The first table below looks at the demand for the Trainee Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Trainee Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee Tester
Rank 904 874 894
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee Tester 9 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 2
Average salary £23,000 £19,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £16,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Trainee Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Trainee Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Trainee Tester
Salary Trend

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

Trainee Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Trainee Tester
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(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 -22 9 £23,000 +9.52% 1
South East +13 4 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Reading - 4 £22,500 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £22,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £23,500 -
North West - 2 £24,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £23,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £23,500 -
South West - 1 £20,000 -
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £24,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £20,000 -

Trainee Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Trainee 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 Trainee Tester in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) VB
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) VB6
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Opsview
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Electronics
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (6.25%) System Testing

Trainee Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Trainee 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 Trainee Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) VB
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Opsview
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
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