The median annual salary for a Junior Test Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Junior Test Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 934 958
Rank change year-on-year +93 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Test Engineer 17 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.020% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 17
Median salary £25,500 £27,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% +14.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year -3.77% +17.77%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Junior Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Test Engineer in the UK

Junior Test Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Test Engineer in the UK

Junior Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Test Engineer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Test Engineer in the UK

Junior Test Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +101 16 £25,500 -7.27% 3
South East +56 10 £25,000 +5.26% 2
Hampshire +21 7 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Basingstoke - 6 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire +30 3 £25,500 -3.77%
West Yorkshire +26 3 £25,500 -3.77%
Leeds +21 3 £25,500 -3.77%
Reading - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £35,000 -
London +73 1 £32,000 -14.66%
Surrey +51 1 £62,500 +127.27%
West Midlands +39 1 £32,500 +71.05%
South West +27 1 - -
Southampton +19 1 £32,500 +36.84% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Junior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Junior Test Engineer 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 Junior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Degree
1 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
2 14 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Selenium
5 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Information Governance
7 7 (25.00%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) Big Data
7 7 (25.00%) RESTful
7 7 (25.00%) BDD
7 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 7 (25.00%) Secure Coding
8 6 (21.43%) SDLC
8 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
9 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.86%) OOP
9 5 (17.86%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) C#
10 3 (10.71%) Python
10 3 (10.71%) QA
11 2 (7.14%) Web Testing

Junior Test Engineer 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Big Data
1 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) RESTful
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) BDD
5 7 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 7 (25.00%) Open Source
5 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Secure Coding
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (21.43%) SDLC
7 5 (17.86%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) OOP
7 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
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