The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 588 592 620
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 24 85 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 77 53
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
37543 42266 45508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.72% 95.55% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32627 35877 37958
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +52 1 £65,000 +39.59% 1
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior 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 Tester in the job title.

1 61 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (59.22%) QA
2 42 (40.78%) C#
3 39 (37.86%) Java
4 36 (34.95%) SQL
5 32 (31.07%) Selenium
6 30 (29.13%) Finance
6 30 (29.13%) TDD
7 29 (28.16%) Test Automation
7 29 (28.16%) WebDriver
8 27 (26.21%) Web Services
9 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
9 26 (25.24%) Ruby
10 25 (24.27%) Open Source
11 21 (20.39%) Test Scripting
11 21 (20.39%) Python
12 20 (19.42%) Windows
13 19 (18.45%) BDD
14 17 (16.50%) Automation Testing
15 16 (15.53%) Test Strategy
15 16 (15.53%) Mobile App
15 16 (15.53%) .NET
15 16 (15.53%) Penetration Testing
16 15 (14.56%) Degree
17 14 (13.59%) Security Testing
17 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (13.59%) JMeter
17 14 (13.59%) Linux
18 13 (12.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 13 (12.62%) Cucumber

Senior 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 7 (6.80%) IIS
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) HTTP
2 7 (6.80%) Firewall
2 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.83%) LAN
3 6 (5.83%) WAN
4 5 (4.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.94%) Network Security
5 2 (1.94%) Wireless
6 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (31.07%) Selenium
2 29 (28.16%) WebDriver
3 14 (13.59%) JMeter
3 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (12.62%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.74%) LoadRunner
6 8 (7.77%) Appium
6 8 (7.77%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.83%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.85%) JIRA
8 5 (4.85%) JUnit
9 4 (3.88%) HP UFT
9 4 (3.88%) NUnit
9 4 (3.88%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.88%) Subversion
10 3 (2.91%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.91%) Metasploit
10 3 (2.91%) TestNG
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Law
3 4 (3.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.21%) Web Services
2 16 (15.53%) .NET
3 8 (7.77%) RESTful
4 7 (6.80%) XML
5 6 (5.83%) JSON
5 6 (5.83%) SOAP
6 5 (4.85%) Ajax
6 5 (4.85%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.91%) Spring
8 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.97%) HTML
9 1 (0.97%) REST
9 1 (0.97%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Mobile App
2 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.85%) Fintech
5 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.91%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.94%) Blog
7 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.94%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) CESG
8 1 (0.97%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.97%) PKI
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Windows
2 14 (13.59%) Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.88%) Unix
5 2 (1.94%) Android
5 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) TDD
3 29 (28.16%) Test Automation
4 25 (24.27%) Open Source
5 21 (20.39%) Test Scripting
6 19 (18.45%) BDD
7 17 (16.50%) Automation Testing
8 16 (15.53%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (15.53%) Test Strategy
9 14 (13.59%) Security Testing
10 13 (12.62%) Manual Testing
10 13 (12.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (10.68%) Scrum
12 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.71%) Integration Testing
12 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.74%) Software Testing
14 8 (7.77%) Automated Testing
15 7 (6.80%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (6.80%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) C#
2 39 (37.86%) Java
3 36 (34.95%) SQL
4 26 (25.24%) Ruby
5 21 (20.39%) Python
6 12 (11.65%) Perl
7 10 (9.71%) VB
8 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.83%) C++
10 5 (4.85%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.91%) PHP
12 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.94%) Scala
12 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.94%) VBA
13 1 (0.97%) C
13 1 (0.97%) Groovy
13 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) ISEB
2 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) CREST Certified
4 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) CHECK Team Leader
5 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.91%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.91%) OSCP
7 2 (1.94%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (1.94%) GIAC
7 2 (1.94%) GPEN
7 2 (1.94%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (0.97%) CEH
8 1 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.97%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (0.97%) EC-Council LPT
8 1 (0.97%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.97%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (59.22%) QA
2 11 (10.68%) SDET
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.94%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.94%) Nessus
2 2 (1.94%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.97%) Nmap
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) HP
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle
4 4 (3.88%) Apple
5 3 (2.91%) Citrix
6 1 (0.97%) Sage
6 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago