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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 728 752 690
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 144 172 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 120 151 150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £67,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +33 68 £52,500 - 11
South East -10 23 £45,000 +20.00% 5
North West +13 17 £34,000 -2.85% 2
South West -22 11 £40,000 +3.89% 1
East Midlands +14 9 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Yorkshire +4 5 £39,000 +11.42% 1
West Midlands -15 4 £45,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +24 3 £45,000 +22.44%
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 161 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (44.22%) Selenium
3 121 (41.16%) QA
4 92 (31.29%) Automated Testing
5 86 (29.25%) ISEB
6 84 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 73 (24.83%) Java
8 69 (23.47%) Finance
9 68 (23.13%) SQL
10 66 (22.45%) Test Scripting
10 66 (22.45%) WebDriver
11 57 (19.39%) Test Automation
12 54 (18.37%) ISTQB
13 53 (18.03%) Software Testing
14 50 (17.01%) .NET
15 49 (16.67%) Scrum
15 49 (16.67%) Cucumber
16 47 (15.99%) Windows
17 46 (15.65%) BDD
18 44 (14.97%) C#
18 44 (14.97%) TDD
19 40 (13.61%) Degree
19 40 (13.61%) JavaScript
20 38 (12.93%) HTML
20 38 (12.93%) JIRA
20 38 (12.93%) Test Strategy
20 38 (12.93%) Android
20 38 (12.93%) Mentoring
21 37 (12.59%) Apple iOS
21 37 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (3.06%) CMS
2 5 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (1.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) uiautomator
Applications
1 15 (5.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.04%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.38%) HTTP
2 6 (2.04%) Internet
3 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.36%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.02%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) SDH
5 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.74%) MySQL
3 8 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.68%) MS Access
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) SSDT
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 130 (44.22%) Selenium
2 66 (22.45%) WebDriver
3 49 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 38 (12.93%) JIRA
5 25 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (8.50%) JMeter
6 24 (8.16%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (7.82%) SpecFlow
8 21 (7.14%) Jenkins
8 21 (7.14%) TeamCity
9 16 (5.44%) NUnit
10 14 (4.76%) LoadRunner
10 14 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 12 (4.08%) Git (software)
12 10 (3.40%) Calabash
13 9 (3.06%) GoogleTest
13 9 (3.06%) WinRunner
13 9 (3.06%) Maven
14 8 (2.72%) JUnit
14 8 (2.72%) SoapUI
General
1 69 (23.47%) Finance
2 21 (7.14%) Banking
3 14 (4.76%) Retail
4 10 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.38%) Games
6 4 (1.36%) Law
6 4 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.02%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Billing
8 2 (0.68%) Front Office
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Electronics
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.01%) .NET
2 38 (12.93%) HTML
3 22 (7.48%) CSS
4 21 (7.14%) Web Services
5 19 (6.46%) XML
6 18 (6.12%) HTML5
7 14 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.42%) REST
9 12 (4.08%) SOAP
10 8 (2.72%) JSON
11 7 (2.38%) CSS3
11 7 (2.38%) jQuery
12 6 (2.04%) Middleware
13 5 (1.70%) Gherkin
14 4 (1.36%) LESS
14 4 (1.36%) Cocoa Touch
14 4 (1.36%) Apache CXF
14 4 (1.36%) Backbone.js
14 4 (1.36%) Apache Flex
14 4 (1.36%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.82%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.44%) Open Source
4 6 (2.04%) Replication
5 5 (1.70%) Clustering
5 5 (1.70%) IPTV
5 5 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.70%) Video on Demand
5 5 (1.70%) User Experience
6 4 (1.36%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.02%) iPad
7 3 (1.02%) iPhone
8 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.68%) DTV
9 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.34%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.99%) Windows
2 38 (12.93%) Android
3 37 (12.59%) Apple iOS
4 25 (8.50%) Linux
5 11 (3.74%) Windows XP
6 10 (3.40%) UNIX
7 6 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.70%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.36%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
10 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (31.29%) Automated Testing
3 84 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 66 (22.45%) Test Scripting
5 57 (19.39%) Test Automation
6 53 (18.03%) Software Testing
7 49 (16.67%) Scrum
8 46 (15.65%) BDD
9 44 (14.97%) TDD
10 38 (12.93%) Test Strategy
10 38 (12.93%) Mentoring
11 37 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (11.22%) Automation Testing
13 32 (10.88%) Performance Testing
13 32 (10.88%) Regression Testing
14 31 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (7.82%) E-Commerce
16 20 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (6.80%) Test Management
17 19 (6.46%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.83%) Java
2 68 (23.13%) SQL
3 44 (14.97%) C#
4 40 (13.61%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.16%) Ruby
6 21 (7.14%) PHP
7 20 (6.80%) Python
8 16 (5.44%) C
9 12 (4.08%) Perl
10 10 (3.40%) Groovy
11 9 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.06%) VBScript
12 7 (2.38%) C++
13 6 (2.04%) VB
14 5 (1.70%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.34%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 86 (29.25%) ISEB
2 54 (18.37%) ISTQB
3 40 (13.61%) Degree
4 20 (6.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.40%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.04%) CISSP
7 3 (1.02%) CISA
7 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.02%) CGEIT
7 3 (1.02%) CRISC
7 3 (1.02%) OSCP
8 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (41.16%) QA
2 5 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) COBIT
3 2 (0.68%) Val IT
4 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.04%) Netcool
3 5 (1.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.82%) Oracle
3 9 (3.06%) Google
4 6 (2.04%) Citrix
5 5 (1.70%) Veritas
5 5 (1.70%) McAfee
6 4 (1.36%) Apple
7 3 (1.02%) HP
7 3 (1.02%) Telerik
8 2 (0.68%) SAP
8 2 (0.68%) New Relic
9 1 (0.34%) Coverity
9 1 (0.34%) Symbian
9 1 (0.34%) IBM
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) Remedy
9 1 (0.34%) Infovista
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) Sun
9 1 (0.34%) BT
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Salary: £45k - £70k plus outstanding package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
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Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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