The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Derby 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 45 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.78% 0.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
Senior Tester
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby 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
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 308 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 97.28% 98.72% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 203 267 195
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Derby

Senior Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA