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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Tester
Rank 862 846 860
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 39 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.024% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 37
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £28,250 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -6.66%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Mobile Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 11 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 21 August 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 -11 37 £47,500 +5.55% 4
London -19 24 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Manchester +7 11 £75,000 +114.28%
North West -6 11 £75,000 +114.28%
City of London -14 4 - -
South East -20 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Reading - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Newport - 1 £32,000 -
South Wales - 1 £32,000 -
Wales - 1 £32,000 -

Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 47 (59.49%) Android
2 46 (58.23%) Apple iOS
3 37 (46.84%) QA
3 37 (46.84%) Mobile App
4 36 (45.57%) Selenium
5 29 (36.71%) Windows
6 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (32.91%) Java
7 26 (32.91%) Cucumber
8 25 (31.65%) Calabash
9 19 (24.05%) BDD
10 18 (22.78%) Automated Testing
11 17 (21.52%) C#
12 16 (20.25%) JUnit
13 15 (18.99%) Retail
13 15 (18.99%) Ruby
14 13 (16.46%) .NET
14 13 (16.46%) Manual Testing
14 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
14 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
14 13 (16.46%) Windows Phone
15 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
15 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (13.92%) SQL
16 11 (13.92%) Regression Testing
16 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
17 10 (12.66%) ISEB
17 10 (12.66%) Scrum
17 10 (12.66%) JIRA

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (7.59%) LTE
2 1 (1.27%) NAS
2 1 (1.27%) GPRS
2 1 (1.27%) GSM
2 1 (1.27%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.27%) UMTS
2 1 (1.27%) WCDMA
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) 3G
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) HSDPA
2 1 (1.27%) 2G
2 1 (1.27%) HSUPA
2 1 (1.27%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (45.57%) Selenium
2 26 (32.91%) Cucumber
3 25 (31.65%) Calabash
4 16 (20.25%) JUnit
5 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
5 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
6 10 (12.66%) JIRA
7 9 (11.39%) Hudson
8 8 (10.13%) NUnit
9 7 (8.86%) TeamCity
9 7 (8.86%) Robotium
10 6 (7.59%) MSTest
10 6 (7.59%) TestNG
10 6 (7.59%) JMeter
11 4 (5.06%) Xcode
11 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
12 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
13 2 (2.53%) JBehave
13 2 (2.53%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (18.99%) Retail
2 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
3 7 (8.86%) XML
4 5 (6.33%) XSLT
4 5 (6.33%) HTML
5 4 (5.06%) CSS
5 4 (5.06%) Web Services
6 3 (3.80%) XHTML
6 3 (3.80%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) Middleware
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.27%) CSS3
8 1 (1.27%) RESTful
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.84%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.33%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (6.33%) Handset
3 3 (3.80%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.27%) IPTV
5 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Social Network
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 47 (59.49%) Android
2 46 (58.23%) Apple iOS
3 29 (36.71%) Windows
4 13 (16.46%) Windows Phone
5 8 (10.13%) Linux
6 4 (5.06%) UNIX
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) BDD
3 18 (22.78%) Automated Testing
4 13 (16.46%) Manual Testing
5 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (13.92%) Regression Testing
6 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.66%) Scrum
8 9 (11.39%) TDD
9 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Test Scripting
10 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.33%) Web Testing
12 5 (6.33%) OO
12 5 (6.33%) Logistics
13 4 (5.06%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) C#
3 15 (18.99%) Ruby
4 11 (13.92%) SQL
5 7 (8.86%) Python
6 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.33%) VB
8 4 (5.06%) PHP
9 3 (3.80%) Perl
9 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.80%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) ISEB
2 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.86%) Degree
3 7 (8.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (46.84%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
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