The median annual salary for a Junior Tester was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Tester
UK / England
Rank 785 861 869
Rank change year-on-year +76 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Tester 42 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.064% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 38 59 58
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,500 £27,800
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £22,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  

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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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%  

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 23 March 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 23 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 East +64 23 £25,500 +13.33% 3
London +76 8 £36,250 -3.33% 2
West Midlands +33 5 £20,000 +5.26% 2
South West +24 3 £22,500 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire +19 2 £32,500 +51.16%
North West -17 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Junior Tester
UK

Junior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 30 (33.71%) C#
2 30 (33.71%) SQL Server
3 29 (32.58%) ISTQB
4 28 (31.46%) .NET
5 25 (28.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 24 (26.97%) Degree
6 24 (26.97%) QA
7 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
8 19 (21.35%) SQL
9 18 (20.22%) Selenium
10 17 (19.10%) Test Scripting
11 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
11 14 (15.73%) Automated Testing
12 11 (12.36%) JIRA
13 10 (11.24%) Manual Testing
13 10 (11.24%) Finance
13 10 (11.24%) Automation Testing
14 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
14 9 (10.11%) Defect Tracking
14 9 (10.11%) Web Testing
15 8 (8.99%) WebDriver
16 7 (7.87%) SDLC
16 7 (7.87%) Regression Testing
16 7 (7.87%) CSS
17 6 (6.74%) HTML
17 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
17 6 (6.74%) ISEB
17 6 (6.74%) iPad

Junior 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 3 (3.37%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Selenium
2 11 (12.36%) JIRA
3 8 (8.99%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.25%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.12%) Appium
6 1 (1.12%) JMeter
6 1 (1.12%) TestRail
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Games
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Local Government
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) .NET
2 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.87%) CSS
4 6 (6.74%) HTML
5 4 (4.49%) jQuery
6 3 (3.37%) Ajax
6 3 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (3.37%) XML
7 2 (2.25%) CSS3
7 2 (2.25%) HTML5
7 2 (2.25%) JSON
7 2 (2.25%) XHTML
8 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.12%) SOAP
8 1 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.12%) Web Services
8 1 (1.12%) WSDL
8 1 (1.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) iPad
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Vista
2 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) Test Scripting
3 14 (15.73%) Automated Testing
3 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
4 10 (11.24%) Automation Testing
4 10 (11.24%) Manual Testing
5 9 (10.11%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (10.11%) Web Testing
6 7 (7.87%) Regression Testing
6 7 (7.87%) SDLC
7 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
7 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Functional Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Game Development
8 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.62%) System Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Information Security
9 4 (4.49%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.49%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) C#
2 19 (21.35%) SQL
3 5 (5.62%) C++
3 5 (5.62%) Java
3 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.49%) Ruby
5 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) ISTQB
2 25 (28.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (26.97%) Degree
4 6 (6.74%) ISEB
5 4 (4.49%) OSCP
6 3 (3.37%) CEH
7 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) SAP
3 1 (1.12%) HP
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle
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Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + health,pension,travel
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum 6 monthly salary review
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago