The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 157 177 160
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 9 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 6
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £52,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Senior Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3252 3566 2911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.18% 95.37% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2649 2946 2510
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Senior Tester
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £45,500 -9.00%
Derbyshire +15 2 £40,250 -10.55% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (75.00%) QA
2 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) ISEB
4 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) UNIX
7 6 (30.00%) VBScript
7 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Selenium
9 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (20.00%) HTML5
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) .NET
11 2 (10.00%) HTTP
11 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.00%) Appium
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) Velocity
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) VBScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) New Relic
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago