The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 530 582 569
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 82 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 74 53 33
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £67,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.25% -11.76%
Senior 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
40376 43976 41848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.15% 93.53% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34392 36762 35111
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in London

Senior 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 Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +33 17 £46,563 -1.97%
Ealing - 13 £52,500 - 1
Croydon - 1 £43,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 87 (56.49%) Selenium
2 77 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (48.70%) QA
4 74 (48.05%) BDD
5 71 (46.10%) Java
6 64 (41.56%) C#
7 63 (40.91%) WebDriver
8 54 (35.06%) Finance
9 47 (30.52%) TDD
10 45 (29.22%) Test Scripting
11 44 (28.57%) SQL
12 36 (23.38%) Automated Testing
12 36 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (22.08%) Manual Testing
13 34 (22.08%) Cucumber
14 32 (20.78%) SpecFlow
15 31 (20.13%) Test Automation
15 31 (20.13%) Performance Testing
15 31 (20.13%) Ruby
15 31 (20.13%) Scrum
16 30 (19.48%) Windows
17 29 (18.83%) ISEB
18 28 (18.18%) Automation Testing
19 27 (17.53%) Refactoring
20 25 (16.23%) Python
21 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
22 22 (14.29%) Regression Testing
22 22 (14.29%) Relational Database
23 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
23 21 (13.64%) JIRA

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) Broadband
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.95%) MySQL
5 2 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 87 (56.49%) Selenium
2 63 (40.91%) WebDriver
3 34 (22.08%) Cucumber
4 32 (20.78%) SpecFlow
5 21 (13.64%) JIRA
6 16 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (9.74%) Mockito
8 14 (9.09%) JMeter
9 13 (8.44%) LoadRunner
9 13 (8.44%) Jenkins
10 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
11 10 (6.49%) TeamCity
12 7 (4.55%) NUnit
12 7 (4.55%) JUnit
13 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.60%) Subversion
14 4 (2.60%) FitNesse
14 4 (2.60%) TestNG
14 4 (2.60%) SoapUI
14 4 (2.60%) Capybara
General
1 54 (35.06%) Finance
2 19 (12.34%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Games
4 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Marketing
5 4 (2.60%) Law
6 3 (1.95%) Electronics
6 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.30%) Legal
7 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.69%) Web Services
2 17 (11.04%) .NET
3 16 (10.39%) Gherkin
4 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.19%) SOAP
5 7 (4.55%) XML
5 7 (4.55%) REST
6 6 (3.90%) J2EE
6 6 (3.90%) HTML
7 4 (2.60%) J2SE
7 4 (2.60%) JSON
7 4 (2.60%) Apache CXF
8 3 (1.95%) HTML5
8 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.95%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.30%) JRockit
9 2 (1.30%) Middleware
9 2 (1.30%) CSS
10 1 (0.65%) XSL
10 1 (0.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.44%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.90%) User Experience
5 5 (3.25%) Replication
6 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.95%) DTV
8 2 (1.30%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.65%) Equities
9 1 (0.65%) Life Science
9 1 (0.65%) Wiki
9 1 (0.65%) Blog
9 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.48%) Windows
2 21 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 19 (12.34%) Windows 8
3 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (12.34%) Windows XP
3 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (12.34%) Windows Vista
3 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.79%) Linux
5 8 (5.19%) UNIX
6 6 (3.90%) Android
6 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (48.05%) BDD
3 47 (30.52%) TDD
4 45 (29.22%) Test Scripting
5 36 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (23.38%) Automated Testing
6 34 (22.08%) Manual Testing
7 31 (20.13%) Performance Testing
7 31 (20.13%) Test Automation
7 31 (20.13%) Scrum
8 28 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 27 (17.53%) Refactoring
10 22 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 21 (13.64%) Test Strategy
12 20 (12.99%) Pair Programming
13 18 (11.69%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (8.44%) Open Source
15 12 (7.79%) Security Testing
16 11 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (46.10%) Java
2 64 (41.56%) C#
3 44 (28.57%) SQL
4 31 (20.13%) Ruby
5 25 (16.23%) Python
6 8 (5.19%) PHP
7 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.25%) C
9 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.95%) C++
10 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.65%) XPath
11 1 (0.65%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) ISEB
2 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.19%) Degree
5 7 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.95%) OSCP
6 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.30%) GPEN
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) CISA
8 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.65%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (48.70%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) COBIT
3 1 (0.65%) GCP
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.65%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.44%) Oracle
3 4 (2.60%) VMware
4 3 (1.95%) Telerik
4 3 (1.95%) SAP
5 2 (1.30%) Sun
5 2 (1.30%) Capita
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Royal British Legion
Salary: £27,945-£30,015 plus £4,452 London Weighting per annum Plus £10,603 Market Supplement per annum
Posted: 14 days ago