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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 724 808 758
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 171 140 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 135 123 189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £36,300 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
87554 99617 109098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 74678 83101 90011
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 £27,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +25 58 £60,000 +15.38% 6
South East +53 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North West +41 26 £42,500 +54.54% 3
West Midlands 0 26 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Yorkshire +34 22 £37,500 -3.84% 1
East of England +41 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South West +13 4 £60,000 +48.14% 2
North East - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 172 (51.96%) QA
2 170 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (38.67%) Selenium
4 109 (32.93%) Finance
5 107 (32.33%) Java
6 105 (31.72%) SQL
7 100 (30.21%) C#
8 99 (29.91%) Test Automation
9 73 (22.05%) Degree
9 73 (22.05%) Windows
10 71 (21.45%) Microsoft
10 71 (21.45%) ISEB
10 71 (21.45%) Test Scripting
11 69 (20.85%) Automated Testing
12 67 (20.24%) TDD
13 65 (19.64%) .NET
14 60 (18.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 59 (17.82%) Software Testing
16 55 (16.62%) Ruby
17 54 (16.31%) Open Source
18 52 (15.71%) BDD
19 50 (15.11%) Automation Testing
20 49 (14.80%) WebDriver
20 49 (14.80%) Scrum
21 46 (13.90%) Manual Testing
21 46 (13.90%) Performance Testing
21 46 (13.90%) JMeter
22 45 (13.60%) Visual Studio
23 44 (13.29%) Perl
23 44 (13.29%) ISTQB

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 12 (3.63%) CMS
1 12 (3.63%) IIS
2 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.60%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.65%) Firewall
1 22 (6.65%) HTTP
1 22 (6.65%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.04%) Internet
3 19 (5.74%) Wireless
4 13 (3.93%) DNS
4 13 (3.93%) Wireless Security
5 8 (2.42%) LAN
5 8 (2.42%) WAN
6 4 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.91%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.60%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.60%) DAB
8 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.60%) Network Security
8 2 (0.60%) NFC
9 1 (0.30%) Broadband
9 1 (0.30%) LTE
9 1 (0.30%) SAN
9 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.34%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.21%) MS Access
5 4 (1.21%) MySQL
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 128 (38.67%) Selenium
2 60 (18.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (14.80%) WebDriver
4 46 (13.90%) JMeter
5 45 (13.60%) Visual Studio
6 43 (12.99%) LoadRunner
7 30 (9.06%) Git (software)
8 27 (8.16%) SpecFlow
9 25 (7.55%) SoapUI
10 24 (7.25%) HP UFT
11 23 (6.95%) JIRA
12 21 (6.34%) Cucumber
13 18 (5.44%) Jenkins
14 16 (4.83%) TestNG
15 15 (4.53%) Gatling
16 12 (3.63%) Subversion
17 9 (2.72%) JUnit
17 9 (2.72%) Metasploit
18 8 (2.42%) MSTest
18 8 (2.42%) TestDirector
General
1 109 (32.93%) Finance
2 12 (3.63%) Publishing
3 11 (3.32%) Marketing
4 10 (3.02%) Banking
5 9 (2.72%) Back Office
6 7 (2.11%) Games
6 7 (2.11%) Law
6 7 (2.11%) Retail
6 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.51%) Electronics
7 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.21%) Legal
9 3 (0.91%) Advertising
10 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (19.64%) .NET
2 39 (11.78%) Web Services
3 32 (9.67%) HTML
4 25 (7.55%) ASP.NET
5 22 (6.65%) XML
6 21 (6.34%) Ajax
7 14 (4.23%) SOAP
8 10 (3.02%) RESTful
9 9 (2.72%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.42%) J2EE
10 8 (2.42%) JSON
11 7 (2.11%) CSS
11 7 (2.11%) Gherkin
11 7 (2.11%) REST
12 4 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.21%) WCF
13 3 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (0.60%) DOM
14 2 (0.60%) Silverlight
14 2 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.97%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.23%) CESG
5 8 (2.42%) Fintech
6 7 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.21%) iPad
9 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.60%) SCADA
10 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.60%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.60%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (22.05%) Windows
2 28 (8.46%) Linux
3 24 (7.25%) Unix
4 19 (5.74%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.63%) Mac OS X
5 12 (3.63%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.21%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (29.91%) Test Automation
3 71 (21.45%) Test Scripting
4 69 (20.85%) Automated Testing
5 67 (20.24%) TDD
6 59 (17.82%) Software Testing
7 54 (16.31%) Open Source
8 52 (15.71%) BDD
9 50 (15.11%) Automation Testing
10 49 (14.80%) Scrum
11 46 (13.90%) Manual Testing
11 46 (13.90%) Performance Testing
12 44 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (12.69%) Penetration Testing
14 41 (12.39%) Defect Management
14 41 (12.39%) Functional Testing
15 37 (11.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (10.88%) SDLC
17 35 (10.57%) Test Strategy
18 32 (9.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (32.33%) Java
2 105 (31.72%) SQL
3 100 (30.21%) C#
4 55 (16.62%) Ruby
5 44 (13.29%) Perl
6 41 (12.39%) Python
7 38 (11.48%) JavaScript
8 30 (9.06%) C++
9 29 (8.76%) VB
10 22 (6.65%) C
11 20 (6.04%) PHP
12 14 (4.23%) VBScript
13 13 (3.93%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.11%) VBA
15 6 (1.81%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (22.05%) Degree
2 71 (21.45%) ISEB
3 44 (13.29%) ISTQB
4 28 (8.46%) Security Cleared
5 27 (8.16%) CREST Certified
5 27 (8.16%) SC Cleared
6 23 (6.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.72%) OSCP
8 8 (2.42%) CHECK Team Leader
9 5 (1.51%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (1.51%) GPEN
9 5 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.51%) Tigerscheme
10 4 (1.21%) CEH
10 4 (1.21%) GIAC
10 4 (1.21%) SANS
11 2 (0.60%) CISSP
11 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) CCNP
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (51.96%) QA
2 18 (5.44%) SDET
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (9.97%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.81%) Nessus
3 5 (1.51%) Puppet
4 4 (1.21%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.21%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.91%) Nmap
6 2 (0.60%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 71 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.46%) HP
3 12 (3.63%) Oracle
3 12 (3.63%) VMware
4 10 (3.02%) Citrix
5 6 (1.81%) SAP
6 5 (1.51%) Apple
7 4 (1.21%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.21%) CA
7 4 (1.21%) Dynatrace
8 3 (0.91%) Telerik
8 3 (0.91%) Twitter
9 2 (0.60%) Facebook
9 2 (0.60%) QNX
10 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.30%) Sage
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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AAP3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
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aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago