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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 561 556 549
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 47 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 77
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,850 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £66,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +11.11%
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
38776 40118 42976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.84% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32989 32860 37014
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 £77,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -8 6 £48,750 -9.30% 3
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 56 (56.00%) Selenium
2 55 (55.00%) QA
3 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (32.00%) WebDriver
4 32 (32.00%) Cucumber
5 27 (27.00%) BDD
5 27 (27.00%) Java
6 26 (26.00%) Android
6 26 (26.00%) Apple iOS
7 24 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (24.00%) Test Scripting
8 23 (23.00%) Degree
8 23 (23.00%) REST
9 22 (22.00%) Windows
10 21 (21.00%) Mobile App
10 21 (21.00%) JIRA
11 19 (19.00%) TDD
12 18 (18.00%) Scrum
12 18 (18.00%) C#
12 18 (18.00%) Computer Science
12 18 (18.00%) Test Automation
13 17 (17.00%) Manual Testing
13 17 (17.00%) Finance
13 17 (17.00%) Ruby
14 16 (16.00%) Retail
14 16 (16.00%) SQL
14 16 (16.00%) Python
15 14 (14.00%) Regression Testing
15 14 (14.00%) ISEB
15 14 (14.00%) Integration Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) uiautomator
2 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) GitHub
1 1 (1.00%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (56.00%) Selenium
2 32 (32.00%) WebDriver
2 32 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 21 (21.00%) JIRA
4 13 (13.00%) SpecFlow
5 11 (11.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (11.00%) Subversion
5 11 (11.00%) Maven
6 10 (10.00%) JUnit
6 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (8.00%) JBehave
7 8 (8.00%) Calabash
8 7 (7.00%) eggPlant
9 6 (6.00%) JMeter
10 4 (4.00%) Appium
10 4 (4.00%) Robotium
11 3 (3.00%) Capybara
11 3 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (3.00%) LoadRunner
12 2 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Retail
3 8 (8.00%) Front Office
3 8 (8.00%) Games
3 8 (8.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) REST
2 10 (10.00%) SOAP
2 10 (10.00%) Web Services
3 7 (7.00%) HTML
4 6 (6.00%) Flash
4 6 (6.00%) Apache Flex
5 5 (5.00%) Cocoa
5 5 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (4.00%) Middleware
7 3 (3.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.00%) XML
8 2 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.00%) Spring
8 2 (2.00%) JSON
8 2 (2.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.00%) J2SE
8 2 (2.00%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.00%) Adobe AIR
9 1 (1.00%) J2EE
9 1 (1.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (18.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.00%) User Experience
4 8 (8.00%) Video on Demand
4 8 (8.00%) Credit Risk
5 7 (7.00%) IPTV
6 6 (6.00%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.00%) iPhone
7 3 (3.00%) Open Source
8 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.00%) Mobile Games
8 2 (2.00%) iPad
8 2 (2.00%) Social Gaming
9 1 (1.00%) STB
9 1 (1.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.00%) DTV
9 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.00%) Android
1 26 (26.00%) Apple iOS
2 22 (22.00%) Windows
3 7 (7.00%) UNIX
4 6 (6.00%) Linux
5 4 (4.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (4.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.00%) BDD
3 24 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (24.00%) Test Scripting
4 19 (19.00%) TDD
5 18 (18.00%) Scrum
5 18 (18.00%) Test Automation
6 17 (17.00%) Manual Testing
7 14 (14.00%) Regression Testing
7 14 (14.00%) Integration Testing
8 13 (13.00%) Release Management
8 13 (13.00%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (13.00%) Automated Testing
8 13 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (13.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 10 (10.00%) Information Security
10 9 (9.00%) Performance Testing
11 8 (8.00%) System Testing
12 7 (7.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) Java
2 18 (18.00%) C#
3 17 (17.00%) Ruby
4 16 (16.00%) Python
4 16 (16.00%) SQL
5 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.00%) Perl
7 6 (6.00%) PHP
7 6 (6.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.00%) Lua
8 2 (2.00%) BrightScript
8 2 (2.00%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.00%) Scala
9 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) Degree
2 14 (14.00%) ISEB
3 13 (13.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.00%) OSCP
5 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (1.00%) PhD
6 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (55.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.00%) Apple
2 3 (3.00%) Adobe
3 2 (2.00%) Terracotta
3 2 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (1.00%) Roku
4 1 (1.00%) Sun
4 1 (1.00%) BT
4 1 (1.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.00%) Coverity
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
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