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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 211 216 222
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.17% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.18% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -10.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.25% -11.76%
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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 -3 4 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) QA
3 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Test Management
7 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
7 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) VBScript
8 4 (26.67%) VB
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) CRM
9 3 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) ISEB
9 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (13.33%) SoapUI

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SDH
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) NUnit
4 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
4 2 (13.33%) ProC
4 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
5 1 (6.67%) TestNG
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) JBehave
5 1 (6.67%) Moq
5 1 (6.67%) Mocha
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) Robotium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Management
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) VBScript
3 4 (26.67%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Infovista
2 2 (13.33%) Cramer
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 23 days ago