The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 29 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 99 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.083% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.086% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1429 1161 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.03% 95.87% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 953 734 756
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,949
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Tester
Scotland

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago