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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 210 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 7 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
4638 5210 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.19% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3831 3946
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 April 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
(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
Bracknell - 6 £45,000 - 2
Reading +10 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) LoadRunner
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 5 (55.56%) Gatling
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 5 (55.56%) VB
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) CMS
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) LoadRunner
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Gatling
3 5 (55.56%) JMeter
3 5 (55.56%) TestNG
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) AQtime
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
1 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow Management
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago