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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 176 - 191
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 20 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.52% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 2
Average salary £41,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.43%
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
3693 3277 3962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.25% 95.93% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3168 2772 3448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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
Winchester - 6 £47,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 £41,000 -
Petersfield - 4 £32,500 -
Andover - 3 £34,500 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 22 (91.67%) Selenium
2 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (75.00%) ISEB
3 16 (66.67%) WebDriver
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%) Manual Testing
6 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 11 (45.83%) JIRA
8 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
9 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (33.33%) Java
11 7 (29.17%) C#
12 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (25.00%) SQL
12 6 (25.00%) Web Services
12 6 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (25.00%) Test Management
12 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (25.00%) SaaS
13 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
13 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
13 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
13 5 (20.83%) Android
13 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
13 5 (20.83%) Maven
13 5 (20.83%) HTML
14 4 (16.67%) Windows

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (91.67%) Selenium
2 16 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 11 (45.83%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) Maven
4 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
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
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
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%) Android
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) Line Management
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) 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
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 33k per year + Company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago