The median annual salary for a Junior Tester was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 872 905
Rank change year-on-year +53 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 36 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.038% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.039% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 48
Median salary £26,500 £26,750 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.93% +4.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £20,650 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,750 £26,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year -7.47% +18.88%  

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 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Junior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
London +40 9 £30,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +19 6 £23,500 +11.90% 3
South West +12 6 £31,500 +31.25%
South East +30 5 £26,000 -5.45% 3
East of England -1 4 £24,500 -10.90%
Yorkshire +4 2 £24,000 +17.07%
North West -40 2 £24,500 +16.66%
Junior Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 28 (36.36%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) Degree
3 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
4 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (23.38%) .NET
6 17 (22.08%) Selenium
6 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
7 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
7 16 (20.78%) QA
8 14 (18.18%) ISTQB
8 14 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 13 (16.88%) SQL
10 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
10 12 (15.58%) Manual Testing
11 11 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (12.99%) Finance
12 10 (12.99%) C++
12 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
12 10 (12.99%) JIRA
13 9 (11.69%) iPad
14 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
14 8 (10.39%) Java
15 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
15 7 (9.09%) Mathematics
16 6 (7.79%) Ruby
16 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
16 6 (7.79%) WebDriver
16 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing
16 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
16 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) VoIP
2 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Selenium
2 10 (12.99%) JIRA
3 6 (7.79%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.60%) JMeter
6 2 (2.60%) JUnit
6 2 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.60%) RSpec
6 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.30%) AppScan
7 1 (1.30%) Capybara
7 1 (1.30%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.30%) Paros
7 1 (1.30%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.30%) WATIR
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Games
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Electronics
5 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.60%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) iPad
2 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) BBC
6 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
2 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 12 (15.58%) Manual Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 6 (7.79%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.49%) BDD
8 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.49%) Game Development
8 5 (6.49%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.49%) SDLC
8 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
9 4 (5.19%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Physics
9 4 (5.19%) System Testing
9 4 (5.19%) TDD
10 3 (3.90%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) C#
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 10 (12.99%) C++
4 8 (10.39%) Java
5 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) Ruby
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Degree
2 14 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 11 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) CEH
5 2 (2.60%) OSCP
6 1 (1.30%) CISA
6 1 (1.30%) CISM
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.30%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) GCIH
6 1 (1.30%) GPEN
6 1 (1.30%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.30%) OSCE
6 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.30%) Nessus
2 1 (1.30%) Nmap
2 1 (1.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) HP
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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