The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 206 - 225
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.060% - 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% - 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +2.63%
Senior QA Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior QA Tester
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester across the Berkshire region.

Senior QA Tester Salary Trend in Berkshire

Senior QA Tester
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
Senior QA Tester
South East

Senior QA Tester
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior QA Tester in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
3 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft