Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1038 1113 1127
Rank change year-on-year +75 +14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 110 76 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.043% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.044% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 92 79 130
England median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £36,175 £32,500 £40,000
UK median annual salary £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00% +2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Junior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Tester in England

Junior Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Junior Tester in England

Junior Tester
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Tester in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Tester in England

Junior 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 Junior Tester within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 31 £29,500 +6.31%
South East +54 28 £31,500 +23.53% 3
Midlands +36 18 £21,250 +6.25% 2
West Midlands +20 17 £20,000 - 2
East of England +22 14 £26,500 +12.77%
North of England - 10 £22,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 9 £22,500 -
South West +36 8 £35,000 -
East Midlands +31 1 £22,500 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Junior Tester
UK

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Junior Tester in the job title.

1 55 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 46 (41.82%) QA
3 43 (39.09%) SQL
4 41 (37.27%) Software Testing
5 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (32.73%) Degree
7 30 (27.27%) Manual Testing
7 30 (27.27%) JIRA
8 29 (26.36%) Selenium
9 25 (22.73%) Java
10 22 (20.00%) C#
11 21 (19.09%) HTML
11 21 (19.09%) Computer Science
12 18 (16.36%) Finance
13 17 (15.45%) Regression Testing
13 17 (15.45%) Defect Tracking
13 17 (15.45%) Mobile App
14 15 (13.64%) ISTQB
15 13 (11.82%) Validation
15 13 (11.82%) WebDriver
16 12 (10.91%) Functional Testing
16 12 (10.91%) C++
17 11 (10.00%) C
17 11 (10.00%) Python
17 11 (10.00%) Scala
17 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
18 10 (9.09%) .NET
18 10 (9.09%) Scrum
19 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence

Junior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (8.18%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.91%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Firewall
1 3 (2.73%) Internet
1 3 (2.73%) VoIP
1 3 (2.73%) Wireless
2 1 (0.91%) FTP
2 1 (0.91%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) JIRA
2 29 (26.36%) Selenium
3 13 (11.82%) WebDriver
4 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.36%) Gatling
5 7 (6.36%) JMeter
6 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.55%) NUnit
8 3 (2.73%) AppScan
8 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.73%) Metasploit
8 3 (2.73%) Paros
8 3 (2.73%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.73%) Subversion
8 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.82%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.82%) JUnit
10 1 (0.91%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.91%) WATIR
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Games
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) HTML
2 10 (9.09%) .NET
3 9 (8.18%) CSS
4 7 (6.36%) XML
5 5 (4.55%) Grails
5 5 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.64%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.64%) REST
6 4 (3.64%) Web Services
7 3 (2.73%) JSON
8 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.82%) SOAP
9 1 (0.91%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.91%) CSS3
9 1 (0.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Computer Science
2 17 (15.45%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.36%) BBC
5 5 (4.55%) User Experience
6 3 (2.73%) Fintech
6 3 (2.73%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) Android
1 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.73%) Kali Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 41 (37.27%) Software Testing
3 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 17 (15.45%) Defect Tracking
5 17 (15.45%) Regression Testing
6 13 (11.82%) Validation
7 12 (10.91%) Functional Testing
8 11 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Scrum
10 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.18%) OO
11 8 (7.27%) Exploratory Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Game Development
11 8 (7.27%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.36%) Mathematics
13 6 (5.45%) BDD
13 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.45%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) SQL
2 25 (22.73%) Java
3 22 (20.00%) C#
4 12 (10.91%) C++
5 11 (10.00%) C
5 11 (10.00%) Python
5 11 (10.00%) Scala
6 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.45%) Ruby
8 5 (4.55%) Groovy
9 3 (2.73%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (32.73%) Degree
2 15 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.55%) ISEB
4 3 (2.73%) CEH
4 3 (2.73%) CISA
4 3 (2.73%) CISM
4 3 (2.73%) CISSP
4 3 (2.73%) CREST Certified
4 3 (2.73%) GCIH
4 3 (2.73%) GPEN
4 3 (2.73%) GWAPT
4 3 (2.73%) OSCE
4 3 (2.73%) OSCP
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (41.82%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Fortify
1 3 (2.73%) Nessus
1 3 (2.73%) Nmap
1 3 (2.73%) WebInspect
2 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.91%) HP
2 1 (0.91%) SAP
2 1 (0.91%) Telerik
2 1 (0.91%) TOWER Software