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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 559 597 575
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 77 69 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 39
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £67,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £75,000
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 31 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 31 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 +29 15 £46,563 -1.97% 3
Ealing - 13 £55,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £37,500 -
Croydon - 1 £43,000 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 76 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (49.32%) QA
3 71 (47.97%) Selenium
4 65 (43.92%) BDD
5 61 (41.22%) Java
6 58 (39.19%) C#
7 56 (37.84%) Finance
8 53 (35.81%) WebDriver
9 44 (29.73%) TDD
9 44 (29.73%) SQL
10 41 (27.70%) Test Scripting
11 38 (25.68%) Manual Testing
12 35 (23.65%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (21.62%) Automated Testing
14 31 (20.95%) Performance Testing
15 29 (19.59%) Test Automation
15 29 (19.59%) ISEB
16 28 (18.92%) Windows
16 28 (18.92%) Refactoring
16 28 (18.92%) SpecFlow
17 27 (18.24%) Ruby
17 27 (18.24%) Cucumber
18 26 (17.57%) Scrum
19 25 (16.89%) Automation Testing
20 23 (15.54%) Regression Testing
20 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
21 22 (14.86%) JIRA
21 22 (14.86%) Relational Database
22 21 (14.19%) Test Strategy
22 21 (14.19%) Banking

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Broadband
1 3 (2.03%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.86%) Relational Database
2 20 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.35%) MySQL
5 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.35%) SSDT
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (47.97%) Selenium
2 53 (35.81%) WebDriver
3 28 (18.92%) SpecFlow
4 27 (18.24%) Cucumber
5 22 (14.86%) JIRA
6 15 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (9.46%) Jenkins
7 14 (9.46%) JMeter
8 13 (8.78%) LoadRunner
8 13 (8.78%) Mockito
9 11 (7.43%) TeamCity
10 10 (6.76%) Git (software)
11 6 (4.05%) JUnit
11 6 (4.05%) NUnit
12 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
12 5 (3.38%) FitNesse
13 4 (2.70%) Subversion
13 4 (2.70%) TestNG
13 4 (2.70%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.70%) Capybara
General
1 56 (37.84%) Finance
2 21 (14.19%) Banking
3 6 (4.05%) Games
3 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.03%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Marketing
6 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.49%) .NET
2 15 (10.14%) Web Services
3 12 (8.11%) Gherkin
4 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.08%) XML
6 8 (5.41%) HTML
7 7 (4.73%) SOAP
8 5 (3.38%) REST
8 5 (3.38%) J2EE
9 4 (2.70%) J2SE
9 4 (2.70%) JSON
10 3 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (2.03%) Apache CXF
10 3 (2.03%) HTML5
11 2 (1.35%) LINQ
11 2 (1.35%) WCF
11 2 (1.35%) JRockit
11 2 (1.35%) Middleware
11 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.78%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.41%) Replication
3 8 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.38%) User Experience
5 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.35%) DTV
6 2 (1.35%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Life Science
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.92%) Windows
2 20 (13.51%) Windows XP
2 20 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (13.51%) Windows Vista
2 20 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
2 20 (13.51%) Windows 8
2 20 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (7.43%) Linux
4 8 (5.41%) UNIX
5 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.05%) Android
6 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.92%) BDD
3 44 (29.73%) TDD
4 41 (27.70%) Test Scripting
5 38 (25.68%) Manual Testing
6 35 (23.65%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (21.62%) Automated Testing
8 31 (20.95%) Performance Testing
9 29 (19.59%) Test Automation
10 28 (18.92%) Refactoring
11 26 (17.57%) Scrum
12 25 (16.89%) Automation Testing
13 23 (15.54%) Regression Testing
14 21 (14.19%) Test Strategy
15 20 (13.51%) Pair Programming
16 19 (12.84%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (12.16%) E-Commerce
18 16 (10.81%) Software Testing
19 12 (8.11%) Information Security
19 12 (8.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.22%) Java
2 58 (39.19%) C#
3 44 (29.73%) SQL
4 27 (18.24%) Ruby
5 19 (12.84%) Python
6 8 (5.41%) PHP
7 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.38%) C
9 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.35%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) XPath
11 1 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (19.59%) ISEB
2 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.73%) Degree
5 5 (3.38%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.03%) OSCP
7 3 (2.03%) CISSP
8 2 (1.35%) GPEN
9 1 (0.68%) CISA
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.68%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (49.32%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) GCP
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.68%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) Oracle
3 4 (2.70%) VMware
4 3 (2.03%) Telerik
5 2 (1.35%) SAP
5 2 (1.35%) Sun
5 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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