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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Tester
Rank 873 905 910
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 26 72 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.066% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.068% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 24 65 52
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £45,000 £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £24,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +6.52%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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
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 28 August 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 +21 24 £25,000 - 9
London +36 10 £24,500 -42.35% 3
South East +25 7 £27,500 +10.00% 1
City of London +52 4 £23,500 -11.32% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £20,000 -11.11% 3
East of England -7 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Surrey +31 2 £31,500 +16.66%
Scotland +18 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Cambridge -4 2 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire -7 2 £23,750 -5.00% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £31,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £20,000 - 1
Hampshire +8 1 £27,500 -5.17%
Newbury - 1 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £25,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £20,000 -
Southampton - 1 £27,500 -
Kidlington - 1 £27,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £23,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £23,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £20,000 -

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (47.76%) QA
2 29 (43.28%) Degree
3 28 (41.79%) Software Testing
4 25 (37.31%) Manual Testing
5 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (25.37%) Finance
6 17 (25.37%) Windows
7 16 (23.88%) ISEB
8 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
8 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
8 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
9 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
9 13 (19.40%) Python
9 13 (19.40%) Perl
9 13 (19.40%) Automation Testing
10 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
10 12 (17.91%) Unix
10 12 (17.91%) Automotive
10 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
11 10 (14.93%) Linux
11 10 (14.93%) SQL
12 9 (13.43%) Selenium
13 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
13 8 (11.94%) C#
13 8 (11.94%) SDLC
14 7 (10.45%) Functional Testing
14 7 (10.45%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (10.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (10.45%) C++
14 7 (10.45%) C

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 (4.48%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Optimost
1 1 (1.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) InstallShield
3 4 (5.97%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.99%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.49%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.49%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Automotive
3 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.46%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.99%) Games
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) XML
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
4 4 (5.97%) HTML5
4 4 (5.97%) jQuery
4 4 (5.97%) JSON
4 4 (5.97%) SOAP
5 3 (4.48%) Ajax
5 3 (4.48%) Classic ASP
5 3 (4.48%) CSS3
5 3 (4.48%) OAuth
5 3 (4.48%) RESTful
6 2 (2.99%) .NET
6 2 (2.99%) Web Services
7 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Social Media
2 3 (4.48%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Unix
3 10 (14.93%) Linux
4 6 (8.96%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) HPUX
5 1 (1.49%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Software Testing
2 25 (37.31%) Manual Testing
3 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
4 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
4 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
5 13 (19.40%) Automation Testing
6 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
7 8 (11.94%) SDLC
7 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
8 7 (10.45%) Functional Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.96%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.46%) Time Management
10 5 (7.46%) Web Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Perl
1 13 (19.40%) Python
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) C#
4 7 (10.45%) C
4 7 (10.45%) C++
5 6 (8.96%) Ruby
6 4 (5.97%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Degree
2 16 (23.88%) ISEB
3 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (47.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.49%) Nessus
1 1 (1.49%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.48%) HP
3 2 (2.99%) StreamBase
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) Maxymiser
4 1 (1.49%) Monetate
4 1 (1.49%) Omniture
4 1 (1.49%) Tealium
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + TRAINING + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified around £20,000 p/a
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago