The median annual salary for an Applications Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Application Tester
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 895 935
Rank change year-on-year +45 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Tester 22 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.031% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 35
Median salary £40,000 £33,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.30% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £54,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Tester in the UK

Applications Tester
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Tester in the UK

Applications Tester
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Tester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Tester in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +43 20 £40,000 +20.30% 1
London +24 10 £50,000 +42.85% 1
South West - 3 £40,000 -
North West -39 2 - -
East of England - 2 £32,750 -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland - 2 £35,000 -
City of London - 2 £42,500 -
Leeds - 2 £24,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,750 -
South East +54 1 £43,000 +7.50%
East Sussex - 1 £43,000 -
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £28,000 -
Watford - 1 £37,500 -
Bath - 1 £35,000 -

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Applications Tester in the job title.

1 24 (63.16%) Test Automation
2 21 (55.26%) Selenium
3 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) CSS
5 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 15 (39.47%) QA
6 15 (39.47%) TestNG
7 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
7 13 (34.21%) Java
8 12 (31.58%) .NET
8 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
9 11 (28.95%) SDLC
9 11 (28.95%) SQL
9 11 (28.95%) C#
10 9 (23.68%) Protractor
10 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (23.68%) Open Source
10 9 (23.68%) Jasmine
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.68%) JUnit
10 9 (23.68%) Degree
11 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
11 8 (21.05%) Retail
11 8 (21.05%) Appium
12 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
13 6 (15.79%) System Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Node.js
13 6 (15.79%) HTML5
13 6 (15.79%) GitHub

Applications Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (5.26%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) Selenium
2 15 (39.47%) TestNG
3 9 (23.68%) Jasmine
3 9 (23.68%) JUnit
3 9 (23.68%) Protractor
4 8 (21.05%) Appium
5 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.79%) Maven
6 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.89%) JMeter
7 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.63%) Gatling
8 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) CSS
1 17 (44.74%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 6 (15.79%) HTML5
3 6 (15.79%) jQuery
3 6 (15.79%) Node.js
3 6 (15.79%) React
3 6 (15.79%) React Native
3 6 (15.79%) Underscore.js
3 6 (15.79%) XHTML
4 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) Behat
5 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Test Automation
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
4 11 (28.95%) SDLC
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) Open Source
6 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Facilities Management
8 6 (15.79%) System Testing
9 4 (10.53%) OWASP
10 3 (7.89%) BDD
10 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (7.89%) User Stories
11 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Software Delivery
11 2 (5.26%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
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