The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Tester
Rank 837 867 863
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 46 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.034% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.036% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,000 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Tester over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Mobile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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 +43 46 £40,000 +14.28% 4
London +52 37 £45,000 +13.20% 1
City of London +44 8 £50,000 - 1
South East +7 4 £32,500 +25.00%
Epsom - 4 £32,500 -
Surrey - 4 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £28,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £28,750 -
Warwick - 2 £28,750 -
North West -1 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £31,500 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £31,500 - 2
Chester - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £31,500 - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £30,000 -

Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mobile 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 Mobile Tester in their job title.

1 53 (62.35%) Android
1 53 (62.35%) Apple iOS
2 40 (47.06%) QA
2 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (43.53%) Mobile App
4 30 (35.29%) Java
5 29 (34.12%) Cucumber
6 28 (32.94%) Appium
7 27 (31.76%) Calabash
7 27 (31.76%) Manual Testing
7 27 (31.76%) Selenium
8 21 (24.71%) BDD
9 19 (22.35%) Automation Testing
10 17 (20.00%) JIRA
11 16 (18.82%) Ruby
12 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
13 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
13 12 (14.12%) C#
13 12 (14.12%) Windows
13 12 (14.12%) Python
14 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
14 11 (12.94%) Degree
15 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
16 9 (10.59%) Automated Testing
16 9 (10.59%) Software Testing
16 9 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (10.59%) Games
16 9 (10.59%) HTML
16 9 (10.59%) CSS
17 8 (9.41%) TDD

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mobile 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 Mobile Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) GSM
2 4 (4.71%) GPRS
3 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.18%) Wireless
3 1 (1.18%) 2G
3 1 (1.18%) 3G
3 1 (1.18%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Cucumber
2 28 (32.94%) Appium
3 27 (31.76%) Calabash
3 27 (31.76%) Selenium
4 17 (20.00%) JIRA
5 8 (9.41%) WebDriver
6 7 (8.24%) JUnit
6 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.24%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.06%) Hudson
8 5 (5.88%) Xcode
9 4 (4.71%) Android Studio
9 4 (4.71%) Robotium
9 4 (4.71%) Robot Framework
9 4 (4.71%) Bugzilla
10 3 (3.53%) RSpec
10 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.53%) JMeter
10 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.53%) eggPlant
General
1 9 (10.59%) Games
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) HTML
1 9 (10.59%) CSS
2 4 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (3.53%) Middleware
3 3 (3.53%) REST
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
4 1 (1.18%) Django
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (1.18%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.53%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.24%) User Experience
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) iPhone
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) iPad
5 3 (3.53%) Online Games
6 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.18%) Handset
7 1 (1.18%) DTV
7 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 53 (62.35%) Android
1 53 (62.35%) Apple iOS
2 12 (14.12%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.53%) Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (2.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) Manual Testing
3 21 (24.71%) BDD
4 19 (22.35%) Automation Testing
5 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
6 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
7 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 9 (10.59%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.59%) Software Testing
9 9 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (9.41%) TDD
11 7 (8.24%) Scrum
12 6 (7.06%) Mobile Development
12 6 (7.06%) Project Management
12 6 (7.06%) Web Testing
13 5 (5.88%) Performance Testing
14 4 (4.71%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
14 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) Java
2 16 (18.82%) Ruby
3 12 (14.12%) C#
3 12 (14.12%) Python
4 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.88%) C++
5 5 (5.88%) SQL
6 4 (4.71%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.53%) C
8 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) Korn
9 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.71%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) CEH
4 1 (1.18%) GIAC
4 1 (1.18%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.18%) Apple
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