The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 728 697 751
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 132 205 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 116 181 101
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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
96689 103950 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85788 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 27 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
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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 +23 74 £50,000 -4.76% 9
South East -11 26 £42,500 +7.59%
Yorkshire +2 9 £32,500 -9.09% 3
East of England +3 6 £42,500 -8.10% 2
East Midlands -10 4 £47,500 +43.93% 2
North West -8 3 £36,250 +11.53% 6
West Midlands -19 3 £33,129 -11.65% 1
South West -31 3 £40,500 +5.88% 3
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 141 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (44.40%) QA
3 115 (41.52%) Selenium
4 89 (32.13%) Java
5 84 (30.32%) Finance
6 80 (28.88%) C#
7 77 (27.80%) BDD
8 75 (27.08%) SQL
9 73 (26.35%) Automated Testing
10 72 (25.99%) Manual Testing
11 71 (25.63%) ISEB
12 69 (24.91%) WebDriver
13 63 (22.74%) Test Scripting
14 57 (20.58%) Software Testing
15 51 (18.41%) .NET
16 47 (16.97%) Scrum
16 47 (16.97%) TDD
16 47 (16.97%) Test Automation
17 46 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (16.25%) Performance Testing
19 44 (15.88%) Automation Testing
20 42 (15.16%) Cucumber
21 41 (14.80%) Windows
22 38 (13.72%) SpecFlow
23 36 (13.00%) ISTQB
24 34 (12.27%) JIRA
24 34 (12.27%) Microsoft
25 33 (11.91%) Ruby
25 33 (11.91%) Test Strategy
26 30 (10.83%) Degree

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.72%) JBoss
3 2 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.05%) SaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) Wireless
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) Broadband
3 2 (0.72%) SDH
3 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.72%) Network Security
3 2 (0.72%) MPLS
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.25%) MySQL
4 8 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.44%) QlikView
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.72%) Big Data
8 2 (0.72%) SSDT
9 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 115 (41.52%) Selenium
2 69 (24.91%) WebDriver
3 42 (15.16%) Cucumber
4 38 (13.72%) SpecFlow
5 34 (12.27%) JIRA
6 24 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (6.14%) LoadRunner
8 16 (5.78%) Visual Studio
8 16 (5.78%) JMeter
9 15 (5.42%) HP UFT
9 15 (5.42%) Jenkins
10 13 (4.69%) Mockito
11 12 (4.33%) TeamCity
12 10 (3.61%) Git (software)
12 10 (3.61%) NUnit
13 6 (2.17%) JUnit
13 6 (2.17%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.81%) NeoLoad
14 5 (1.81%) Bugzilla
14 5 (1.81%) FitNesse
General
1 84 (30.32%) Finance
2 28 (10.11%) Banking
3 11 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.25%) Games
5 5 (1.81%) Marketing
6 4 (1.44%) Retail
6 4 (1.44%) Law
6 4 (1.44%) Front Office
7 3 (1.08%) Electronics
7 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.41%) .NET
2 23 (8.30%) Gherkin
3 21 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 19 (6.86%) Web Services
4 19 (6.86%) HTML
5 15 (5.42%) XML
5 15 (5.42%) CSS
6 10 (3.61%) HTML5
7 7 (2.53%) SOAP
8 6 (2.17%) Apache CXF
9 5 (1.81%) REST
9 5 (1.81%) CSS3
9 5 (1.81%) jQuery
9 5 (1.81%) J2EE
9 5 (1.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.44%) Java EE
10 4 (1.44%) JSON
10 4 (1.44%) J2SE
10 4 (1.44%) LESS
10 4 (1.44%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.89%) Replication
4 8 (2.89%) User Experience
5 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.08%) DTV
7 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.72%) Interactive TV
7 2 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.36%) Physics
8 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.36%) Equities
8 1 (0.36%) Handset
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.80%) Windows
2 23 (8.30%) Linux
3 20 (7.22%) Windows 7
4 19 (6.86%) Windows 8
4 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (6.86%) Windows XP
4 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.86%) Windows Vista
4 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.33%) UNIX
6 11 (3.97%) Android
7 10 (3.61%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (27.80%) BDD
3 73 (26.35%) Automated Testing
4 72 (25.99%) Manual Testing
5 63 (22.74%) Test Scripting
6 57 (20.58%) Software Testing
7 47 (16.97%) TDD
7 47 (16.97%) Scrum
7 47 (16.97%) Test Automation
8 46 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (16.25%) Performance Testing
10 44 (15.88%) Automation Testing
11 33 (11.91%) Test Strategy
12 30 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (10.11%) Regression Testing
14 27 (9.75%) Refactoring
15 25 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (8.66%) Mentoring
17 22 (7.94%) SDLC
18 21 (7.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 89 (32.13%) Java
2 80 (28.88%) C#
3 75 (27.08%) SQL
4 33 (11.91%) Ruby
5 30 (10.83%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.39%) Python
7 21 (7.58%) PHP
8 13 (4.69%) C
9 7 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.17%) VBScript
11 5 (1.81%) VB
11 5 (1.81%) Perl
12 4 (1.44%) C++
12 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.72%) XPath
14 2 (0.72%) Groovy
14 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (25.63%) ISEB
2 36 (13.00%) ISTQB
3 30 (10.83%) Degree
4 20 (7.22%) Security Cleared
4 20 (7.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (6.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.81%) CISSP
8 3 (1.08%) CISA
8 3 (1.08%) OSCP
8 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.08%) CGEIT
8 3 (1.08%) CRISC
9 2 (0.72%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (44.40%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) COBIT
3 2 (0.72%) Val IT
4 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.36%) WAI
4 1 (0.36%) GCP
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (5.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.11%) Oracle
3 11 (3.97%) HP
4 4 (1.44%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.44%) Cognos
4 4 (1.44%) VMware
5 3 (1.08%) Telerik
5 3 (1.08%) SAP
6 2 (0.72%) Sun
6 2 (0.72%) New Relic
6 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.72%) Remedy
6 2 (0.72%) Infovista
6 2 (0.72%) Cramer
7 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.36%) Symbian
7 1 (0.36%) Unisys
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75200 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Discount, Life, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £60k + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £3000 - £4000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: COmpetitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago