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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 213 207 227
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 13 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 2
Average salary £55,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
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
5238 5433 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.42% 93.56% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3907 3993 3994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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 -13 10 £53,750 +43.33% 1
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 1 April 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 16 (53.33%) ISEB
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
3 11 (36.67%) Selenium
3 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) .NET
4 9 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
6 7 (23.33%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) QA
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
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
7 6 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (20.00%) McAfee
7 6 (20.00%) Clustering

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (26.67%) 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%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (20.00%) WinRunner
3 6 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 5 (16.67%) TestComplete
4 5 (16.67%) NUnit
5 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.00%) Moq
6 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.33%) Robotium
8 1 (3.33%) JIRA
8 1 (3.33%) JBehave
8 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Web Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) V-Model
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Test Management
9 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) C
5 4 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) XPath
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) ISEB
2 11 (36.67%) 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 7 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) 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 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
Reading
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