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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 154 189 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 11 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +17.12%
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
3330 3511 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.82% 97.04% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 2908 2639
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Derbyshire - 9 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +6 1 £33,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £36,000 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Software Testing
3 14 (63.64%) ISEB
3 14 (63.64%) QA
4 12 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 12 (54.55%) Scrum
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
6 9 (40.91%) VBScript
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) UNIX
6 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
7 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
8 4 (18.18%) C#
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) HTML
9 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Selenium
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 2 (9.09%) Retail
10 2 (9.09%) HTML5
10 2 (9.09%) TestComplete
10 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 2 (9.09%) V-Model
10 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) TestComplete
2 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.55%) Appium
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) Rational Robot
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) SilkTest
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Software Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 12 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.09%) V-Model
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
9 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) VBScript
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) ISEB
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA