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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Tester
Rank 862 853 849
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 32 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.022% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.024% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 36
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+48.48% +10.00%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 September 2014 within the UK.

Mobile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 12 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 September 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 +14 31 £50,000 +11.11% 4
London -9 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester - 8 £75,000 -
North West - 8 £75,000 -
South East -6 3 £47,500 +15.15% 2
City of London -5 2 - -
Reading - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Basingstoke -4 1 £41,000 -0.60% 2
Hampshire -9 1 £41,000 -0.60% 2
Bristol - 1 £35,000 - 1
South West - 1 £35,000 - 2

Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 48 (62.34%) Apple iOS
2 46 (59.74%) Android
3 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (51.95%) QA
5 34 (44.16%) Selenium
6 33 (42.86%) Mobile App
7 30 (38.96%) Cucumber
8 27 (35.06%) Calabash
9 26 (33.77%) Windows
10 21 (27.27%) Java
11 20 (25.97%) BDD
12 18 (23.38%) Manual Testing
13 17 (22.08%) JUnit
14 16 (20.78%) Automated Testing
15 15 (19.48%) Retail
16 14 (18.18%) Ruby
17 13 (16.88%) JIRA
17 13 (16.88%) C#
17 13 (16.88%) Windows Phone
18 12 (15.58%) .NET
18 12 (15.58%) Penetration Testing
18 12 (15.58%) Regression Testing
19 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
19 11 (14.29%) Test Automation
19 11 (14.29%) TDD
20 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
20 10 (12.99%) WebDriver
21 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
21 9 (11.69%) Integration Testing
21 9 (11.69%) ISTQB

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) LTE
2 1 (1.30%) 3G
2 1 (1.30%) GPRS
2 1 (1.30%) GSM
2 1 (1.30%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.30%) UMTS
2 1 (1.30%) WCDMA
2 1 (1.30%) HSDPA
2 1 (1.30%) 2G
2 1 (1.30%) Wireless
2 1 (1.30%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) HSPA
2 1 (1.30%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) MySQL
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Selenium
2 30 (38.96%) Cucumber
3 27 (35.06%) Calabash
4 17 (22.08%) JUnit
5 13 (16.88%) JIRA
6 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 10 (12.99%) WebDriver
8 8 (10.39%) NUnit
8 8 (10.39%) Hudson
9 7 (9.09%) Robotium
10 6 (7.79%) MSTest
10 6 (7.79%) TestNG
10 6 (7.79%) TeamCity
11 5 (6.49%) JMeter
11 5 (6.49%) Xcode
12 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
13 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
13 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
14 2 (2.60%) JBehave
14 2 (2.60%) Maven
General
1 15 (19.48%) Retail
2 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Finance
5 2 (2.60%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) .NET
2 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
2 8 (10.39%) Gherkin
3 5 (6.49%) XML
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) Web Services
5 3 (3.90%) Middleware
5 3 (3.90%) XSLT
5 3 (3.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.60%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) XHTML
7 1 (1.30%) RESTful
7 1 (1.30%) REST
7 1 (1.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Handset
3 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) IPTV
5 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) Blog
5 1 (1.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 48 (62.34%) Apple iOS
2 46 (59.74%) Android
3 26 (33.77%) Windows
4 13 (16.88%) Windows Phone
5 8 (10.39%) Linux
6 4 (5.19%) UNIX
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) BDD
3 18 (23.38%) Manual Testing
4 16 (20.78%) Automated Testing
5 12 (15.58%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (15.58%) Regression Testing
6 11 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.29%) TDD
7 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.69%) Integration Testing
7 9 (11.69%) Scrum
8 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.19%) Web Testing
12 4 (5.19%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) Ruby
3 13 (16.88%) C#
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 6 (7.79%) Python
6 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) VB
8 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) Groovy
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
1 9 (11.69%) ISEB
2 7 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (51.95%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Xamarin
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