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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trainee Tester
Rank 933 933 916
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee Tester 2 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 21
Average salary £17,500 £32,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £26,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £32,500 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £17,000 £32,500 £19,000
% change year-on-year
-47.69% +71.05%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016. 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 +18 2 £17,500 -46.15% 1
Coalville - 1 £17,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £17,000 - 1
London - 1 £18,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £17,000 - 1

Trainee Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing

Trainee Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
Coalville, Leicestershire
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Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + 25 days hol+ pension
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