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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 181 219 220
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 29 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.077% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.080% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 12
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,000 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Senior 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
4134 4992 5614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.98% 95.96% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3974 3832
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 11 £45,000 -
Reading +15 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Newbury - 3 £42,500 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 43 (93.48%) Selenium
2 41 (89.13%) Performance Testing
3 39 (84.78%) JMeter
3 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (82.61%) .NET
5 37 (80.43%) JavaScript
5 37 (80.43%) Finance
5 37 (80.43%) Scrum
6 35 (76.09%) Test Automation
6 35 (76.09%) LoadRunner
7 34 (73.91%) Functional Testing
7 34 (73.91%) Non-Functional Testing
7 34 (73.91%) Defect Management
8 33 (71.74%) Visual Studio
9 32 (69.57%) ASP.NET
9 32 (69.57%) Perl
9 32 (69.57%) HTML
9 32 (69.57%) Java
9 32 (69.57%) Internet
9 32 (69.57%) Workflow
9 32 (69.57%) Workflow Management
9 32 (69.57%) Open Source
10 31 (67.39%) DevOps
11 30 (65.22%) ISEB
12 29 (63.04%) VB
12 29 (63.04%) Gatling
12 29 (63.04%) Test Scripting
13 28 (60.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 28 (60.87%) Software Testing
14 27 (58.70%) Degree

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 24 (52.17%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) IBM Domino
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) Internet
2 25 (54.35%) DNS
2 25 (54.35%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.35%) IMAP
4 2 (4.35%) NAS
4 2 (4.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (93.48%) Selenium
2 39 (84.78%) JMeter
3 35 (76.09%) LoadRunner
4 33 (71.74%) Visual Studio
5 29 (63.04%) Gatling
6 23 (50.00%) TestNG
7 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.52%) AQtime
8 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
8 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.52%) WebLOAD
9 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 37 (80.43%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) ASP.NET
2 32 (69.57%) HTML
3 25 (54.35%) Ajax
4 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.35%) MAPI
6 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.70%) Fintech
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) Performance Testing
2 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (80.43%) Scrum
4 35 (76.09%) Test Automation
5 34 (73.91%) Defect Management
5 34 (73.91%) Functional Testing
5 34 (73.91%) Non-Functional Testing
6 32 (69.57%) Open Source
6 32 (69.57%) Workflow
6 32 (69.57%) Workflow Management
7 31 (67.39%) DevOps
8 29 (63.04%) Test Scripting
9 28 (60.87%) Software Testing
10 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (54.35%) Kanban
11 25 (54.35%) SDLC
12 24 (52.17%) Agile Testing
12 24 (52.17%) Automated Testing
12 24 (52.17%) CRM
13 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (69.57%) Java
2 32 (69.57%) Perl
3 29 (63.04%) VB
4 23 (50.00%) VBScript
5 6 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) ISEB
2 28 (60.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 27 (58.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (58.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
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