.91%) PRINCE2
7 18 (11.92%) Automation Testing
7 18 (11.92%) System Testing
8 17 (11.26%) Test Scripting
8 17 (11.26%) Waterfall
9 16 (10.60%) Manual Testing
10 13 (8.61%) Performance Testing
10 13 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.28%) Automated Testing
12 10 (6.62%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.96%) Test Strategy
14 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.49%) SQL
2 19 (12.58%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.92%) C#
4 10 (6.62%) Java
4 10 (6.62%) C++
5 8 (5.30%) Ruby
5 8 (5.30%) Perl
6 6 (3.97%) Python
7 2 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) VB
8 1 (0.66%) VB6
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (43.71%) Degree
2 29 (19.21%) ISEB
3 23 (15.23%) CISA
3 23 (15.23%) CISSP
4 20 (13.25%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) OSCP
8 2 (1.32%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (45.03%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.32%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Nessus
2 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle
3 2 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (0.66%) Citrix
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