Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Tester
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 345 420
Rank change year-on-year +29 +75 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 6 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.043% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.045% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 8
City of London median annual salary £27,500 £23,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% -21.67% -31.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £30,625 £25,750 £43,750
Central London median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% -5.00% -31.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Junior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Junior Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Tester in the City of London

Junior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Tester in the City of London.

Salary trend for Junior Tester in the City of London

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Junior Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Junior Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (83.33%) Gatling
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JMeter
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Grails
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Junior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Gatling
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) JMeter
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Grails
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 4 (66.67%) Groovy
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software