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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 182 187 189
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% 0.027% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.027% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +9.58%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
3293 3676 3929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.72% 98.37% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2890 3054 3390
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
Southampton - 3 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £57,000 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) ISEB
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
4 5 (55.56%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Test Management
6 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Ruby
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) NUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
5 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
5 1 (11.11%) Testopia
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
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