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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 697 739 692
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 204 123 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 180 101 169
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 70 £52,500 +7.69% 5
South East +30 65 £39,000 -10.85% 2
South West -1 20 £38,250 +0.65% 1
East Midlands +2 15 £33,000 -0.75% 1
East of England -7 14 £46,250 +15.62%
North West +8 7 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Yorkshire -41 7 £35,750 -15.38% 3
West Midlands +3 6 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 138 (36.32%) Java
2 128 (33.68%) Selenium
3 121 (31.84%) SQL
4 105 (27.63%) QA
5 96 (25.26%) Automated Testing
6 89 (23.42%) Test Automation
7 88 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (23.16%) Degree
8 80 (21.05%) ISEB
8 80 (21.05%) Finance
9 78 (20.53%) Scrum
10 69 (18.16%) C#
11 68 (17.89%) JMeter
12 64 (16.84%) Test Scripting
13 63 (16.58%) Manual Testing
14 61 (16.05%) QuickTest Pro
14 61 (16.05%) .NET
15 57 (15.00%) Performance Testing
16 55 (14.47%) Oracle
17 53 (13.95%) Test Strategy
18 49 (12.89%) WebDriver
18 49 (12.89%) Microsoft
19 48 (12.63%) TDD
20 47 (12.37%) ISTQB
21 46 (12.11%) PL/SQL
21 46 (12.11%) Python
22 44 (11.58%) Cucumber
23 43 (11.32%) Computer Science
24 41 (10.79%) Ruby
25 39 (10.26%) HTML

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (0.26%) IIS
2 1 (0.26%) Apache
2 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.26%) CMS
2 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.11%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.21%) TCP/IP
1 16 (4.21%) Wireless
2 9 (2.37%) Wireless Security
3 8 (2.11%) Firewall
4 5 (1.32%) HTTP
5 3 (0.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 27 (7.11%) MySQL
3 19 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.79%) Neo4j
5 3 (0.79%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 128 (33.68%) Selenium
2 68 (17.89%) JMeter
3 61 (16.05%) QuickTest Pro
4 49 (12.89%) WebDriver
5 44 (11.58%) Cucumber
6 35 (9.21%) JIRA
7 34 (8.95%) LoadRunner
8 28 (7.37%) Jenkins
9 27 (7.11%) JUnit
10 17 (4.47%) NUnit
10 17 (4.47%) Subversion
10 17 (4.47%) Calabash
11 12 (3.16%) Selenium IDE
11 12 (3.16%) TestNG
11 12 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.89%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.63%) Hudson
13 10 (2.63%) MSTest
13 10 (2.63%) FitNesse
13 10 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 80 (21.05%) Finance
2 19 (5.00%) Retail
3 17 (4.47%) Banking
4 8 (2.11%) Electronics
5 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.58%) Games
7 5 (1.32%) Legal
8 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.05%) .NET
2 39 (10.26%) HTML
3 30 (7.89%) Web Services
4 25 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 24 (6.32%) CSS
5 24 (6.32%) J2EE
6 20 (5.26%) XML
7 11 (2.89%) REST
8 10 (2.63%) HTML5
9 8 (2.11%) Flash
9 8 (2.11%) SOAP
9 8 (2.11%) Silverlight
9 8 (2.11%) Adobe AIR
10 7 (1.84%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.84%) Spring
10 7 (1.84%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.05%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (0.79%) Ajax
12 3 (0.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.89%) Open Source
3 26 (6.84%) Mathematics
4 25 (6.58%) Life Science
5 24 (6.32%) Mobile App
6 20 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (4.74%) Chemistry
8 15 (3.95%) Biology
8 15 (3.95%) Physics
9 12 (3.16%) Statistics
9 12 (3.16%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.37%) iSeries
11 8 (2.11%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.84%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (1.05%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
14 4 (1.05%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.79%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.00%) Windows
2 28 (7.37%) Linux
3 26 (6.84%) UNIX
4 23 (6.05%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.00%) Android
6 8 (2.11%) Solaris
6 8 (2.11%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (25.26%) Automated Testing
2 89 (23.42%) Test Automation
3 88 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (20.53%) Scrum
5 64 (16.84%) Test Scripting
6 63 (16.58%) Manual Testing
7 57 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 53 (13.95%) Test Strategy
9 48 (12.63%) TDD
10 38 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 36 (9.47%) Software Testing
12 33 (8.68%) BDD
13 29 (7.63%) Regression Testing
14 28 (7.37%) Test Management
15 27 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
17 25 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (6.58%) System Testing
18 21 (5.53%) E-Commerce
19 19 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (36.32%) Java
2 121 (31.84%) SQL
3 69 (18.16%) C#
4 46 (12.11%) Python
4 46 (12.11%) PL/SQL
5 41 (10.79%) Ruby
6 32 (8.42%) PHP
7 29 (7.63%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.21%) Perl
9 13 (3.42%) C++
9 13 (3.42%) C
10 12 (3.16%) VBScript
11 8 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.58%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.32%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.05%) COBOL
16 3 (0.79%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.79%) Lua
16 3 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (23.16%) Degree
2 80 (21.05%) ISEB
3 47 (12.37%) ISTQB
4 23 (6.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (5.00%) CEH
6 16 (4.21%) CISSP
7 9 (2.37%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) GPEN
8 3 (0.79%) OSCP
8 3 (0.79%) CISA
8 3 (0.79%) PhD
9 2 (0.53%) GCIH
9 2 (0.53%) CISM
9 2 (0.53%) OSCE
9 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.53%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.53%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.26%) GIAC
10 1 (0.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (27.63%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (1.58%) vSphere
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (6.84%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 55 (14.47%) Oracle
2 49 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.47%) HP
4 9 (2.37%) Citrix
5 8 (2.11%) Adobe
6 6 (1.58%) VMware
6 6 (1.58%) Telerik
7 4 (1.05%) IBM
8 3 (0.79%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.53%) Progress
9 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.26%) Sun
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Ex Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Family Investments
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 26 days ago