The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Tester
Rank 624 606 611
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 12 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.007% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.007% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 20
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 41400 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.29% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37463 34618 42150
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Tester
England

Senior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Software Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester across the London region.

Senior Software Tester Salary Trend in London

Senior Software Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
City of London -3 8 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Senior Software Tester
England

Senior Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Mobile App
2 11 (52.38%) JIRA
2 11 (52.38%) PHP
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) MySQL
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) Adobe
3 10 (47.62%) Flash
3 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 10 (47.62%) Web Development
3 10 (47.62%) Selenium
3 10 (47.62%) Adobe AIR
3 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) Subversion
3 10 (47.62%) Electronics
3 10 (47.62%) Basecamp
3 10 (47.62%) Video on Demand
4 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB

Senior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) JIRA
2 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) Subversion
3 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (14.29%) JMeter
4 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.76%) Behat
General
1 10 (47.62%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
1 10 (47.62%) XML
1 10 (47.62%) Flash
1 10 (47.62%) Adobe AIR
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Mobile App
2 10 (47.62%) Video on Demand
3 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
4 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Handset
7 1 (4.76%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
2 10 (47.62%) Web Development
2 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Release Management
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Product Management
8 1 (4.76%) Document Management
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PHP
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) VBScript
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) ISEB
4 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Adobe
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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