The median annual salary for a Applications Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Tester
UK / England
Rank 809 892 892
Rank change year-on-year +83 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 14 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.031% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.032% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 41
Median salary £37,500 £58,750 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.17% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £31,900 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £95,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £60,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -39.58% +84.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Applications Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Tester in England

Applications Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Tester in England.

Salary trend for Applications Tester in England

Applications Tester
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Tester in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Tester in England

Applications Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 5 £40,000 -
South East +60 3 £37,500 +22.95%
Yorkshire +16 2 £35,250 -41.25%
North West -23 2 £21,500 -77.36% 2
London +60 1 £85,000 +126.66% 1
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Applications Tester
UK

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Applications 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 England region featuring Applications Tester in the job title.

1 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Mobile App
4 11 (25.58%) QA
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) JIRA
5 10 (23.26%) SDLC
6 9 (20.93%) Selenium
6 9 (20.93%) .NET
6 9 (20.93%) C#
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.28%) Information Security
8 7 (16.28%) ISEB
8 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.95%) HTML
9 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.95%) Validation
9 6 (13.95%) Logistics
9 6 (13.95%) Degree
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (11.63%) System Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Data Validation
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (11.63%) EDI
10 5 (11.63%) CSS
10 5 (11.63%) Windows

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
1 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) DTS
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) JIRA
2 9 (20.93%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) Metasploit
4 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.98%) JUnit
4 3 (6.98%) Protractor
4 3 (6.98%) TestNG
5 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) Appium
6 1 (2.33%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.33%) Gatling
6 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.33%) JMeter
6 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.63%) Front Office
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) EDI
4 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Behat
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) iPad
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) SDLC
4 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.28%) Information Security
5 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Logistics
6 6 (13.95%) Validation
7 5 (11.63%) Data Validation
7 5 (11.63%) System Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.30%) OWASP
9 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.98%) Migration
9 3 (6.98%) Open Source
9 3 (6.98%) User Stories
10 2 (4.65%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) ISEB
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.98%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CEH
6 1 (2.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Nessus
2 3 (6.98%) Core Impact
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) HP
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
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