The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 210 209 215
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 12 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 4
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -1.31%
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
4947 4971 4824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.60% 93.76% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3664 3899
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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 -1 9 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
Windsor - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Tester in their job title.

1 15 (50.00%) ISEB
2 11 (36.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
3 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Selenium
4 9 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
6 7 (23.33%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) Open Source
7 6 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (20.00%) Clustering
7 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 6 (20.00%) WinRunner
7 6 (20.00%) TestDirector
7 6 (20.00%) Veritas
7 6 (20.00%) Netcool

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (30.00%) Selenium
3 6 (20.00%) WinRunner
3 6 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 5 (16.67%) NUnit
4 5 (16.67%) TestComplete
5 3 (10.00%) Moq
6 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
1 6 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
2 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) V-Model
7 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Test Management
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) System Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) PHP
3 5 (16.67%) C
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (20.00%) Netcool
2 6 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Citrix
1 6 (20.00%) Veritas
1 6 (20.00%) McAfee
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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