The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 120 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% - 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
1946 1746 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.86% 96.68% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1576 1239
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
1 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA