The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 168 193 189
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 11 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.30% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £49,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,845 £32,500 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £33,725 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Senior Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3503 3741 3685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.19% 94.54% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 3041 3161
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Hampshire region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Hampshire

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Havant - 8 £49,000 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £52,500 -
Southampton - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (86.67%) Finance
1 13 (86.67%) HP
1 13 (86.67%) Performance Testing
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
4 8 (53.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (53.33%) E-business
4 8 (53.33%) VB
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) ISEB
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (26.67%) Front Office
7 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Change Control
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) Selenium
10 1 (6.67%) WCF

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Performance Testing
2 8 (53.33%) E-business
2 8 (53.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) VB
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) HP
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft