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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Tester
Rank 848 865 904
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 48 76 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.070% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.073% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 45 68 48
Median salary £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £20,750 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +6.38%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 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 27 September 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 43 £23,500 -6.00% 12
London +41 16 £27,750 -2.63% 4
South East +25 11 £26,500 +6.00% 3
West Midlands -11 11 £20,000 -12.08% 2
Birmingham - 9 £20,000 - 1
City of London +43 5 £23,500 -9.61% 1
Oxfordshire +3 5 £23,000 -8.00% 1
East of England +6 4 £23,500 -21.66% 3
Scotland +26 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £30,000 - 1
Brighton - 3 £30,000 - 1
Wales +8 2 £20,500 -2.38% 1
Cambridge +1 2 £25,500 -15.00%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £25,500 -15.00%
Swansea -16 2 £20,500 +2.50% 1
West Wales -17 2 £20,500 +2.50% 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Surrey +14 1 £26,500 +6.00%
Berkshire +9 1 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Woking +4 1 £26,500 -1.85%
Hampshire +2 1 £27,500 -
Staffordshire +1 1 £25,000 +38.88%
Warwickshire +1 1 £21,000 -6.66%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £20,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £23,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £21,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £20,000 -
Southampton - 1 £27,500 -

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 48 (57.14%) QA
2 31 (36.90%) Degree
3 30 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 26 (30.95%) Manual Testing
5 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.62%) ISTQB
6 19 (22.62%) ISEB
6 19 (22.62%) SQL
7 17 (20.24%) Windows
8 16 (19.05%) Selenium
8 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 15 (17.86%) Automated Testing
10 14 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
11 13 (15.48%) JIRA
11 13 (15.48%) Finance
11 13 (15.48%) C#
12 12 (14.29%) Perl
12 12 (14.29%) Python
13 11 (13.10%) Unix
13 11 (13.10%) Regression Testing
13 11 (13.10%) Games
13 11 (13.10%) Automotive
13 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
13 11 (13.10%) SDLC
13 11 (13.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
14 10 (11.90%) Automation Testing
14 10 (11.90%) Functional Testing
15 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
15 9 (10.71%) Game Development

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 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Optimost
1 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) VoIP
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Selenium
2 13 (15.48%) JIRA
3 6 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.95%) InstallShield
5 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.57%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.38%) TestLink
8 1 (1.19%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.19%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.19%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.19%) Subversion
8 1 (1.19%) TestRail
8 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Automotive
2 11 (13.10%) Games
3 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.95%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) XML
2 7 (8.33%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) CSS
3 6 (7.14%) HTML
4 5 (5.95%) Ajax
5 4 (4.76%) HTML5
5 4 (4.76%) jQuery
5 4 (4.76%) JSON
5 4 (4.76%) SOAP
6 3 (3.57%) Classic ASP
6 3 (3.57%) CSS3
6 3 (3.57%) OAuth
6 3 (3.57%) RESTful
7 2 (2.38%) Web Services
8 1 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.95%) Social Media
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.38%) Online Games
6 1 (1.19%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Unix
3 9 (10.71%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Solaris
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.19%) AIX
6 1 (1.19%) HPUX
6 1 (1.19%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 26 (30.95%) Manual Testing
3 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.86%) Automated Testing
6 14 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
7 11 (13.10%) Regression Testing
7 11 (13.10%) SDLC
7 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
8 10 (11.90%) Automation Testing
8 10 (11.90%) Functional Testing
9 9 (10.71%) Game Development
9 9 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (7.14%) Project Planning
11 6 (7.14%) Web Testing
12 5 (5.95%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.95%) Time Management
13 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) SQL
2 13 (15.48%) C#
3 12 (14.29%) Perl
3 12 (14.29%) Python
4 7 (8.33%) C++
5 6 (7.14%) C
5 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.14%) Ruby
6 4 (4.76%) Java
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (36.90%) Degree
2 19 (22.62%) ISEB
2 19 (22.62%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.19%) Nessus
1 1 (1.19%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.57%) HP
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe
3 1 (1.19%) Maxymiser
3 1 (1.19%) Monetate
3 1 (1.19%) Omniture
3 1 (1.19%) StreamBase
3 1 (1.19%) Tealium
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