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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 558 574 560
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 75 79 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 71 69 37
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +39 14 £48,125 +1.31% 5
Ealing - 11 £55,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £37,500 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 65 (48.15%) QA
2 56 (41.48%) Java
3 55 (40.74%) Selenium
4 50 (37.04%) Finance
5 47 (34.81%) BDD
6 41 (30.37%) WebDriver
7 39 (28.89%) C#
8 38 (28.15%) TDD
9 37 (27.41%) Test Scripting
9 37 (27.41%) Manual Testing
10 35 (25.93%) SQL
11 32 (23.70%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (21.48%) ISEB
13 28 (20.74%) Automated Testing
14 26 (19.26%) Performance Testing
15 24 (17.78%) Refactoring
15 24 (17.78%) Windows
16 23 (17.04%) Regression Testing
17 22 (16.30%) Scrum
17 22 (16.30%) Banking
17 22 (16.30%) JIRA
18 21 (15.56%) Cucumber
18 21 (15.56%) Test Automation
19 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
19 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
20 19 (14.07%) Penetration Testing
20 19 (14.07%) Automation Testing
21 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
21 18 (13.33%) SpecFlow

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) Apache
2 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.74%) Node.js
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.48%) SSDT
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (40.74%) Selenium
2 41 (30.37%) WebDriver
3 22 (16.30%) JIRA
4 21 (15.56%) Cucumber
5 18 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 14 (10.37%) Jenkins
7 11 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (8.15%) TeamCity
7 11 (8.15%) JMeter
8 10 (7.41%) LoadRunner
8 10 (7.41%) Mockito
9 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
10 5 (3.70%) Capybara
11 4 (2.96%) TestNG
11 4 (2.96%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.22%) HP UFT
12 3 (2.22%) Maven
12 3 (2.22%) Appium
13 2 (1.48%) VisualVM
General
1 50 (37.04%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.96%) Games
4 4 (2.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Law
6 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) .NET
2 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.93%) Web Services
3 8 (5.93%) HTML
4 6 (4.44%) XML
4 6 (4.44%) Gherkin
5 5 (3.70%) J2EE
6 4 (2.96%) SOAP
6 4 (2.96%) J2SE
7 3 (2.22%) HTML5
8 2 (1.48%) REST
8 2 (1.48%) WCF
8 2 (1.48%) LINQ
8 2 (1.48%) JRockit
8 2 (1.48%) Middleware
8 2 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.48%) CSS
9 1 (0.74%) XSL
9 1 (0.74%) XHTML
9 1 (0.74%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.93%) Replication
3 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.22%) iPhone
5 3 (2.22%) iPad
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.74%) DTV
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.74%) Life Science
7 1 (0.74%) Blog
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.74%) Equities
7 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.78%) Windows
2 16 (11.85%) Windows XP
2 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (11.85%) Windows Vista
2 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (11.85%) Windows 7
2 16 (11.85%) Windows 8
2 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.41%) Android
4 8 (5.93%) Linux
5 6 (4.44%) UNIX
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.81%) BDD
3 38 (28.15%) TDD
4 37 (27.41%) Test Scripting
4 37 (27.41%) Manual Testing
5 32 (23.70%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (20.74%) Automated Testing
7 26 (19.26%) Performance Testing
8 24 (17.78%) Refactoring
9 23 (17.04%) Regression Testing
10 22 (16.30%) Scrum
11 21 (15.56%) Test Automation
12 19 (14.07%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (14.07%) Automation Testing
13 17 (12.59%) Software Testing
14 16 (11.85%) Pair Programming
15 14 (10.37%) E-Commerce
15 14 (10.37%) Test Strategy
16 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (8.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.48%) Java
2 39 (28.89%) C#
3 35 (25.93%) SQL
4 17 (12.59%) Ruby
5 12 (8.89%) Python
6 9 (6.67%) PHP
7 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.96%) C
9 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) XPath
11 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (21.48%) ISEB
2 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.67%) Degree
3 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.22%) CISSP
6 2 (1.48%) OSCP
7 1 (0.74%) CISA
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.74%) CRISC
7 1 (0.74%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (48.15%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) GCP
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.74%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (2.22%) Telerik
4 2 (1.48%) Sun
4 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 12% Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
AllSaints
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago