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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Tester
Rank 794 834 854
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 92 68 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.061% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.065% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 63 61 37
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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
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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 +20 84 £25,000 +11.11% 12
London +8 28 £26,500 +4.95% 6
South East -7 18 £26,500 +17.77% 1
Yorkshire -25 16 £21,500 +13.15%
Berkshire +18 11 £26,500 +17.77% 1
South Yorkshire - 9 £21,500 -
Sheffield - 9 £21,500 -
South West -6 7 £20,250 -4.70% 1
West Yorkshire -22 7 £20,500 +7.89%
Surrey -4 6 £30,500 +10.90%
Leeds -5 6 £25,000 -3.84%
West Midlands -7 6 £21,750 +1.16% 1
Newbury - 6 £26,500 -
Staffordshire - 6 £21,750 - 1
Bristol +6 5 £20,250 +1.25%
Reading +5 5 £19,000 -15.55% 1
North West -8 5 - - 1
Manchester -9 5 - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £30,500 -
Scotland -1 4 - -
Wales - 4 £22,250 - 1
South Wales - 4 £22,250 - 1
Stafford - 4 £23,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
East of England -42 3 £25,000 +19.04% 1
Hertfordshire -11 2 £24,750 +17.85% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £20,250 -
Somerset - 2 £22,500 - 1
Cwmbran - 2 £22,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £22,000 - 1

Junior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 91 (52.00%) Degree
2 69 (39.43%) QA
3 49 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 45 (25.71%) SQL
5 35 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
7 33 (18.86%) System Testing
8 31 (17.71%) Computer Science
9 29 (16.57%) CISSP
10 28 (16.00%) Regression Testing
11 27 (15.43%) Retail
11 27 (15.43%) ISEB
12 24 (13.71%) Cyber Security
12 24 (13.71%) Banking
12 24 (13.71%) Finance
13 23 (13.14%) Risk Management
13 23 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (13.14%) CISA
13 23 (13.14%) MS Excel
13 23 (13.14%) ITIL
13 23 (13.14%) Windows
13 23 (13.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (12.00%) Manual Testing
14 21 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (12.00%) Selenium
14 21 (12.00%) PRINCE2
15 18 (10.29%) Oracle
16 17 (9.71%) ISTQB
17 16 (9.14%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (9.14%) SQL Server

Junior Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 23 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.00%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.71%) Internet
2 3 (1.71%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) IPsec
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) SMTP
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.00%) Selenium
2 6 (3.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (3.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.86%) InstallShield
4 4 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.71%) TestComplete
5 3 (1.71%) NUnit
6 2 (1.14%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.14%) WatiN
6 2 (1.14%) JIRA
6 2 (1.14%) Calabash
7 1 (0.57%) UltraEdit
7 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.57%) Concordion
7 1 (0.57%) Behat
7 1 (0.57%) Capybara
7 1 (0.57%) JBehave
7 1 (0.57%) RSpec
7 1 (0.57%) Flex Builder
General
1 27 (15.43%) Retail
2 24 (13.71%) Banking
2 24 (13.71%) Finance
3 8 (4.57%) Electronics
4 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.71%) Law
6 2 (1.14%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.57%) XML
2 9 (5.14%) HTML
3 6 (3.43%) .NET
4 5 (2.86%) CSS
4 5 (2.86%) jQuery
5 4 (2.29%) Flash
6 1 (0.57%) WinForms
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.57%) Web Services
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.57%) HTML5
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 21 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.29%) User Experience
5 3 (1.71%) Spread Betting
5 3 (1.71%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.14%) Derivative
6 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.14%) Windows
2 10 (5.71%) Android
3 9 (5.14%) Linux
4 6 (3.43%) AIX
4 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.86%) UNIX
6 4 (2.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.00%) Software Testing
2 35 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.86%) System Testing
4 28 (16.00%) Regression Testing
5 24 (13.71%) Cyber Security
6 23 (13.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (13.14%) Risk Management
6 23 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (13.14%) ITIL
7 21 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 21 (12.00%) Manual Testing
8 16 (9.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (8.57%) Automated Testing
9 15 (8.57%) Test Scripting
10 13 (7.43%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (6.86%) Performance Testing
12 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.29%) Automation Testing
13 10 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
14 9 (5.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.71%) SQL
2 13 (7.43%) Java
3 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.14%) C#
4 9 (5.14%) Ruby
5 8 (4.57%) Python
5 8 (4.57%) Perl
6 7 (4.00%) C++
7 5 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 91 (52.00%) Degree
2 29 (16.57%) CISSP
3 27 (15.43%) ISEB
4 23 (13.14%) CISA
5 17 (9.71%) ISTQB
6 8 (4.57%) CEH
7 5 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (2.29%) HNC
8 4 (2.29%) HND
9 2 (1.14%) OSCP
9 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (39.43%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Nmap
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Nessus
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.43%) LogRhythm
4 4 (2.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.71%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) Apple
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k + pkg
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 35K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Aston Carter
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum many benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago