The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Tester
Rank 864 862 877
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Tester 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London average salary - - £53,500
Senior Technical Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Technical Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Tester Salary Trend in England

Senior Technical Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London -9 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Senior Technical Tester
UK

Senior Technical Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing

Senior Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle