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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
UK / England
Rank 670 762 779
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 152 135 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 146 125 133
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
76013 90271 93167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.52% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63587 76564 78024
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +48 49 £57,500 +4.54% 4
North West +2 36 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East +67 31 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Yorkshire +25 13 £55,000 +32.53% 2
West Midlands +8 13 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +14 6 £40,000 -11.11%
South West +15 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England +30 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (45.62%) QA
3 115 (41.97%) Selenium
4 97 (35.40%) Java
5 92 (33.58%) Test Automation
6 90 (32.85%) ISEB
7 78 (28.47%) BDD
8 77 (28.10%) Automated Testing
9 72 (26.28%) Software Testing
10 70 (25.55%) Cucumber
11 69 (25.18%) Windows
12 67 (24.45%) C#
13 65 (23.72%) TDD
14 63 (22.99%) SQL
14 63 (22.99%) Scrum
15 56 (20.44%) Automation Testing
16 54 (19.71%) Linux
17 53 (19.34%) Finance
17 53 (19.34%) WebDriver
18 49 (17.88%) ISTQB
19 48 (17.52%) Performance Testing
20 44 (16.06%) SDLC
21 42 (15.33%) Functional Testing
22 41 (14.96%) Test Scripting
22 41 (14.96%) Python
23 40 (14.60%) JMeter
24 39 (14.23%) SpecFlow
24 39 (14.23%) Relational Database
25 38 (13.87%) Jenkins
25 38 (13.87%) Microsoft

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 14 (5.11%) CMS
2 6 (2.19%) IIS
2 6 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.19%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.46%) Confluence
3 4 (1.46%) IBM Domino
3 4 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (6.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.84%) GitHub
1 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.65%) SaaS
3 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.68%) HTTP
2 15 (5.47%) Internet
3 12 (4.38%) Broadband
3 12 (4.38%) LTE
4 10 (3.65%) Firewall
4 10 (3.65%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.92%) DNS
6 5 (1.82%) Wireless
7 4 (1.46%) IMAP
7 4 (1.46%) NAS
7 4 (1.46%) SAN
7 4 (1.46%) SMTP
7 4 (1.46%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.09%) Network Security
8 3 (1.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.23%) Relational Database
2 27 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.76%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.66%) MySQL
5 19 (6.93%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.38%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.01%) Redis
8 9 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.28%) HBase
9 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 115 (41.97%) Selenium
2 70 (25.55%) Cucumber
3 53 (19.34%) WebDriver
4 40 (14.60%) JMeter
5 39 (14.23%) SpecFlow
6 38 (13.87%) Jenkins
7 34 (12.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (11.68%) JIRA
9 27 (9.85%) SoapUI
10 26 (9.49%) Git (software)
11 22 (8.03%) LoadRunner
12 21 (7.66%) JUnit
13 18 (6.57%) Metasploit
14 17 (6.20%) Visual Studio
15 13 (4.74%) HP UFT
16 9 (3.28%) Hamcrest
16 9 (3.28%) jMock
17 8 (2.92%) Capybara
17 8 (2.92%) Gatling
17 8 (2.92%) TestNG
General
1 53 (19.34%) Finance
2 21 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.19%) Legal
4 4 (1.46%) Banking
4 4 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.09%) Automotive
5 3 (1.09%) Law
5 3 (1.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Back Office
6 2 (0.73%) Electronics
6 2 (0.73%) Games
6 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.87%) Web Services
2 36 (13.14%) Gherkin
3 35 (12.77%) .NET
4 26 (9.49%) RESTful
5 23 (8.39%) HTML
6 20 (7.30%) SOAP
6 20 (7.30%) XML
7 15 (5.47%) JSON
8 13 (4.74%) ASP.NET
9 11 (4.01%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (4.01%) JSON Schema
9 11 (4.01%) JSON-LD
9 11 (4.01%) REST
10 10 (3.65%) Ajax
11 6 (2.19%) Entity Framework
11 6 (2.19%) Lambda Expressions
11 6 (2.19%) LINQ
12 5 (1.82%) Behat
13 4 (1.46%) MAPI
13 4 (1.46%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.01%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (2.92%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.82%) Blog
6 5 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.46%) User Experience
8 3 (1.09%) Fintech
9 2 (0.73%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.36%) iPad
10 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.36%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.18%) Windows
2 54 (19.71%) Linux
3 24 (8.76%) Mac OS X
4 23 (8.39%) Unix
5 20 (7.30%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.74%) VxWorks
7 12 (4.38%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.92%) Kali Linux
9 5 (1.82%) Android
9 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (33.58%) Test Automation
3 78 (28.47%) BDD
4 77 (28.10%) Automated Testing
5 72 (26.28%) Software Testing
6 65 (23.72%) TDD
7 63 (22.99%) Scrum
8 56 (20.44%) Automation Testing
9 48 (17.52%) Performance Testing
10 44 (16.06%) SDLC
11 42 (15.33%) Functional Testing
12 41 (14.96%) Test Scripting
13 36 (13.14%) Open Source
14 35 (12.77%) Kanban
14 35 (12.77%) Mentoring
14 35 (12.77%) Regression Testing
15 34 (12.41%) Penetration Testing
16 31 (11.31%) Defect Management
17 30 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (10.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 97 (35.40%) Java
2 67 (24.45%) C#
3 63 (22.99%) SQL
4 41 (14.96%) Python
5 30 (10.95%) C++
5 30 (10.95%) Perl
6 24 (8.76%) C
7 20 (7.30%) JavaScript
7 20 (7.30%) Ruby
8 16 (5.84%) VB
9 8 (2.92%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.92%) VBScript
10 7 (2.55%) Groovy
10 7 (2.55%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.19%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.82%) PHP
13 4 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.09%) Scala
14 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.73%) sed
Qualifications
1 90 (32.85%) ISEB
2 49 (17.88%) ISTQB
3 26 (9.49%) Security Cleared
4 24 (8.76%) Degree
5 22 (8.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (4.74%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (4.38%) OSCP
8 11 (4.01%) CREST Certified
9 10 (3.65%) CEH
9 10 (3.65%) GPEN
10 7 (2.55%) CHECK Team Leader
10 7 (2.55%) GIAC
11 4 (1.46%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.73%) CISSP
14 1 (0.36%) CCNA
14 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.36%) EC-Council LPT
14 1 (0.36%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (45.62%) QA
2 26 (9.49%) SDET
3 11 (4.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (5.84%) Active Directory
1 16 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (8.39%) Nessus
2 21 (7.66%) Nmap
3 11 (4.01%) Grafana
3 11 (4.01%) Puppet
3 11 (4.01%) StatsD
4 5 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.82%) OpenVAS
5 4 (1.46%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 38 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.84%) VMware
3 12 (4.38%) Oracle
4 11 (4.01%) Splunk
5 9 (3.28%) IBM
6 6 (2.19%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.82%) Coverity
7 5 (1.82%) Qualys
8 4 (1.46%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.46%) SAP
8 4 (1.46%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.73%) Citrix
9 2 (0.73%) HP
9 2 (0.73%) Perforce
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.36%) Cognos
10 1 (0.36%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.36%) Infor
10 1 (0.36%) Intel
10 1 (0.36%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £87,000 per annum plus benefits and car allowence
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum +bonus,Pension,Health (full bens)
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + FlexiTime,Pension
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Salary: £32000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum
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