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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank - 181 188
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £36,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
3592 3896 3742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.61% 94.45% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 3325 3052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) MS Access
6 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft