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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 748 790 771
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 151 136 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 121 120 180
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +7.33%
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
88472 98986 105033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.32% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75285 82566 86404
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 £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 27 July 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 July 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 +6 41 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South East +19 35 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West +41 29 £40,000 +10.34% 4
West Midlands +17 22 £33,000 -0.38% 5
Yorkshire +35 18 £37,500 +15.38% 4
East of England +33 5 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North East - 1 £32,500 - 1
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 168 (51.38%) QA
2 166 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (38.84%) Selenium
4 112 (34.25%) Finance
5 110 (33.64%) Java
6 103 (31.50%) SQL
7 99 (30.28%) Test Automation
8 90 (27.52%) C#
9 84 (25.69%) ISEB
10 70 (21.41%) Windows
10 70 (21.41%) Degree
10 70 (21.41%) Test Scripting
11 69 (21.10%) Automated Testing
12 67 (20.49%) .NET
13 65 (19.88%) Software Testing
14 63 (19.27%) Open Source
15 60 (18.35%) Microsoft
16 56 (17.13%) Performance Testing
16 56 (17.13%) Functional Testing
16 56 (17.13%) Team Foundation Server
17 55 (16.82%) TDD
18 54 (16.51%) Ruby
19 52 (15.90%) JMeter
20 51 (15.60%) Scrum
21 50 (15.29%) Perl
21 50 (15.29%) Visual Studio
21 50 (15.29%) Defect Management
22 48 (14.68%) LoadRunner
23 45 (13.76%) JavaScript
23 45 (13.76%) Automation Testing

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 17 (5.20%) CMS
2 11 (3.36%) IIS
3 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.31%) Apache
4 1 (0.31%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.31%) SAS
4 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.87%) Internet
2 27 (8.26%) Firewall
2 27 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 18 (5.50%) DNS
3 18 (5.50%) Wireless
4 16 (4.89%) HTTP
5 13 (3.98%) Wireless Security
6 7 (2.14%) LAN
6 7 (2.14%) WAN
7 4 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.92%) Broadband
8 3 (0.92%) LTE
9 2 (0.61%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.61%) DAB
9 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.61%) NFC
9 2 (0.61%) SAN
9 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.31%) IMAP
10 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.20%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.22%) MS Access
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.61%) MySQL
6 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 127 (38.84%) Selenium
2 56 (17.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (15.90%) JMeter
4 50 (15.29%) Visual Studio
5 48 (14.68%) LoadRunner
6 44 (13.46%) WebDriver
7 30 (9.17%) SoapUI
8 26 (7.95%) JIRA
9 25 (7.65%) Git (software)
10 22 (6.73%) Gatling
10 22 (6.73%) HP UFT
10 22 (6.73%) TestNG
11 21 (6.42%) Cucumber
12 19 (5.81%) Jenkins
13 18 (5.50%) SpecFlow
14 12 (3.67%) Metasploit
14 12 (3.67%) TestDirector
15 9 (2.75%) JUnit
16 8 (2.45%) Appium
16 8 (2.45%) NUnit
General
1 112 (34.25%) Finance
2 13 (3.98%) Back Office
3 12 (3.67%) Publishing
4 11 (3.36%) Banking
5 8 (2.45%) Games
6 7 (2.14%) Law
7 6 (1.83%) Marketing
7 6 (1.83%) Retail
7 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.53%) Legal
9 3 (0.92%) Advertising
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (20.49%) .NET
2 40 (12.23%) Web Services
3 38 (11.62%) HTML
4 33 (10.09%) ASP.NET
5 27 (8.26%) XML
6 25 (7.65%) Ajax
7 13 (3.98%) SOAP
8 10 (3.06%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.75%) Gherkin
10 8 (2.45%) RESTful
11 6 (1.83%) CSS
11 6 (1.83%) J2EE
11 6 (1.83%) JSON
11 6 (1.83%) REST
12 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.22%) Spring
12 4 (1.22%) WCF
13 3 (0.92%) Hibernate
14 2 (0.61%) DHTML
14 2 (0.61%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.40%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.28%) CESG
5 13 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.06%) Fintech
7 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.92%) Spread Betting
9 3 (0.92%) User Experience
9 3 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.61%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.61%) iPad
10 2 (0.61%) SCADA
10 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.41%) Windows
2 28 (8.56%) Linux
3 23 (7.03%) Unix
4 21 (6.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.98%) Mac OS X
5 13 (3.98%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.53%) Kali Linux
7 4 (1.22%) Android
7 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.92%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (30.28%) Test Automation
3 70 (21.41%) Test Scripting
4 69 (21.10%) Automated Testing
5 65 (19.88%) Software Testing
6 63 (19.27%) Open Source
7 56 (17.13%) Functional Testing
7 56 (17.13%) Performance Testing
8 55 (16.82%) TDD
9 51 (15.60%) Scrum
10 50 (15.29%) Defect Management
11 45 (13.76%) Automation Testing
12 43 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (12.54%) Manual Testing
14 38 (11.62%) BDD
14 38 (11.62%) Penetration Testing
15 37 (11.31%) Non-Functional Testing
16 36 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
17 35 (10.70%) SDLC
17 35 (10.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 110 (33.64%) Java
2 103 (31.50%) SQL
3 90 (27.52%) C#
4 54 (16.51%) Ruby
5 50 (15.29%) Perl
6 45 (13.76%) JavaScript
7 43 (13.15%) Python
8 37 (11.31%) VB
9 29 (8.87%) C++
10 23 (7.03%) C
11 19 (5.81%) PHP
11 19 (5.81%) VBScript
12 12 (3.67%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.14%) VBA
15 5 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 84 (25.69%) ISEB
2 70 (21.41%) Degree
3 41 (12.54%) ISTQB
4 31 (9.48%) Security Cleared
5 29 (8.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 27 (8.26%) SC Cleared
7 23 (7.03%) CREST Certified
8 10 (3.06%) OSCP
9 7 (2.14%) CHECK Team Leader
10 6 (1.83%) GPEN
11 5 (1.53%) CEH
11 5 (1.53%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (1.53%) Tigerscheme
12 4 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.22%) GIAC
12 4 (1.22%) SANS
13 2 (0.61%) CISSP
14 1 (0.31%) CCNP
14 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (51.38%) QA
2 17 (5.20%) SDET
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (9.79%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.75%) Nessus
3 6 (1.83%) Nmap
4 5 (1.53%) Puppet
5 4 (1.22%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.92%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.61%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.61%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 60 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.34%) HP
3 15 (4.59%) Oracle
4 14 (4.28%) VMware
5 8 (2.45%) Citrix
6 5 (1.53%) Apple
7 3 (0.92%) SAP
7 3 (0.92%) Telerik
8 2 (0.61%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.61%) CA
8 2 (0.61%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.61%) QNX
9 1 (0.31%) Cognos
9 1 (0.31%) IBM
9 1 (0.31%) Sage
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.31%) Twitter
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Teach First
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Share ownership scheme + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago