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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 759 802 801
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 182 146 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 152 122 158
Median salary £53,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £33,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
92880 100890 108933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.53% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78915 83178 89191
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +33 91 £57,500 +9.52% 7
South East +24 26 £45,000 +2.27% 2
North West +24 18 £42,500 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +25 13 £45,000 +15.38% 1
West Midlands -4 12 £36,000 -10.00%
South West -1 11 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England +21 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +7 1 £33,000 -20.48%
North East - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 189 (57.80%) QA
2 174 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (40.98%) Selenium
4 102 (31.19%) C#
5 99 (30.28%) Test Automation
6 98 (29.97%) SQL
7 94 (28.75%) Finance
8 91 (27.83%) Java
9 82 (25.08%) TDD
10 79 (24.16%) Automated Testing
11 73 (22.32%) Microsoft
12 72 (22.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 68 (20.80%) BDD
14 67 (20.49%) ISEB
15 65 (19.88%) Test Scripting
16 62 (18.96%) Windows
17 61 (18.65%) .NET
18 58 (17.74%) Degree
18 58 (17.74%) WebDriver
18 58 (17.74%) Automation Testing
19 55 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (16.51%) Software Testing
21 53 (16.21%) ISTQB
22 49 (14.98%) Manual Testing
23 48 (14.68%) Scrum
24 46 (14.07%) Ruby
25 42 (12.84%) Open Source
26 41 (12.54%) Test Strategy
27 40 (12.23%) JMeter
28 38 (11.62%) Performance 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 12 (3.67%) IIS
2 6 (1.83%) CMS
3 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.34%) HTTP
2 12 (3.67%) Internet
3 11 (3.36%) Firewall
3 11 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.75%) Wireless
5 6 (1.83%) DNS
6 5 (1.53%) Wireless Security
7 4 (1.22%) LAN
7 4 (1.22%) WAN
8 3 (0.92%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.61%) Network Security
9 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.31%) SAN
10 1 (0.31%) VoIP
10 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.22%) MySQL
4 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.61%) MS Access
5 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.31%) Big Data
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 134 (40.98%) Selenium
2 72 (22.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (17.74%) WebDriver
4 40 (12.23%) JMeter
5 38 (11.62%) Cucumber
6 36 (11.01%) SpecFlow
7 34 (10.40%) HP UFT
8 33 (10.09%) LoadRunner
8 33 (10.09%) Visual Studio
9 32 (9.79%) Git (software)
10 27 (8.26%) JIRA
11 18 (5.50%) Jenkins
11 18 (5.50%) SoapUI
12 14 (4.28%) Subversion
13 11 (3.36%) MSTest
14 10 (3.06%) JUnit
15 9 (2.75%) NUnit
16 8 (2.45%) Bugzilla
17 7 (2.14%) RSpec
17 7 (2.14%) TestNG
General
1 94 (28.75%) Finance
2 9 (2.75%) Banking
2 9 (2.75%) Marketing
2 9 (2.75%) Retail
3 8 (2.45%) Law
4 7 (2.14%) Games
4 7 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.83%) Electronics
6 5 (1.53%) Legal
6 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.53%) Publishing
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.65%) .NET
2 29 (8.87%) Web Services
3 25 (7.65%) HTML
4 16 (4.89%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.89%) XML
5 13 (3.98%) Ajax
5 13 (3.98%) SOAP
6 12 (3.67%) Gherkin
7 9 (2.75%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.45%) J2EE
8 8 (2.45%) REST
9 7 (2.14%) JSON
9 7 (2.14%) RESTful
10 6 (1.83%) CSS
11 4 (1.22%) HTML5
12 3 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.61%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.61%) DHTML
13 2 (0.61%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.09%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.45%) Fintech
6 7 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.83%) CESG
7 6 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.53%) iDTV
9 4 (1.22%) iPad
10 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.61%) SCADA
10 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.61%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) BBC
11 1 (0.31%) Blog
11 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.31%) PKI
11 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.96%) Windows
2 22 (6.73%) Linux
3 18 (5.50%) Unix
4 17 (5.20%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.06%) Mac OS X
5 10 (3.06%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.92%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (30.28%) Test Automation
3 82 (25.08%) TDD
4 79 (24.16%) Automated Testing
5 68 (20.80%) BDD
6 65 (19.88%) Test Scripting
7 58 (17.74%) Automation Testing
8 55 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (16.51%) Software Testing
10 49 (14.98%) Manual Testing
11 48 (14.68%) Scrum
12 42 (12.84%) Open Source
13 41 (12.54%) Test Strategy
14 38 (11.62%) Performance Testing
14 38 (11.62%) Test Management
15 37 (11.31%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (11.01%) Regression Testing
17 33 (10.09%) Defect Management
17 33 (10.09%) Functional Testing
17 33 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (31.19%) C#
2 98 (29.97%) SQL
3 91 (27.83%) Java
4 46 (14.07%) Ruby
5 33 (10.09%) JavaScript
6 30 (9.17%) C++
6 30 (9.17%) Python
7 23 (7.03%) Perl
8 18 (5.50%) VB
9 14 (4.28%) PHP
10 13 (3.98%) C
11 10 (3.06%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.06%) VBScript
12 9 (2.75%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.83%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.22%) VBA
15 1 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 67 (20.49%) ISEB
2 58 (17.74%) Degree
3 53 (16.21%) ISTQB
4 25 (7.65%) Security Cleared
5 24 (7.34%) CREST Certified
6 22 (6.73%) SC Cleared
7 21 (6.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.45%) CHECK Team Leader
8 8 (2.45%) OSCP
9 6 (1.83%) Tigerscheme
10 5 (1.53%) CHECK Team Member
10 5 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (1.22%) GIAC
11 4 (1.22%) GPEN
11 4 (1.22%) SANS
12 3 (0.92%) CEH
13 2 (0.61%) OSCE
14 1 (0.31%) CISSP
14 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.31%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (57.80%) QA
2 16 (4.89%) SDET
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (9.48%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.53%) Puppet
3 4 (1.22%) CA Wily
3 4 (1.22%) HP Fortify
3 4 (1.22%) Nessus
4 2 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.61%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.31%) Nmap
5 1 (0.31%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 73 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.95%) HP
3 10 (3.06%) Citrix
3 10 (3.06%) Oracle
3 10 (3.06%) VMware
4 6 (1.83%) SAP
5 5 (1.53%) Apple
6 4 (1.22%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.22%) CA
6 4 (1.22%) Dynatrace
7 3 (0.92%) Twitter
8 2 (0.61%) Facebook
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
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