The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 271 233 253
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 11 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 20
Average salary £36,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8261 8203 8983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.47% 95.85% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6847 7129 7459
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Tester
England

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Hertfordshire -9 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (60.00%) Scrum
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) QA
4 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) ISEB
6 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) C#
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Usability Testing
8 4 (16.00%) SaaS
8 4 (16.00%) Mingle
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) Selenium
9 3 (12.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.00%) Test Management
9 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) C++
9 3 (12.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) C
10 2 (8.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Mingle
2 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) MSTest
3 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) WinForms
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Usability Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Test Management
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) System Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago