The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Tester
Rank 606 - 623
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £51,250 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Senior Software Tester Salary Histogram 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 18 December 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
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Tester
England

Senior Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) PHP
3 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 8 (61.54%) JIRA
4 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 6 (46.15%) Video on Demand
5 6 (46.15%) Basecamp
5 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
5 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 6 (46.15%) Adobe AIR
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) MySQL
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) Flash
5 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
5 6 (46.15%) Adobe
5 6 (46.15%) Subversion
5 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) Electronics
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
7 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
8 3 (23.08%) Behat
8 3 (23.08%) ISEB
9 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) Scrum

Senior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
5 3 (23.08%) Behat
6 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) XML
1 6 (46.15%) Flash
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Video on Demand
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe