The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 122 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.055% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Tester
Cambridgeshire

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle