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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
UK / England
Rank 664 773 811
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 168 155 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 160 135 109
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
75159 92591 96425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62804 78421 80184
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
London +62 53 £57,500 +4.54% 6
North West +18 37 £43,750 -2.77% 6
South East +79 33 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Yorkshire +37 25 £55,000 +32.53% 4
West Midlands +32 12 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South West +14 6 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East of England +29 5 £35,000 -17.64% 1
East Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 188 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (48.00%) Selenium
3 130 (43.33%) QA
4 123 (41.00%) Java
5 104 (34.67%) Cucumber
6 103 (34.33%) Test Automation
7 99 (33.00%) BDD
8 98 (32.67%) Automated Testing
9 87 (29.00%) TDD
10 84 (28.00%) C#
11 81 (27.00%) ISEB
12 80 (26.67%) WebDriver
13 73 (24.33%) Windows
14 70 (23.33%) Automation Testing
15 69 (23.00%) Software Testing
16 66 (22.00%) SQL
17 63 (21.00%) Gherkin
18 57 (19.00%) SDLC
19 56 (18.67%) Test Scripting
20 53 (17.67%) Jenkins
21 52 (17.33%) Linux
22 51 (17.00%) ISTQB
23 47 (15.67%) Web Services
23 47 (15.67%) Configuration Management
24 43 (14.33%) Scrum
25 42 (14.00%) Python
26 41 (13.67%) Finance
26 41 (13.67%) System Integration Testing
27 39 (13.00%) Relational Database
27 39 (13.00%) Microsoft

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 8 (2.67%) Confluence
2 7 (2.33%) CMS
3 6 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.33%) IIS
4 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.67%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS Office
2 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.33%) GitHub
2 15 (5.00%) SaaS
3 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.33%) HTTP
2 10 (3.33%) Broadband
2 10 (3.33%) LTE
3 5 (1.67%) Wireless
4 4 (1.33%) Wireless Security
5 3 (1.00%) Internet
6 2 (0.67%) IMAP
6 2 (0.67%) NAS
6 2 (0.67%) SAN
6 2 (0.67%) SMTP
6 2 (0.67%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.33%) DNS
7 1 (0.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.00%) Relational Database
2 33 (11.00%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.00%) NoSQL
4 25 (8.33%) MySQL
5 19 (6.33%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.33%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.67%) HBase
8 11 (3.67%) Redis
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 144 (48.00%) Selenium
2 104 (34.67%) Cucumber
3 80 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 53 (17.67%) Jenkins
5 36 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (11.67%) JMeter
6 35 (11.67%) SpecFlow
7 33 (11.00%) JIRA
8 29 (9.67%) SoapUI
9 26 (8.67%) JUnit
10 22 (7.33%) Git (software)
11 14 (4.67%) Hamcrest
11 14 (4.67%) jMock
11 14 (4.67%) LoadRunner
12 12 (4.00%) Metasploit
13 11 (3.67%) HP UFT
14 8 (2.67%) Capybara
14 8 (2.67%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.33%) Protractor
15 7 (2.33%) WATIR
General
1 41 (13.67%) Finance
2 15 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.00%) Legal
4 6 (2.00%) Games
5 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.00%) Automotive
6 3 (1.00%) Banking
6 3 (1.00%) Law
6 3 (1.00%) Retail
7 2 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.00%) Gherkin
2 47 (15.67%) Web Services
3 29 (9.67%) RESTful
4 21 (7.00%) XML
5 20 (6.67%) .NET
6 16 (5.33%) JSON
6 16 (5.33%) REST
7 15 (5.00%) HTML
7 15 (5.00%) SOAP
8 11 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (3.67%) JSON Schema
8 11 (3.67%) JSON-LD
9 5 (1.67%) Behat
9 5 (1.67%) CSS
9 5 (1.67%) Play Framework
10 4 (1.33%) J2EE
10 4 (1.33%) WSDL
10 4 (1.33%) XSD
11 3 (1.00%) DOM
11 3 (1.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.33%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.00%) Blog
6 3 (1.00%) Fintech
6 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.33%) Windows
2 52 (17.33%) Linux
3 32 (10.67%) Unix
4 19 (6.33%) Mac OS X
5 14 (4.67%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.67%) VxWorks
7 8 (2.67%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.00%) Android
8 6 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.67%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (34.33%) Test Automation
3 99 (33.00%) BDD
4 98 (32.67%) Automated Testing
5 87 (29.00%) TDD
6 70 (23.33%) Automation Testing
7 69 (23.00%) Software Testing
8 57 (19.00%) SDLC
9 56 (18.67%) Test Scripting
10 47 (15.67%) Configuration Management
11 43 (14.33%) Scrum
12 41 (13.67%) System Integration Testing
13 37 (12.33%) Functional Testing
14 36 (12.00%) Mentoring
15 35 (11.67%) E-Commerce
15 35 (11.67%) Performance Testing
16 32 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
16 32 (10.67%) Regression Testing
17 29 (9.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (41.00%) Java
2 84 (28.00%) C#
3 66 (22.00%) SQL
4 42 (14.00%) Python
5 20 (6.67%) C++
6 18 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.67%) C
7 17 (5.67%) Ruby
8 13 (4.33%) Perl
9 8 (2.67%) Scala
10 7 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.00%) VB
12 5 (1.67%) Groovy
12 5 (1.67%) VBScript
13 4 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.00%) PHP
15 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (27.00%) ISEB
2 51 (17.00%) ISTQB
3 24 (8.00%) Degree
4 22 (7.33%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 12 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (3.67%) CREST Certified
6 11 (3.67%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.33%) OSCP
8 8 (2.67%) CHECK Team Leader
8 8 (2.67%) GIAC
8 8 (2.67%) GPEN
9 6 (2.00%) CEH
9 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.33%) Tigerscheme
11 3 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.67%) CISSP
13 1 (0.33%) CHECK Team Member
13 1 (0.33%) PhD
13 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (43.33%) QA
2 29 (9.67%) SDET
3 11 (3.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (5.67%) Nessus
2 16 (5.33%) Nmap
3 11 (3.67%) Grafana
3 11 (3.67%) Puppet
3 11 (3.67%) StatsD
4 7 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.67%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.67%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 39 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.33%) Oracle
3 11 (3.67%) Splunk
4 10 (3.33%) VMware
5 7 (2.33%) IBM
6 6 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.67%) Coverity
7 5 (1.67%) Qualys
8 4 (1.33%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.33%) HP
9 2 (0.67%) Citrix
9 2 (0.67%) Google
9 2 (0.67%) Perforce
9 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.67%) Tableau
9 2 (0.67%) Talend
10 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.33%) Infor
10 1 (0.33%) Sage
10 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Flex Bens, Bonus, Health, Pension
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, dental etc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (plus benefits)
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Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Bonus
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York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chiswick
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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