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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 565 580 503
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 63 37 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.082% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.088% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 137
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £38,000 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
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
43717 42131 48841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36551 35326 42450
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 13 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (40.14%) Selenium
2 57 (38.78%) Java
3 53 (36.05%) Test Automation
4 50 (34.01%) QA
4 50 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (29.93%) Cucumber
6 38 (25.85%) Test Scripting
6 38 (25.85%) Scrum
7 35 (23.81%) Ruby
8 34 (23.13%) WebDriver
9 33 (22.45%) TDD
10 30 (20.41%) PHP
11 29 (19.73%) SQL
11 29 (19.73%) Finance
11 29 (19.73%) Degree
12 28 (19.05%) HTML
13 27 (18.37%) Automated Testing
14 26 (17.69%) Regression Testing
14 26 (17.69%) C#
14 26 (17.69%) CSS
14 26 (17.69%) Python
15 25 (17.01%) Jenkins
16 23 (15.65%) BDD
16 23 (15.65%) Mobile App
17 22 (14.97%) JIRA
18 21 (14.29%) Apple iOS
18 21 (14.29%) Computer Science
18 21 (14.29%) JMeter
18 21 (14.29%) Subversion
18 21 (14.29%) ISEB

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (2.72%) Confluence
2 3 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) Basecamp
2 2 (1.36%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) Wireless
2 8 (5.44%) Wireless Security
3 4 (2.72%) HTTP
4 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.36%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) MySQL
2 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Neo4j
2 3 (2.04%) Hazelcast
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (40.14%) Selenium
2 44 (29.93%) Cucumber
3 34 (23.13%) WebDriver
4 25 (17.01%) Jenkins
5 22 (14.97%) JIRA
6 21 (14.29%) Subversion
6 21 (14.29%) JMeter
7 18 (12.24%) JUnit
8 16 (10.88%) Calabash
9 14 (9.52%) LoadRunner
10 11 (7.48%) NUnit
11 10 (6.80%) SpecFlow
12 9 (6.12%) JBehave
12 9 (6.12%) TestNG
13 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
13 8 (5.44%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (5.44%) Maven
14 7 (4.76%) Hudson
14 7 (4.76%) TeamCity
15 6 (4.08%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Electronics
3 9 (6.12%) Retail
4 7 (4.76%) Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Games
5 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.36%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.05%) HTML
2 26 (17.69%) CSS
3 16 (10.88%) REST
4 15 (10.20%) .NET
5 14 (9.52%) Web Services
6 12 (8.16%) XML
7 11 (7.48%) Flash
8 10 (6.80%) Adobe AIR
9 6 (4.08%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.08%) SOAP
10 5 (3.40%) J2EE
11 4 (2.72%) Gherkin
12 3 (2.04%) Apache Camel
12 3 (2.04%) Backbone.js
12 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.04%) J2SE
12 3 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (2.04%) Spring
13 2 (1.36%) Ajax
13 2 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Mobile App
2 21 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.16%) Video on Demand
4 9 (6.12%) Open Source
5 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.40%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.72%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.04%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.36%) iPhone
8 2 (1.36%) IPTV
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.68%) STB
9 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 17 (11.56%) Android
3 14 (9.52%) Windows
4 13 (8.84%) Linux
5 5 (3.40%) UNIX
6 3 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.05%) Test Automation
2 50 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.85%) Scrum
3 38 (25.85%) Test Scripting
4 33 (22.45%) TDD
5 27 (18.37%) Automated Testing
6 26 (17.69%) Regression Testing
7 23 (15.65%) BDD
8 20 (13.61%) Performance Testing
9 19 (12.93%) Test Strategy
10 16 (10.88%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (10.20%) E-Commerce
12 14 (9.52%) Agile Testing
12 14 (9.52%) Manual Testing
13 13 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (8.16%) Integration Testing
15 11 (7.48%) Web Development
16 10 (6.80%) Information Security
16 10 (6.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.78%) Java
2 35 (23.81%) Ruby
3 30 (20.41%) PHP
4 29 (19.73%) SQL
5 26 (17.69%) C#
5 26 (17.69%) Python
6 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.12%) Perl
8 6 (4.08%) C
9 5 (3.40%) C++
10 4 (2.72%) VBScript
11 3 (2.04%) ActionScript
11 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.04%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.04%) Lua
11 3 (2.04%) Groovy
12 2 (1.36%) Scala
13 1 (0.68%) BrightScript
13 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (19.73%) Degree
2 21 (14.29%) ISEB
3 15 (10.20%) ISTQB
4 11 (7.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (7.48%) CISSP
5 10 (6.80%) CEH
6 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.36%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (34.01%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.68%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.04%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) Adobe
3 8 (5.44%) Oracle
4 7 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (2.04%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.68%) Roku
6 1 (0.68%) Sun
6 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
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