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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 749 767 766
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 131 164 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 117 139 162
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
86621 97333 101655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73029 81887 82956
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 45 £47,500 -3.06% 7
London 0 26 £57,500 +9.52% 12
North West +17 25 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands 0 19 £41,250 +43.44% 4
Yorkshire +14 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England +21 3 £40,000 -17.94% 1
East Midlands +10 1 - -
South West -9 1 £35,000 -18.60% 4
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 142 (46.56%) QA
2 136 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (36.72%) Java
4 108 (35.41%) Finance
5 107 (35.08%) Selenium
6 95 (31.15%) ISEB
7 85 (27.87%) Test Automation
8 74 (24.26%) Open Source
8 74 (24.26%) C#
9 73 (23.93%) SQL
10 69 (22.62%) Perl
11 68 (22.30%) Functional Testing
12 66 (21.64%) Windows
13 65 (21.31%) Performance Testing
14 64 (20.98%) Degree
14 64 (20.98%) Automated Testing
14 64 (20.98%) Test Scripting
15 63 (20.66%) Scrum
16 62 (20.33%) .NET
17 61 (20.00%) Software Testing
18 57 (18.69%) Python
18 57 (18.69%) JMeter
19 56 (18.36%) Defect Management
20 53 (17.38%) Penetration Testing
21 51 (16.72%) LoadRunner
22 47 (15.41%) Ruby
23 46 (15.08%) VB
24 44 (14.43%) Visual Studio
25 43 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
26 42 (13.77%) Security Cleared

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 24 (7.87%) CMS
2 6 (1.97%) IIS
3 3 (0.98%) Confluence
4 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.77%) Internet
2 34 (11.15%) Firewall
2 34 (11.15%) TCP/IP
3 25 (8.20%) DNS
4 22 (7.21%) Wireless
5 13 (4.26%) Wireless Security
6 12 (3.93%) Broadband
6 12 (3.93%) LTE
7 9 (2.95%) HTTP
8 6 (1.97%) LAN
8 6 (1.97%) WAN
9 4 (1.31%) Network Security
10 3 (0.98%) SAN
10 3 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.98%) WinSCP
10 3 (0.98%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.66%) DAB
11 2 (0.66%) IMAP
11 2 (0.66%) NFC
11 2 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.98%) MS Access
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.66%) MySQL
6 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 107 (35.08%) Selenium
2 57 (18.69%) JMeter
3 51 (16.72%) LoadRunner
4 44 (14.43%) Visual Studio
5 32 (10.49%) JIRA
5 32 (10.49%) SoapUI
6 29 (9.51%) Gatling
6 29 (9.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (9.51%) WebDriver
7 28 (9.18%) TestNG
8 21 (6.89%) Metasploit
9 18 (5.90%) Jenkins
10 17 (5.57%) Cucumber
11 16 (5.25%) SpecFlow
12 15 (4.92%) HP UFT
13 14 (4.59%) TestDirector
14 9 (2.95%) Git (software)
15 7 (2.30%) Burp Suite
16 6 (1.97%) JUnit
16 6 (1.97%) NUnit
General
1 108 (35.41%) Finance
2 19 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.92%) Back Office
4 12 (3.93%) Publishing
5 10 (3.28%) Banking
6 7 (2.30%) Marketing
7 6 (1.97%) Games
7 6 (1.97%) Retail
8 5 (1.64%) Advertising
8 5 (1.64%) Legal
9 4 (1.31%) Law
10 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.66%) Automotive
11 2 (0.66%) Electronics
11 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (20.33%) .NET
2 40 (13.11%) ASP.NET
3 38 (12.46%) HTML
4 36 (11.80%) Web Services
5 32 (10.49%) Ajax
6 29 (9.51%) XML
7 21 (6.89%) SOAP
8 12 (3.93%) RESTful
9 8 (2.62%) JSON
10 7 (2.30%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.97%) Gherkin
12 5 (1.64%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.64%) Lambda Expressions
12 5 (1.64%) LINQ
13 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.31%) WCF
14 3 (0.98%) CSS
14 3 (0.98%) Spring
15 2 (0.66%) DOM
15 2 (0.66%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.13%) Mobile App
2 35 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (4.59%) CESG
5 12 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.28%) Fintech
7 6 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.97%) User Experience
8 3 (0.98%) Blog
8 3 (0.98%) Spread Betting
8 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.66%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.64%) Windows
2 37 (12.13%) Linux
3 18 (5.90%) Unix
3 18 (5.90%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.57%) Mac OS X
5 16 (5.25%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.93%) VxWorks
7 7 (2.30%) Kali Linux
8 6 (1.97%) Android
8 6 (1.97%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.87%) Test Automation
3 74 (24.26%) Open Source
4 68 (22.30%) Functional Testing
5 65 (21.31%) Performance Testing
6 64 (20.98%) Automated Testing
6 64 (20.98%) Test Scripting
7 63 (20.66%) Scrum
8 61 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 56 (18.36%) Defect Management
10 53 (17.38%) Penetration Testing
11 43 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
12 38 (12.46%) SDLC
13 36 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (11.48%) Agile Testing
14 35 (11.48%) Manual Testing
14 35 (11.48%) Test Strategy
14 35 (11.48%) Workflow
15 32 (10.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (10.49%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.72%) Java
2 74 (24.26%) C#
3 73 (23.93%) SQL
4 69 (22.62%) Perl
5 57 (18.69%) Python
6 47 (15.41%) Ruby
7 46 (15.08%) VB
8 42 (13.77%) JavaScript
9 38 (12.46%) C++
10 34 (11.15%) C
11 23 (7.54%) VBScript
12 19 (6.23%) PHP
13 11 (3.61%) VB.NET
14 10 (3.28%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.95%) Bash Shell
16 8 (2.62%) Objective-C
17 7 (2.30%) VBA
18 6 (1.97%) Groovy
19 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
20 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (31.15%) ISEB
2 64 (20.98%) Degree
3 42 (13.77%) Security Cleared
4 39 (12.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (12.46%) ISTQB
6 28 (9.18%) CREST Certified
7 24 (7.87%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.26%) DV Cleared
9 12 (3.93%) OSCP
10 10 (3.28%) CHECK Team Leader
10 10 (3.28%) GPEN
11 8 (2.62%) CEH
12 5 (1.64%) CHECK Team Member
12 5 (1.64%) GIAC
13 4 (1.31%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (1.31%) Tigerscheme
14 3 (0.98%) SANS
15 2 (0.66%) CISSP
16 1 (0.33%) CCNA
16 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (46.56%) QA
2 13 (4.26%) SDET
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.90%) Active Directory
1 18 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (6.56%) Nessus
2 19 (6.23%) Nmap
3 17 (5.57%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.31%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.98%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.66%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.66%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.33%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 37 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.90%) VMware
3 17 (5.57%) HP
4 15 (4.92%) Oracle
5 7 (2.30%) Citrix
6 4 (1.31%) SAP
6 4 (1.31%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.98%) IBM
7 3 (0.98%) Telerik
8 2 (0.66%) Apple
8 2 (0.66%) QNX
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos
9 1 (0.33%) Coverity
9 1 (0.33%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.33%) Intel
9 1 (0.33%) Qualys
9 1 (0.33%) Sage
9 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus,pension, health etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 11 days ago