The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 141 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.085% 0.056% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.057% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +4.57%
Senior Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2235 1751 1764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.51% 98.21% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1670 1415 1554
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Birmingham region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Birmingham

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Birmingham region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
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