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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 104 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1333 1446 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.32% 98.30% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1219 1518
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) V-Model
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center