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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank - 188 195
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.026% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.027% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £36,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
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
3582 3693 3868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.32% 94.47% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3032 3110 3138
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 8 (53.33%) ISEB
5 7 (46.67%) C#
6 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (26.67%) QA
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) MS Access
9 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (20.00%) JIRA
9 3 (20.00%) Line Management
10 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
10 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (13.33%) Android
10 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (13.33%) HTML

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XSL
2 1 (6.67%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft