The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
South East / Berkshire
Rank 184 231 207
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.019% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.020% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Median salary £52,500 £75,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £75,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
3514 5051 5071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.54% 95.81% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2742 4113 3650
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Berkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Reading +33 3 £52,500 -30.00%
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Senior 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 Berkshire region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Scrum
2 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) Performance Testing
3 18 (75.00%) Selenium
3 18 (75.00%) Defect Management
4 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 16 (66.67%) Finance
5 15 (62.50%) JMeter
6 14 (58.33%) Workflow
6 14 (58.33%) Workflow Management
6 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
6 14 (58.33%) HTML
6 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (58.33%) Perl
6 14 (58.33%) LoadRunner
6 14 (58.33%) Internet
6 14 (58.33%) Open Source
6 14 (58.33%) DevOps
6 14 (58.33%) Functional Testing
6 14 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (54.17%) Degree
7 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
8 12 (50.00%) QA
9 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
9 11 (45.83%) Java
10 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (41.67%) SDLC
11 9 (37.50%) Gatling
11 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (37.50%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) IBM Domino
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Internet
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) IMAP
3 4 (16.67%) NAS
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) SMTP
3 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 15 (62.50%) JMeter
3 14 (58.33%) LoadRunner
4 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
5 9 (37.50%) Gatling
6 7 (29.17%) TestNG
7 4 (16.67%) AQtime
7 4 (16.67%) WebLOAD
8 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
9 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
9 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
10 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
10 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) Ajax
4 4 (16.67%) MAPI
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 20 (83.33%) Scrum
3 18 (75.00%) Defect Management
4 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 14 (58.33%) DevOps
5 14 (58.33%) Functional Testing
5 14 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (58.33%) Open Source
5 14 (58.33%) Workflow
5 14 (58.33%) Workflow Management
6 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
7 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (41.67%) SDLC
8 9 (37.50%) Agile Testing
8 9 (37.50%) CRM
8 9 (37.50%) Kanban
8 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
9 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (58.33%) Perl
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) VB
4 7 (29.17%) VBScript
5 6 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Perfmon
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) VMware