The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 734 754 696
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 117 117 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 106 108 137
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -1.31%
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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 46 £52,500 -2.32% 11
North West +6 23 £34,500 -8.00% 4
South East -11 18 £51,250 +36.66% 5
West Midlands -19 12 £45,000 +25.00% 2
East of England -6 9 £55,000 +52.77%
East Midlands +23 5 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £38,750 -3.72% 1
South West -7 2 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 163 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (42.21%) Selenium
3 122 (39.61%) QA
4 111 (36.04%) ISEB
5 91 (29.55%) Automated Testing
6 87 (28.25%) Manual Testing
7 69 (22.40%) ISTQB
8 67 (21.75%) SQL
9 64 (20.78%) Test Scripting
10 63 (20.45%) Finance
11 62 (20.13%) WebDriver
12 55 (17.86%) Software Testing
13 54 (17.53%) Java
13 54 (17.53%) Test Automation
14 53 (17.21%) Degree
15 50 (16.23%) Windows
16 49 (15.91%) Cucumber
16 49 (15.91%) Scrum
17 42 (13.64%) Android
18 41 (13.31%) Apple iOS
19 40 (12.99%) JIRA
20 38 (12.34%) JavaScript
20 38 (12.34%) BDD
21 37 (12.01%) Test Strategy
21 37 (12.01%) QuickTest Pro
22 36 (11.69%) Regression Testing
23 34 (11.04%) C#
23 34 (11.04%) HTML
23 34 (11.04%) Computer Science
23 34 (11.04%) TDD

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.60%) CMS
2 6 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (1.95%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) uiautomator
Applications
1 20 (6.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.25%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) HTTP
2 5 (1.62%) FTP
3 4 (1.30%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.97%) Internet
4 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.65%) Network Security
6 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.19%) MySQL
2 12 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.92%) MS Access
4 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.65%) SSDT
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.32%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 130 (42.21%) Selenium
2 62 (20.13%) WebDriver
3 49 (15.91%) Cucumber
4 40 (12.99%) JIRA
5 37 (12.01%) QuickTest Pro
6 23 (7.47%) SpecFlow
7 21 (6.82%) JMeter
8 20 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (4.87%) NUnit
10 13 (4.22%) Maven
10 13 (4.22%) Git (software)
11 12 (3.90%) TeamCity
11 12 (3.90%) Jenkins
12 10 (3.25%) Calabash
13 9 (2.92%) GoogleTest
13 9 (2.92%) JUnit
14 8 (2.60%) Subversion
15 7 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.95%) JBehave
16 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (20.45%) Finance
2 18 (5.84%) Banking
2 18 (5.84%) Retail
3 10 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.60%) Front Office
5 6 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.95%) Games
6 3 (0.97%) Advertising
6 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.04%) HTML
2 33 (10.71%) .NET
3 28 (9.09%) Web Services
4 23 (7.47%) XML
5 20 (6.49%) REST
6 18 (5.84%) CSS
7 12 (3.90%) HTML5
8 9 (2.92%) JSON
8 9 (2.92%) SOAP
9 6 (1.95%) J2EE
9 6 (1.95%) Middleware
9 6 (1.95%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.30%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (1.30%) Apache Flex
10 4 (1.30%) Flash
10 4 (1.30%) Cocoa
10 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.97%) XSL
11 3 (0.97%) J2ME
11 3 (0.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.04%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.57%) Open Source
3 11 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.25%) User Experience
5 8 (2.60%) Life Science
5 8 (2.60%) Credit Risk
6 7 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.95%) Clustering
7 6 (1.95%) iPad
8 5 (1.62%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.62%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.62%) IPTV
9 4 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (0.97%) iPhone
10 3 (0.97%) Replication
10 3 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.97%) Physics
10 3 (0.97%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.23%) Windows
2 42 (13.64%) Android
3 41 (13.31%) Apple iOS
4 25 (8.12%) Linux
5 19 (6.17%) UNIX
6 9 (2.92%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.95%) Solaris
8 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (1.30%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (29.55%) Automated Testing
3 87 (28.25%) Manual Testing
4 64 (20.78%) Test Scripting
5 55 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 54 (17.53%) Test Automation
7 49 (15.91%) Scrum
8 38 (12.34%) BDD
9 37 (12.01%) Test Strategy
10 36 (11.69%) Regression Testing
11 34 (11.04%) TDD
11 34 (11.04%) Automation Testing
12 32 (10.39%) Mentoring
13 31 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
14 29 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (8.44%) Test Management
16 19 (6.17%) Software Engineering
17 18 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (5.52%) System Testing
18 17 (5.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.75%) SQL
2 54 (17.53%) Java
3 38 (12.34%) JavaScript
4 34 (11.04%) C#
5 13 (4.22%) VBScript
5 13 (4.22%) Ruby
5 13 (4.22%) C
6 11 (3.57%) PHP
6 11 (3.57%) Python
7 10 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.92%) Groovy
8 9 (2.92%) C++
9 8 (2.60%) Perl
10 7 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.62%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.65%) VB
13 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.32%) Lua
Qualifications
1 111 (36.04%) ISEB
2 69 (22.40%) ISTQB
3 53 (17.21%) Degree
4 32 (10.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.25%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.92%) CISSP
7 8 (2.60%) OSCP
8 4 (1.30%) VCP4
8 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (39.61%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.87%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.95%) Netcool
2 6 (1.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 28 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.82%) Oracle
3 9 (2.92%) Google
4 7 (2.27%) Citrix
5 6 (1.95%) Veritas
5 6 (1.95%) McAfee
6 4 (1.30%) Apple
7 3 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.32%) Coverity
8 1 (0.32%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.32%) BT
8 1 (0.32%) VMware
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe
8 1 (0.32%) Sun
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.32%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Symbian
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
KPRS
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Salary: From £27,429 to £33,524 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + training, progression, 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum Salary is dependant on personal skil
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum up to £28K pkus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago