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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 183 - 191
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.026% - 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
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
3590 3411 4026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.05% 95.07% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 2831 3320
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,800
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
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 26 February 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 - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
3 15 (71.43%) WebDriver
4 14 (66.67%) ISEB
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
6 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
6 10 (47.62%) QA
7 9 (42.86%) JIRA
7 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
7 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
9 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (33.33%) C#
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 5 (23.81%) HTML
11 5 (23.81%) Java
11 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
11 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
11 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
11 5 (23.81%) Android
11 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
11 5 (23.81%) Maven
12 4 (19.05%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (19.05%) Test Management
12 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
12 4 (19.05%) SaaS
12 4 (19.05%) SQL
12 4 (19.05%) Oracle
12 4 (19.05%) Web Services

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 9 (42.86%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) Maven
4 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
4 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) XSL
3 3 (14.29%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
1 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Line Management
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 1 (4.76%) System Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) ISEB
2 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
3 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft