The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 577 572 538
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 70 46 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 105
Average salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44849 41381 48880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.46% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37712 34656 42600
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 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Tester
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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 -6 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Docklands, London +4 1 £50,000 -48.71%
Surbiton - 1 £57,500 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 62 (41.06%) Java
2 61 (40.40%) Selenium
3 52 (34.44%) Test Automation
4 51 (33.77%) QA
5 46 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (28.48%) Cucumber
7 38 (25.17%) Scrum
8 37 (24.50%) Finance
9 34 (22.52%) TDD
10 33 (21.85%) Ruby
10 33 (21.85%) SQL
10 33 (21.85%) WebDriver
11 32 (21.19%) Test Scripting
12 30 (19.87%) Degree
13 29 (19.21%) PHP
13 29 (19.21%) C#
14 25 (16.56%) Automated Testing
14 25 (16.56%) HTML
15 24 (15.89%) CSS
15 24 (15.89%) JMeter
16 23 (15.23%) BDD
16 23 (15.23%) Jenkins
16 23 (15.23%) JIRA
17 22 (14.57%) Computer Science
18 21 (13.91%) Mobile App
18 21 (13.91%) Python
19 20 (13.25%) JUnit
20 19 (12.58%) Performance Testing
20 19 (12.58%) Test Strategy
20 19 (12.58%) Apple iOS

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (2.65%) Confluence
2 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) CMS
2 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.30%) Basecamp
2 2 (1.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) Wireless
2 9 (5.96%) Wireless Security
3 4 (2.65%) HTTP
4 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.62%) MySQL
2 3 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) Neo4j
2 3 (1.99%) Hazelcast
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (40.40%) Selenium
2 43 (28.48%) Cucumber
3 33 (21.85%) WebDriver
4 24 (15.89%) JMeter
5 23 (15.23%) JIRA
5 23 (15.23%) Jenkins
6 20 (13.25%) JUnit
7 17 (11.26%) Subversion
7 17 (11.26%) Calabash
8 13 (8.61%) LoadRunner
9 12 (7.95%) NUnit
10 10 (6.62%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (6.62%) TestNG
11 8 (5.30%) Hudson
11 8 (5.30%) SpecFlow
12 7 (4.64%) JBehave
12 7 (4.64%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
13 6 (3.97%) Maven
13 6 (3.97%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (24.50%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Banking
3 8 (5.30%) Retail
3 8 (5.30%) Electronics
4 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.31%) Games
6 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.56%) HTML
2 24 (15.89%) CSS
3 18 (11.92%) .NET
4 12 (7.95%) XML
5 11 (7.28%) REST
5 11 (7.28%) Web Services
6 8 (5.30%) Flash
6 8 (5.30%) Adobe AIR
7 7 (4.64%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.97%) Gherkin
9 5 (3.31%) J2EE
10 4 (2.65%) SOAP
11 3 (1.99%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.99%) Spring
11 3 (1.99%) JSON
11 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.99%) J2SE
11 3 (1.99%) Apache Camel
11 3 (1.99%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.91%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.96%) Open Source
4 8 (5.30%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.31%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.65%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.99%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.66%) Handset
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.58%) Apple iOS
2 15 (9.93%) Android
3 12 (7.95%) Windows
4 11 (7.28%) Linux
5 4 (2.65%) UNIX
6 3 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.44%) Test Automation
2 46 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.17%) Scrum
4 34 (22.52%) TDD
5 32 (21.19%) Test Scripting
6 25 (16.56%) Automated Testing
7 23 (15.23%) BDD
8 19 (12.58%) Test Strategy
8 19 (12.58%) Performance Testing
9 18 (11.92%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (9.93%) Automation Testing
12 14 (9.27%) Agile Testing
12 14 (9.27%) Manual Testing
13 13 (8.61%) E-Commerce
14 12 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 12 (7.95%) Information Security
15 11 (7.28%) Regression Testing
16 10 (6.62%) OO
16 10 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.06%) Java
2 33 (21.85%) SQL
2 33 (21.85%) Ruby
3 29 (19.21%) PHP
3 29 (19.21%) C#
4 21 (13.91%) Python
5 13 (8.61%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.64%) Perl
6 7 (4.64%) C++
7 6 (3.97%) C
8 4 (2.65%) VBScript
9 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.99%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.99%) Lua
9 3 (1.99%) Groovy
10 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (19.87%) Degree
2 19 (12.58%) ISEB
3 14 (9.27%) CEH
4 13 (8.61%) ISTQB
4 13 (8.61%) CISSP
5 10 (6.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.99%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (33.77%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.65%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.30%) Adobe
2 8 (5.30%) Oracle
3 6 (3.97%) HP
4 3 (1.99%) Terracotta
5 1 (0.66%) Sun
5 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.66%) VMware
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