The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 730 678 691
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 173 181 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 152 150 174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,752
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Tester
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -45 78 £52,500 +14.13% 9
South East -8 34 £37,500 -6.25% 7
South West +7 21 £38,500 +10.00% 6
North West -6 12 £35,000 +4.47% 1
East of England -28 11 £36,750 -13.52% 3
West Midlands +6 5 £36,000 +10.76%
Yorkshire -50 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Midlands -24 4 £40,000 -1.23%
Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
North East -8 1 - - 1
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 101 (34.71%) QA
2 100 (34.36%) Java
3 97 (33.33%) Selenium
4 82 (28.18%) Scrum
5 70 (24.05%) Test Automation
6 69 (23.71%) ISEB
7 67 (23.02%) SQL
8 66 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (21.65%) Degree
10 62 (21.31%) Automated Testing
11 53 (18.21%) Finance
12 49 (16.84%) C#
12 49 (16.84%) Test Scripting
13 47 (16.15%) Test Strategy
14 46 (15.81%) WebDriver
15 44 (15.12%) .NET
15 44 (15.12%) TDD
16 38 (13.06%) Performance Testing
17 37 (12.71%) ISTQB
17 37 (12.71%) Python
18 36 (12.37%) Computer Science
19 33 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
19 33 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (11.00%) Ruby
21 31 (10.65%) BDD
21 31 (10.65%) JIRA
22 30 (10.31%) Software Testing
22 30 (10.31%) PHP
23 29 (9.97%) Windows
24 27 (9.28%) E-Commerce

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (2.41%) Confluence
2 4 (1.37%) TWiki
2 4 (1.37%) OpenEdge
2 4 (1.37%) Apache
3 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.03%) CMS
4 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.34%) WordPress
5 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Mingle
1 4 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.87%) Wireless
2 19 (6.53%) Firewall
3 11 (3.78%) VoIP
4 6 (2.06%) Wireless Security
5 4 (1.37%) Internet
6 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.69%) HTTP
8 1 (0.34%) DHCP
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) DNS
8 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.34%) CTI
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.84%) MySQL
3 8 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 97 (33.33%) Selenium
2 46 (15.81%) WebDriver
3 31 (10.65%) JIRA
4 22 (7.56%) Cucumber
5 21 (7.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 17 (5.84%) Jenkins
6 17 (5.84%) SoapUI
7 16 (5.50%) JUnit
8 15 (5.15%) JMeter
8 15 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (4.47%) Visual Studio
10 12 (4.12%) LoadRunner
11 10 (3.44%) SpecFlow
11 10 (3.44%) Selenium IDE
12 8 (2.75%) Hudson
12 8 (2.75%) Calabash
13 7 (2.41%) JBehave
13 7 (2.41%) MSTest
13 7 (2.41%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.41%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (18.21%) Finance
2 25 (8.59%) Banking
3 9 (3.09%) Retail
4 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.06%) Online Betting
6 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.37%) Games
8 3 (1.03%) Electronics
8 3 (1.03%) Law
8 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.12%) .NET
2 26 (8.93%) HTML
3 17 (5.84%) Web Services
4 15 (5.15%) ASP.NET
4 15 (5.15%) CSS
4 15 (5.15%) SOAP
5 11 (3.78%) XML
5 11 (3.78%) REST
6 10 (3.44%) HTML5
7 9 (3.09%) Gherkin
8 7 (2.41%) J2EE
8 7 (2.41%) Silverlight
9 6 (2.06%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.72%) LAMP
11 3 (1.03%) JSON
12 2 (0.69%) Ajax
12 2 (0.69%) WCF
12 2 (0.69%) Adobe AIR
12 2 (0.69%) jQuery
12 2 (0.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.37%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.53%) Open Source
2 19 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.75%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.41%) EMV
5 7 (2.41%) EFTPOS
5 7 (2.41%) Smartcard
6 6 (2.06%) iSeries
7 5 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.72%) Life Science
7 5 (1.72%) Chemistry
7 5 (1.72%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.37%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.03%) Statistics
10 2 (0.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.97%) Windows
2 22 (7.56%) Linux
3 21 (7.22%) Android
4 17 (5.84%) Apple iOS
5 15 (5.15%) UNIX
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.18%) Scrum
2 70 (24.05%) Test Automation
3 66 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (21.31%) Automated Testing
5 49 (16.84%) Test Scripting
6 47 (16.15%) Test Strategy
7 44 (15.12%) TDD
8 38 (13.06%) Performance Testing
9 33 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
9 33 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (10.65%) BDD
11 30 (10.31%) Software Testing
12 27 (9.28%) E-Commerce
13 22 (7.56%) Manual Testing
13 22 (7.56%) Automation Testing
14 20 (6.87%) Security Testing
15 19 (6.53%) Test Management
16 18 (6.19%) System Testing
16 18 (6.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 16 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (34.36%) Java
2 67 (23.02%) SQL
3 49 (16.84%) C#
4 37 (12.71%) Python
5 32 (11.00%) Ruby
6 30 (10.31%) PHP
7 22 (7.56%) Perl
8 17 (5.84%) JavaScript
9 12 (4.12%) C++
10 11 (3.78%) C
11 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.06%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.37%) COBOL
15 3 (1.03%) VBScript
15 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.69%) Groovy
17 1 (0.34%) VBA
17 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (23.71%) ISEB
2 63 (21.65%) Degree
3 37 (12.71%) ISTQB
4 20 (6.87%) CEH
5 13 (4.47%) GWAPT
5 13 (4.47%) GPEN
5 13 (4.47%) OSCP
6 10 (3.44%) OSCE
6 10 (3.44%) GCIH
7 9 (3.09%) CISSP
8 5 (1.72%) PhD
9 4 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.03%) GIAC
10 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.69%) OSWP
11 2 (0.69%) CISA
12 1 (0.34%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.34%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (34.71%) QA
2 7 (2.41%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.03%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (8.59%) Oracle
2 22 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.15%) HP
4 6 (2.06%) Telerik
5 5 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe
7 1 (0.34%) Sun
7 1 (0.34%) Citrix
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.34%) BT
7 1 (0.34%) VMware
7 1 (0.34%) Aquila
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: 30-38000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago