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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 565 599 540
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 53 36 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.079% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.084% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 98
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-16.20% +22.60%
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +18 5 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.40%) Selenium
3 43 (34.96%) QA
4 37 (30.08%) Cucumber
5 35 (28.46%) Test Automation
6 33 (26.83%) Java
7 29 (23.58%) C#
8 27 (21.95%) WebDriver
8 27 (21.95%) Test Scripting
9 26 (21.14%) BDD
9 26 (21.14%) Finance
10 25 (20.33%) Ruby
10 25 (20.33%) Degree
11 23 (18.70%) Subversion
12 22 (17.89%) Computer Science
13 21 (17.07%) Scrum
13 21 (17.07%) SQL
13 21 (17.07%) Python
14 20 (16.26%) Windows
14 20 (16.26%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (16.26%) Mobile App
15 19 (15.45%) Apple iOS
15 19 (15.45%) JMeter
16 18 (14.63%) TDD
16 18 (14.63%) JUnit
16 18 (14.63%) REST
16 18 (14.63%) Performance Testing
17 16 (13.01%) Retail
17 16 (13.01%) PHP
17 16 (13.01%) SpecFlow

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (1.63%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Basecamp
2 2 (1.63%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) Wireless
3 2 (1.63%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.63%) Network Security
3 2 (1.63%) Wireless Security
3 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) MySQL
2 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.07%) Neo4j
3 5 (4.07%) Hazelcast
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (37.40%) Selenium
2 37 (30.08%) Cucumber
3 27 (21.95%) WebDriver
4 23 (18.70%) Subversion
5 19 (15.45%) JMeter
6 18 (14.63%) JUnit
7 16 (13.01%) SpecFlow
8 15 (12.20%) JIRA
8 15 (12.20%) LoadRunner
8 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
9 12 (9.76%) Calabash
10 11 (8.94%) Maven
10 11 (8.94%) TestNG
11 9 (7.32%) NUnit
12 8 (6.50%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
13 7 (5.69%) JBehave
14 6 (4.88%) WATIR
14 6 (4.88%) Metasploit
14 6 (4.88%) MSTest
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Electronics
3 8 (6.50%) Games
4 7 (5.69%) Front Office
5 6 (4.88%) Banking
6 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.63%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Billing
8 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) REST
2 13 (10.57%) HTML
3 11 (8.94%) CSS
3 11 (8.94%) XML
4 10 (8.13%) .NET
4 10 (8.13%) Web Services
5 9 (7.32%) Flash
6 8 (6.50%) SOAP
6 8 (6.50%) Adobe AIR
7 6 (4.88%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.07%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (4.07%) Spring
8 5 (4.07%) J2SE
8 5 (4.07%) Backbone.js
8 5 (4.07%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.07%) Apache Camel
9 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.63%) JSON
10 2 (1.63%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.26%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.94%) Video on Demand
4 10 (8.13%) User Experience
5 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.50%) Open Source
6 7 (5.69%) Credit Risk
7 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
7 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.25%) Market Risk
9 3 (2.44%) IPTV
9 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.63%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.63%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.63%) iPhone
10 2 (1.63%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.81%) STB
11 1 (0.81%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Apple iOS
3 13 (10.57%) Android
4 10 (8.13%) Linux
5 6 (4.88%) UNIX
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) Test Automation
3 27 (21.95%) Test Scripting
4 26 (21.14%) BDD
5 21 (17.07%) Scrum
6 20 (16.26%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (14.63%) Performance Testing
7 18 (14.63%) TDD
8 16 (13.01%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (13.01%) Manual Testing
9 15 (12.20%) Automated Testing
9 15 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (12.20%) Information Security
10 13 (10.57%) Regression Testing
10 13 (10.57%) Integration Testing
11 11 (8.94%) Release Management
12 10 (8.13%) OO
12 10 (8.13%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.32%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.83%) Java
2 29 (23.58%) C#
3 25 (20.33%) Ruby
4 21 (17.07%) Python
4 21 (17.07%) SQL
5 16 (13.01%) PHP
6 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.07%) Perl
7 5 (4.07%) C
7 5 (4.07%) ActionScript
7 5 (4.07%) Lua
8 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.63%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.63%) Scala
9 2 (1.63%) BrightScript
10 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.81%) Groovy
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (20.33%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) ISEB
3 11 (8.94%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.32%) CISSP
5 8 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (5.69%) CEH
7 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.44%) OSCP
9 1 (0.81%) PhD
9 1 (0.81%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (34.96%) QA
2 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.81%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
1 10 (8.13%) Adobe
2 5 (4.07%) HP
2 5 (4.07%) Terracotta
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle
3 1 (0.81%) Roku
3 1 (0.81%) Cognizant
3 1 (0.81%) VMware
3 1 (0.81%) Sun
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