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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Tester
Rank 862 884 853
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 42 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.030% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.032% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 22
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £25,000 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £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 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Mobile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 15 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 5 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +49 42 £37,500 +7.14% 10
London +18 30 £45,000 +20.00% 7
City of London +38 7 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Midlands - 6 £28,750 -
Warwick - 6 £28,750 -
Warwickshire - 6 £28,750 -
South East +22 4 £32,500 +25.00%
Surrey - 4 £32,500 -
Epsom - 4 £32,500 -
North West -11 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Chester - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -

Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 57 (67.86%) Apple iOS
2 56 (66.67%) Android
3 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (42.86%) QA
4 36 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 29 (34.52%) Cucumber
6 28 (33.33%) Calabash
7 27 (32.14%) Java
8 26 (30.95%) Manual Testing
8 26 (30.95%) Appium
9 23 (27.38%) Selenium
10 20 (23.81%) BDD
10 20 (23.81%) Automation Testing
11 16 (19.05%) Ruby
12 15 (17.86%) JIRA
12 15 (17.86%) Regression Testing
13 14 (16.67%) Windows
14 12 (14.29%) Python
14 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 10 (11.90%) TDD
15 10 (11.90%) CSS
15 10 (11.90%) C#
15 10 (11.90%) HTML
15 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
15 10 (11.90%) Degree
15 10 (11.90%) Automated Testing
16 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
17 8 (9.52%) JUnit
17 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
18 7 (8.33%) Games

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (1.19%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) GSM
2 4 (4.76%) GPRS
3 1 (1.19%) 3G
3 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.19%) Wireless
3 1 (1.19%) 2G
3 1 (1.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) Cucumber
2 28 (33.33%) Calabash
3 26 (30.95%) Appium
4 23 (27.38%) Selenium
5 15 (17.86%) JIRA
6 8 (9.52%) JUnit
7 7 (8.33%) Hudson
7 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 6 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.95%) Xcode
10 4 (4.76%) Bugzilla
10 4 (4.76%) SpecFlow
10 4 (4.76%) Robotium
11 3 (3.57%) RSpec
11 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
11 3 (3.57%) JMeter
11 3 (3.57%) Android Studio
11 3 (3.57%) Robot Framework
12 2 (2.38%) eggPlant
12 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (8.33%) Games
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) HTML
1 10 (11.90%) CSS
2 4 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) JSON
4 1 (1.19%) Django
4 1 (1.19%) jQuery
4 1 (1.19%) REST
4 1 (1.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.19%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) User Experience
3 6 (7.14%) iPhone
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.95%) iPad
5 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.38%) Online Games
6 2 (2.38%) Social Media
7 1 (1.19%) DTV
7 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.19%) Handset
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.86%) Apple iOS
2 56 (66.67%) Android
3 14 (16.67%) Windows
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Phone
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (3.57%) Linux
8 2 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Manual Testing
3 20 (23.81%) BDD
3 20 (23.81%) Automation Testing
4 15 (17.86%) Regression Testing
5 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
6 10 (11.90%) TDD
6 10 (11.90%) Automated Testing
7 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Web Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Project Management
10 5 (5.95%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Scrum
10 5 (5.95%) Mobile Development
11 4 (4.76%) Information Security
11 4 (4.76%) OO
11 4 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) Java
2 16 (19.05%) Ruby
3 12 (14.29%) Python
4 10 (11.90%) C#
5 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.95%) SQL
6 5 (5.95%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.76%) C
7 4 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) Korn
9 1 (1.19%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) GIAC
4 1 (1.19%) CEH
4 1 (1.19%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.19%) Apple
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