The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Trainee Tester
Rank 873 896 877
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee Tester 10 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 9
Average salary £22,750 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £20,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,050 £25,200
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -6.25%

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%

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
Salary Histogram

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

Trainee Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Trainee Tester
Top 13 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 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 +35 10 £22,750 +1.11% 2
East of England - 4 £21,500 -
Watford - 4 £21,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £21,500 -
London - 3 £24,000 -
South East +3 2 £19,000 -15.55% 2
Manchester +16 1 £24,000 -1.03%
Berkshire +1 1 £24,000 +6.66%
North West -2 1 £24,000 -1.03%
Reading -12 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Abingdon - 1 £14,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £14,000 - 2
City of London - 1 £35,000 -

Trainee Tester
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (92.86%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Nessus
4 4 (28.57%) Nmap
4 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Games
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) Physics
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) QA
6 1 (7.14%) Qualys
6 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (7.14%) Game Development
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

Trainee Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Physics
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
1 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
1 1 (7.14%) Game Development
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Nessus
2 4 (28.57%) Nmap
3 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Qualys
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