The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Senior Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Tester
Rank 637 666 683
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 3 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.014% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 11
Median salary £38,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £38,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +3.37%
Senior Software Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38557 41930 48251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.74% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33462 35382 40334
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Senior Software Tester in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £38,000 -
Senior Software Tester
England

Senior Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Senior Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Senior Software Tester in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) RSpec
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Jasmine
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Pair Programming
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Benchmarking
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System

Senior Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Jasmine
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) RSpec
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Benchmarking
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Pair Programming
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet