The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 757 787 751
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 134 153 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 115 132 165
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,845 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +14.25%
Senior 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
88379 98270 105547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75125 82336 85945
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in England

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in England

Senior Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +34 46 £45,000 - 11
North West +37 30 £40,000 +10.34% 3
London -2 24 £60,000 +14.28% 8
West Midlands +10 19 £39,250 +36.48% 4
Yorkshire +31 12 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East of England +22 2 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West +3 1 £35,000 -13.58% 5
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Senior Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 161 (51.11%) QA
2 154 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (38.10%) Selenium
4 115 (36.51%) Finance
5 111 (35.24%) Java
6 98 (31.11%) Test Automation
7 95 (30.16%) SQL
8 93 (29.52%) ISEB
9 87 (27.62%) C#
10 73 (23.17%) Test Scripting
11 68 (21.59%) .NET
12 67 (21.27%) Degree
12 67 (21.27%) Open Source
13 66 (20.95%) Windows
14 65 (20.63%) Performance Testing
15 64 (20.32%) Scrum
15 64 (20.32%) Automated Testing
15 64 (20.32%) Functional Testing
16 63 (20.00%) Perl
17 62 (19.68%) Software Testing
18 58 (18.41%) Defect Management
18 58 (18.41%) JMeter
19 52 (16.51%) Microsoft
19 52 (16.51%) Visual Studio
20 51 (16.19%) LoadRunner
21 48 (15.24%) Ruby
21 48 (15.24%) Python
22 47 (14.92%) Non-Functional Testing
22 47 (14.92%) Team Foundation Server
23 46 (14.60%) JavaScript

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (7.30%) CMS
2 10 (3.17%) IIS
3 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.63%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
5 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.38%) Internet
2 33 (10.48%) Firewall
2 33 (10.48%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.62%) DNS
4 21 (6.67%) Wireless
5 13 (4.13%) Wireless Security
6 10 (3.17%) HTTP
7 6 (1.90%) LAN
7 6 (1.90%) WAN
8 5 (1.59%) Broadband
8 5 (1.59%) LTE
9 4 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.95%) Network Security
10 3 (0.95%) SAN
10 3 (0.95%) WinSCP
10 3 (0.95%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.63%) DAB
11 2 (0.63%) IMAP
11 2 (0.63%) NAS
11 2 (0.63%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.27%) MS Access
5 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.63%) MySQL
6 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 120 (38.10%) Selenium
2 58 (18.41%) JMeter
3 52 (16.51%) Visual Studio
4 51 (16.19%) LoadRunner
5 47 (14.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (10.79%) WebDriver
7 32 (10.16%) SoapUI
8 30 (9.52%) JIRA
9 28 (8.89%) Gatling
10 27 (8.57%) TestNG
11 19 (6.03%) Cucumber
12 18 (5.71%) Git (software)
13 17 (5.40%) HP UFT
13 17 (5.40%) Jenkins
14 16 (5.08%) SpecFlow
15 14 (4.44%) Metasploit
15 14 (4.44%) TestDirector
16 8 (2.54%) Appium
16 8 (2.54%) NUnit
17 7 (2.22%) Burp Suite
General
1 115 (36.51%) Finance
2 15 (4.76%) Back Office
3 13 (4.13%) Banking
4 12 (3.81%) Publishing
5 11 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.54%) Marketing
7 6 (1.90%) Games
7 6 (1.90%) Retail
8 5 (1.59%) Law
8 5 (1.59%) Legal
9 4 (1.27%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.59%) .NET
2 42 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 39 (12.38%) HTML
4 33 (10.48%) Web Services
5 29 (9.21%) Ajax
6 28 (8.89%) XML
7 16 (5.08%) SOAP
8 11 (3.49%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.17%) RESTful
10 8 (2.54%) Gherkin
11 6 (1.90%) JSON
12 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.27%) WCF
13 3 (0.95%) CSS
13 3 (0.95%) Entity Framework
13 3 (0.95%) Lambda Expressions
13 3 (0.95%) LINQ
13 3 (0.95%) Spring
14 2 (0.63%) DHTML
14 2 (0.63%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
1 38 (12.06%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (4.44%) CESG
3 14 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.86%) Fintech
5 6 (1.90%) User Experience
6 4 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.95%) Spread Betting
7 3 (0.95%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.63%) Blog
8 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.63%) SCADA
8 2 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.95%) Windows
2 30 (9.52%) Linux
3 23 (7.30%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.03%) Unix
5 16 (5.08%) Mac OS X
6 15 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.59%) Android
7 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.59%) Kali Linux
7 5 (1.59%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (31.11%) Test Automation
3 73 (23.17%) Test Scripting
4 67 (21.27%) Open Source
5 65 (20.63%) Performance Testing
6 64 (20.32%) Automated Testing
6 64 (20.32%) Functional Testing
6 64 (20.32%) Scrum
7 62 (19.68%) Software Testing
8 58 (18.41%) Defect Management
9 47 (14.92%) Non-Functional Testing
10 42 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 42 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
11 40 (12.70%) Automation Testing
11 40 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (12.70%) SDLC
12 37 (11.75%) TDD
13 34 (10.79%) Agile Testing
13 34 (10.79%) Test Strategy
13 34 (10.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.24%) Java
2 95 (30.16%) SQL
3 87 (27.62%) C#
4 63 (20.00%) Perl
5 48 (15.24%) Python
5 48 (15.24%) Ruby
6 46 (14.60%) JavaScript
7 45 (14.29%) VB
8 32 (10.16%) C++
9 27 (8.57%) C
10 23 (7.30%) VBScript
11 19 (6.03%) PHP
12 13 (4.13%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.86%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.22%) VBA
15 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.90%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.63%) Groovy
16 2 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (29.52%) ISEB
2 67 (21.27%) Degree
3 39 (12.38%) ISTQB
4 36 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (10.48%) Security Cleared
6 27 (8.57%) CREST Certified
7 24 (7.62%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.49%) OSCP
9 9 (2.86%) CHECK Team Leader
9 9 (2.86%) GPEN
10 6 (1.90%) CEH
10 6 (1.90%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.59%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (1.59%) GIAC
11 5 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (1.59%) Tigerscheme
12 4 (1.27%) SANS
13 3 (0.95%) CISSP
14 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (51.11%) QA
2 14 (4.44%) SDET
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.40%) Active Directory
1 17 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (8.25%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.49%) Nessus
3 10 (3.17%) Nmap
4 3 (0.95%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.95%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.63%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.63%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.98%) HP
3 17 (5.40%) Oracle
3 17 (5.40%) VMware
4 6 (1.90%) Citrix
5 4 (1.27%) Apple
5 4 (1.27%) SAP
6 3 (0.95%) IBM
6 3 (0.95%) Telerik
7 2 (0.63%) QNX
7 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.32%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.32%) CA
8 1 (0.32%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.32%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.32%) Intel
8 1 (0.32%) Sage
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Share ownership scheme + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + flexibility
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago