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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 143 124 136
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.053% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.055% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £43,750 £28,758 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.13% -
UK excluding London median 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
2408 1817 2204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.63% 96.60% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1533 1894
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) LINQ
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 5 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
5 4 (40.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
7 1 (10.00%) SDET
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 5 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
1 5 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SDET
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago