The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 266 238 275
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 10 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% +34.67%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7464 6721 8388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.78% 96.32% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6112 5541 7235
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 of England

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the East of England

Senior Tester
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 20 November 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
Hertfordshire -11 8 £42,500 -6.59%
Suffolk - 1 £36,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (68.75%) QA
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
4 9 (56.25%) ISEB
5 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) People Management
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Selenium
9 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
10 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
10 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
10 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Banking
10 1 (6.25%) JIRA
10 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
10 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) People Management
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA