The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 115 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.056% - 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% - 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +17.00%
Senior Tester
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1687 1470 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.10% 95.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1289 1691
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (88.89%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle