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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 562 583 550
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 50 53 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 71
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +17.12%
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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
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 £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
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 19 December 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 19 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
City of London +26 4 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (52.94%) Selenium
3 49 (48.04%) QA
4 32 (31.37%) Cucumber
5 30 (29.41%) WebDriver
5 30 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 27 (26.47%) Test Automation
7 26 (25.49%) BDD
7 26 (25.49%) Java
8 25 (24.51%) C#
8 25 (24.51%) Mobile App
9 24 (23.53%) Apple iOS
10 23 (22.55%) REST
11 22 (21.57%) Windows
11 22 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (20.59%) Ruby
12 21 (20.59%) Degree
12 21 (20.59%) JIRA
13 20 (19.61%) Python
13 20 (19.61%) Android
14 18 (17.65%) Scrum
14 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
14 18 (17.65%) Retail
15 17 (16.67%) TDD
15 17 (16.67%) SQL
16 16 (15.69%) Regression Testing
16 16 (15.69%) Finance
16 16 (15.69%) Subversion
17 15 (14.71%) JUnit
17 15 (14.71%) Jenkins

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (8.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
2 1 (0.98%) uiautomator
2 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.96%) Network Security
4 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.96%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.96%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (52.94%) Selenium
2 32 (31.37%) Cucumber
3 30 (29.41%) WebDriver
4 21 (20.59%) JIRA
5 16 (15.69%) Subversion
6 15 (14.71%) JUnit
6 15 (14.71%) Jenkins
7 14 (13.73%) SpecFlow
8 11 (10.78%) Calabash
8 11 (10.78%) Maven
9 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
10 9 (8.82%) JBehave
11 7 (6.86%) eggPlant
11 7 (6.86%) JMeter
11 7 (6.86%) NUnit
12 6 (5.88%) TestNG
13 4 (3.92%) MSTest
13 4 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (3.92%) LoadRunner
13 4 (3.92%) Capybara
General
1 18 (17.65%) Retail
2 16 (15.69%) Finance
3 8 (7.84%) Front Office
4 7 (6.86%) Electronics
4 7 (6.86%) Games
4 7 (6.86%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Law
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) REST
2 13 (12.75%) HTML
3 12 (11.76%) Web Services
4 11 (10.78%) Flash
4 11 (10.78%) SOAP
5 9 (8.82%) XML
6 7 (6.86%) CSS
7 6 (5.88%) Apache Flex
7 6 (5.88%) Adobe AIR
8 5 (4.90%) Cocoa
8 5 (4.90%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (3.92%) Gherkin
9 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.92%) .NET
10 3 (2.94%) Middleware
11 2 (1.96%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.96%) Apache Camel
11 2 (1.96%) J2SE
11 2 (1.96%) JSON
11 2 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Mobile App
2 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.75%) Video on Demand
3 13 (12.75%) User Experience
4 8 (7.84%) Credit Risk
5 7 (6.86%) IPTV
6 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.94%) Open Source
8 2 (1.96%) iPhone
8 2 (1.96%) Social Gaming
8 2 (1.96%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.98%) DTV
9 1 (0.98%) STB
9 1 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 22 (21.57%) Windows
3 20 (19.61%) Android
4 6 (5.88%) UNIX
4 6 (5.88%) Linux
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.98%) AIX
7 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 27 (26.47%) Test Automation
4 26 (25.49%) BDD
5 22 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (17.65%) Scrum
7 17 (16.67%) TDD
8 16 (15.69%) Regression Testing
9 15 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 15 (14.71%) Manual Testing
10 14 (13.73%) Integration Testing
11 13 (12.75%) Release Management
11 13 (12.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (11.76%) Information Security
13 9 (8.82%) Performance Testing
13 9 (8.82%) Automation Testing
14 8 (7.84%) Cyber Security
14 8 (7.84%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) Java
2 25 (24.51%) C#
3 21 (20.59%) Ruby
4 20 (19.61%) Python
5 17 (16.67%) SQL
6 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 12 (11.76%) PHP
8 7 (6.86%) Perl
9 6 (5.88%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.94%) C
11 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.96%) Lua
11 2 (1.96%) Scala
11 2 (1.96%) BrightScript
11 2 (1.96%) C++
11 2 (1.96%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Degree
2 14 (13.73%) ISEB
3 13 (12.75%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.90%) CISSP
4 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.94%) OSCP
7 2 (1.96%) CEH
8 1 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (48.04%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Adobe
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.94%) HP
3 3 (2.94%) Apple
4 2 (1.96%) Terracotta
5 1 (0.98%) Roku
5 1 (0.98%) BT
5 1 (0.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) Coverity
5 1 (0.98%) Sun
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
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