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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 574 600 604
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 65 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 33 58
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Ealing - 13 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £55,000 -
City of London +53 2 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 84 (70.00%) QA
2 76 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (54.17%) Selenium
4 61 (50.83%) C#
5 51 (42.50%) TDD
6 50 (41.67%) WebDriver
7 46 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (38.33%) Microsoft
8 45 (37.50%) Automated Testing
9 44 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 44 (36.67%) Automation Testing
10 43 (35.83%) BDD
11 39 (32.50%) SpecFlow
12 37 (30.83%) Windows
13 34 (28.33%) SQL
14 33 (27.50%) Test Scripting
14 33 (27.50%) Relational Database
15 29 (24.17%) Test Automation
15 29 (24.17%) Java
16 28 (23.33%) C++
16 28 (23.33%) Software Engineering
17 27 (22.50%) Pair Programming
17 27 (22.50%) Kanban
18 25 (20.83%) Refactoring
19 23 (19.17%) Degree
20 22 (18.33%) Cucumber
21 21 (17.50%) Finance
22 20 (16.67%) Manual Testing
23 19 (15.83%) E-Commerce
24 17 (14.17%) Scrum

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (3.33%) IIS
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Office
2 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (2.50%) Wireless
3 2 (1.67%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) QlikView
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 65 (54.17%) Selenium
2 50 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 44 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (32.50%) SpecFlow
5 22 (18.33%) Cucumber
6 15 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (9.17%) JIRA
9 7 (5.83%) Bugzilla
9 7 (5.83%) Hudson
9 7 (5.83%) JMeter
9 7 (5.83%) Subversion
10 6 (5.00%) HP UFT
10 6 (5.00%) MSTest
10 6 (5.00%) NUnit
10 6 (5.00%) TeamCity
10 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (4.17%) WATIR
12 4 (3.33%) JUnit
13 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (17.50%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Legal
4 5 (4.17%) Law
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Front Office
7 2 (1.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) .NET
2 14 (11.67%) Web Services
3 5 (4.17%) HTML
3 5 (4.17%) REST
3 5 (4.17%) SOAP
4 3 (2.50%) HTML5
4 3 (2.50%) jQuery
4 3 (2.50%) WCF
5 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.67%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.67%) XML
6 1 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.83%) CSS
6 1 (0.83%) LESS
6 1 (0.83%) React
6 1 (0.83%) Sass
6 1 (0.83%) Spring
6 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (4.17%) Fintech
5 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) BBC
7 1 (0.83%) Blog
7 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) DTCC
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.83%) iDTV
7 1 (0.83%) Physics
7 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.83%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.50%) Unix
3 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (42.50%) TDD
3 46 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 44 (36.67%) Automation Testing
6 43 (35.83%) BDD
7 33 (27.50%) Test Scripting
8 29 (24.17%) Test Automation
9 28 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 27 (22.50%) Kanban
10 27 (22.50%) Pair Programming
11 25 (20.83%) Refactoring
12 20 (16.67%) Manual Testing
13 19 (15.83%) E-Commerce
14 17 (14.17%) Scrum
14 17 (14.17%) SDLC
15 16 (13.33%) Test Management
16 15 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
16 15 (12.50%) Test Strategy
17 13 (10.83%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.83%) C#
2 34 (28.33%) SQL
3 29 (24.17%) Java
4 28 (23.33%) C++
5 13 (10.83%) Ruby
6 5 (4.17%) PHP
7 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.50%) C
8 3 (2.50%) Python
9 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Degree
2 15 (12.50%) ISEB
2 15 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (1.67%) CHECK Team Member
6 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.67%) OSCP
7 1 (0.83%) CEH
7 1 (0.83%) GPEN
7 1 (0.83%) OSCE
7 1 (0.83%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) SDET
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) EMIR
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Nessus
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (0.83%) Brady
4 1 (0.83%) Capita
4 1 (0.83%) Murex
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
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