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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 112 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
1727 2050 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.46% 95.93% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1683 1539
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) BDD
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) SQL
6 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
6 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
7 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
7 6 (46.15%) QA
7 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
7 6 (46.15%) .NET
8 5 (38.46%) Web Services
8 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
8 5 (38.46%) HTTP
8 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
8 5 (38.46%) Finance
8 5 (38.46%) SDET
9 4 (30.77%) Lambda Expressions
9 4 (30.77%) Scrum
9 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
9 4 (30.77%) LINQ
9 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
9 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
10 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (15.38%) SDLC
11 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
11 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing

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 5 (38.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
4 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Lambda Expressions
3 4 (30.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
6 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 2 (15.38%) SDLC
9 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle