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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trainee Tester
Rank 896 896 875
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee Tester 3 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.009% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% +4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -2.22%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 5 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 December 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 -10 3 £32,500 +38.29% 1
Berkshire +15 2 £32,500 +42.85% 1
Reading -4 2 £32,500 +38.29% 1
South East -7 2 £32,500 +42.85% 1
London -7 1 £30,000 +25.00%

Trainee Tester
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) RSpec
3 1 (12.50%) JBehave
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Concordion
3 1 (12.50%) Behat
3 1 (12.50%) ATDD
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing

Trainee Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
1 1 (12.50%) RSpec
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Concordion
1 1 (12.50%) Behat
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) OOP
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
1 1 (12.50%) BDD
1 1 (12.50%) ATDD
1 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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