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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 183 - 191
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.16% - 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +4.16%
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
3644 3125 4015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.82% 95.83% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3162 2598 3393
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Winchester - 5 £47,500 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (95.83%) Selenium
2 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 17 (70.83%) WebDriver
3 17 (70.83%) ISEB
4 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
5 13 (54.17%) ISTQB
5 13 (54.17%) QA
6 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 11 (45.83%) Manual Testing
7 11 (45.83%) JIRA
8 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
9 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (29.17%) C#
10 7 (29.17%) Java
11 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 6 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Test Management
11 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (25.00%) SaaS
12 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
12 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
12 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
12 5 (20.83%) Android
12 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
12 5 (20.83%) Maven
12 5 (20.83%) SQL
12 5 (20.83%) HTML
13 4 (16.67%) Microsoft

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Selenium
2 17 (70.83%) WebDriver
3 11 (45.83%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.83%) Maven
5 4 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) XSL
3 3 (12.50%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
1 5 (20.83%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 11 (45.83%) Manual Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Test Management
7 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Line Management
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) System Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) ISEB
2 13 (54.17%) ISTQB
3 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle