The median annual salary for a Applications Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Tester
England / South East
Rank 386 455 451
Rank change year-on-year +69 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.016% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.016% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 13
Median salary £37,500 £30,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.95% +15.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £60,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -41.66% +87.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Tester in the South East

Applications Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Applications Tester in the South East

Applications Tester
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Tester in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Tester in the South East

Applications Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Surrey - 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £21,000 -
Applications Tester
England

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region featuring Applications Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (12.50%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft