The median annual salary for a Trainee Tester was £21,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Trainee Tester
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 951 964
Rank change year-on-year +92 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Trainee Tester 2 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.011% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 7
Median salary £21,750 £18,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £21,750 £17,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +27.94% -29.16%  

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 83193 100058 106919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69089 83978 87229
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Trainee Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Trainee Tester in the UK

Trainee Tester
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Trainee Tester in the UK

Trainee Tester
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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 +87 1 £20,000 +11.11%
Swansea - 1 £23,500 -
Manchester - 1 £20,000 -
West Wales - 1 £23,500 -
North West - 1 £20,000 -
Wales - 1 £23,500 -

Trainee Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Trainee 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 Trainee Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection

Trainee 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:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle