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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 735 787 748
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 142 151 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 129 137 165
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
81095 95808 102984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.64% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67904 80693 85946
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
London +20 42 £57,500 +4.54% 8
North West -5 35 £42,500 +4.29% 4
South East +70 29 £47,500 -3.06% 2
West Midlands -1 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +23 10 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands -1 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England +21 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West +7 3 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 157 (58.58%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (45.90%) QA
3 110 (41.04%) Selenium
4 103 (38.43%) ISEB
5 90 (33.58%) Java
6 83 (30.97%) Test Automation
7 69 (25.75%) Windows
8 68 (25.37%) Automated Testing
9 66 (24.63%) Software Testing
10 63 (23.51%) Finance
11 60 (22.39%) Scrum
11 60 (22.39%) SQL
12 59 (22.01%) C#
13 57 (21.27%) BDD
14 53 (19.78%) Performance Testing
15 50 (18.66%) ISTQB
16 49 (18.28%) Functional Testing
17 48 (17.91%) Open Source
18 47 (17.54%) Cucumber
19 45 (16.79%) Linux
20 44 (16.42%) TDD
21 43 (16.04%) JMeter
21 43 (16.04%) WebDriver
22 42 (15.67%) .NET
23 41 (15.30%) Python
24 39 (14.55%) Automation Testing
24 39 (14.55%) Test Scripting
25 38 (14.18%) Perl
25 38 (14.18%) Microsoft
25 38 (14.18%) Defect Management

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 19 (7.09%) CMS
2 6 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.24%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.87%) IIS
4 3 (1.12%) Confluence
4 3 (1.12%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.24%) GitHub
2 6 (2.24%) SaaS
3 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.96%) HTTP
2 23 (8.58%) Internet
3 15 (5.60%) Broadband
3 15 (5.60%) Firewall
3 15 (5.60%) LTE
3 15 (5.60%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.85%) DNS
5 8 (2.99%) Wireless
6 4 (1.49%) Network Security
7 3 (1.12%) IMAP
7 3 (1.12%) NAS
7 3 (1.12%) SAN
7 3 (1.12%) SMTP
7 3 (1.12%) WinSCP
7 3 (1.12%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.75%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.57%) Relational Database
2 26 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.60%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.36%) MySQL
6 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.87%) Redis
6 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.12%) HBase
9 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 110 (41.04%) Selenium
2 47 (17.54%) Cucumber
3 43 (16.04%) JMeter
3 43 (16.04%) WebDriver
4 35 (13.06%) SpecFlow
4 35 (13.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (12.69%) JIRA
6 30 (11.19%) Jenkins
6 30 (11.19%) LoadRunner
7 28 (10.45%) Visual Studio
8 25 (9.33%) SoapUI
9 22 (8.21%) Metasploit
10 18 (6.72%) Git (software)
11 17 (6.34%) Gatling
12 16 (5.97%) TestNG
13 12 (4.48%) JUnit
14 11 (4.10%) HP UFT
15 7 (2.61%) Burp Suite
15 7 (2.61%) Capybara
15 7 (2.61%) TestDirector
General
1 63 (23.51%) Finance
2 24 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.61%) Back Office
4 5 (1.87%) Banking
4 5 (1.87%) Legal
5 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.49%) Law
6 3 (1.12%) Games
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.67%) .NET
2 33 (12.31%) Web Services
3 28 (10.45%) HTML
4 24 (8.96%) XML
5 21 (7.84%) ASP.NET
6 20 (7.46%) Gherkin
6 20 (7.46%) SOAP
7 15 (5.60%) Ajax
8 14 (5.22%) RESTful
9 8 (2.99%) JSON
10 6 (2.24%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.24%) Lambda Expressions
10 6 (2.24%) LINQ
11 5 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (1.87%) JSON Schema
11 5 (1.87%) JSON-LD
11 5 (1.87%) REST
12 4 (1.49%) Behat
12 4 (1.49%) WSDL
12 4 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.73%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.24%) Fintech
7 6 (2.24%) User Experience
8 4 (1.49%) Blog
8 4 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) CESG
10 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.37%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.37%) Interactive TV
11 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.37%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.37%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.75%) Windows
2 45 (16.79%) Linux
3 23 (8.58%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.21%) Mac OS X
5 16 (5.97%) VxWorks
5 16 (5.97%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.48%) Unix
7 8 (2.99%) Kali Linux
8 6 (2.24%) Android
8 6 (2.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (58.58%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (30.97%) Test Automation
3 68 (25.37%) Automated Testing
4 66 (24.63%) Software Testing
5 60 (22.39%) Scrum
6 57 (21.27%) BDD
7 53 (19.78%) Performance Testing
8 49 (18.28%) Functional Testing
9 48 (17.91%) Open Source
10 44 (16.42%) TDD
11 39 (14.55%) Automation Testing
11 39 (14.55%) Test Scripting
12 38 (14.18%) Defect Management
13 37 (13.81%) SDLC
14 35 (13.06%) Penetration Testing
14 35 (13.06%) Regression Testing
15 32 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (11.57%) Mentoring
17 30 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (10.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 90 (33.58%) Java
2 60 (22.39%) SQL
3 59 (22.01%) C#
4 41 (15.30%) Python
5 38 (14.18%) Perl
6 34 (12.69%) C++
7 29 (10.82%) C
8 28 (10.45%) JavaScript
9 27 (10.07%) Ruby
10 24 (8.96%) VB
11 11 (4.10%) VBScript
12 8 (2.99%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.61%) Groovy
13 7 (2.61%) PHP
14 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.12%) Scala
16 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 103 (38.43%) ISEB
2 50 (18.66%) ISTQB
3 32 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (11.19%) Security Cleared
5 29 (10.82%) Degree
6 16 (5.97%) DV Cleared
7 13 (4.85%) CREST Certified
8 12 (4.48%) OSCP
9 11 (4.10%) CEH
10 10 (3.73%) GPEN
11 7 (2.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (2.24%) CHECK Team Leader
12 6 (2.24%) GIAC
12 6 (2.24%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.12%) CISSP
13 3 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.37%) CCNA
14 1 (0.37%) CHECK Team Member
14 1 (0.37%) CISA
14 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (45.90%) QA
2 19 (7.09%) SDET
3 5 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (7.09%) Active Directory
1 19 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (9.33%) Nessus
2 24 (8.96%) Nmap
3 6 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.87%) Grafana
4 5 (1.87%) Puppet
4 5 (1.87%) StatsD
5 4 (1.49%) OpenVAS
6 3 (1.12%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 38 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.09%) VMware
3 14 (5.22%) Oracle
4 6 (2.24%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.87%) IBM
5 5 (1.87%) Splunk
6 4 (1.49%) Coverity
6 4 (1.49%) Qualys
6 4 (1.49%) SAP
6 4 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.75%) Citrix
7 2 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.37%) Cognos
8 1 (0.37%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.37%) Infor
8 1 (0.37%) Intel
8 1 (0.37%) Perforce
8 1 (0.37%) Sage
8 1 (0.37%) Xamarin
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