The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 582 557 523
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 69 44 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.099% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 63 38 109
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,250 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £58,750 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44913 41478 48583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.45% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34642 42277
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Tester
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -11 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Docklands, London +1 1 £50,000 -48.71%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 62 (41.61%) Java
2 60 (40.27%) Selenium
3 52 (34.90%) Test Automation
4 50 (33.56%) QA
5 48 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (28.86%) Cucumber
7 39 (26.17%) Scrum
8 34 (22.82%) SQL
9 33 (22.15%) Finance
9 33 (22.15%) TDD
9 33 (22.15%) Ruby
9 33 (22.15%) WebDriver
9 33 (22.15%) Test Scripting
10 29 (19.46%) PHP
11 27 (18.12%) C#
12 26 (17.45%) HTML
12 26 (17.45%) Automated Testing
12 26 (17.45%) Degree
13 25 (16.78%) CSS
14 24 (16.11%) JMeter
15 23 (15.44%) Python
15 23 (15.44%) BDD
15 23 (15.44%) Jenkins
15 23 (15.44%) JIRA
16 21 (14.09%) Performance Testing
16 21 (14.09%) Mobile App
16 21 (14.09%) JUnit
17 20 (13.42%) Test Strategy
18 19 (12.75%) Apple iOS
18 19 (12.75%) Computer Science

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) CMS
2 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Basecamp
2 2 (1.34%) GitHub
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) Wireless
2 9 (6.04%) Wireless Security
3 4 (2.68%) HTTP
4 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) DHCP
5 1 (0.67%) DNS
5 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) MySQL
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) Hazelcast
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.01%) Neo4j
2 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (40.27%) Selenium
2 43 (28.86%) Cucumber
3 33 (22.15%) WebDriver
4 24 (16.11%) JMeter
5 23 (15.44%) Jenkins
5 23 (15.44%) JIRA
6 21 (14.09%) JUnit
7 18 (12.08%) Subversion
8 16 (10.74%) Calabash
9 14 (9.40%) LoadRunner
10 13 (8.72%) NUnit
11 10 (6.71%) TestNG
11 10 (6.71%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (5.37%) SpecFlow
13 7 (4.70%) TeamCity
13 7 (4.70%) Hudson
13 7 (4.70%) JBehave
14 6 (4.03%) MSTest
14 6 (4.03%) Robotium
14 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (22.15%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Banking
2 9 (6.04%) Electronics
3 7 (4.70%) Retail
4 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.36%) Games
6 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.34%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.45%) HTML
2 25 (16.78%) CSS
3 15 (10.07%) .NET
4 13 (8.72%) XML
5 12 (8.05%) Web Services
6 11 (7.38%) REST
7 9 (6.04%) Flash
7 9 (6.04%) Adobe AIR
8 6 (4.03%) Gherkin
8 6 (4.03%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.36%) J2EE
10 4 (2.68%) SOAP
11 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.01%) J2SE
11 3 (2.01%) Spring
11 3 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (2.01%) JSON
11 3 (2.01%) Apache Camel
11 3 (2.01%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.09%) Mobile App
2 19 (12.75%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.71%) Open Source
4 9 (6.04%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.36%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.68%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.01%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.34%) iPhone
9 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.67%) Handset
9 1 (0.67%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Apple iOS
2 15 (10.07%) Android
3 13 (8.72%) Windows
4 12 (8.05%) Linux
5 4 (2.68%) UNIX
6 3 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.90%) Test Automation
2 48 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (26.17%) Scrum
4 33 (22.15%) TDD
4 33 (22.15%) Test Scripting
5 26 (17.45%) Automated Testing
6 23 (15.44%) BDD
7 21 (14.09%) Performance Testing
8 20 (13.42%) Test Strategy
9 18 (12.08%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.07%) Manual Testing
11 14 (9.40%) E-Commerce
11 14 (9.40%) Agile Testing
12 13 (8.72%) Automation Testing
13 12 (8.05%) Regression Testing
13 12 (8.05%) Information Security
14 11 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (6.71%) Web Development
15 10 (6.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.61%) Java
2 34 (22.82%) SQL
3 33 (22.15%) Ruby
4 29 (19.46%) PHP
5 27 (18.12%) C#
6 23 (15.44%) Python
7 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.70%) Perl
9 6 (4.03%) C
10 5 (3.36%) C++
11 4 (2.68%) VBScript
12 3 (2.01%) ActionScript
12 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.01%) Lua
12 3 (2.01%) Groovy
13 2 (1.34%) Scala
13 2 (1.34%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) Degree
2 19 (12.75%) ISEB
3 13 (8.72%) ISTQB
3 13 (8.72%) CISSP
4 12 (8.05%) CEH
5 10 (6.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.01%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (33.56%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.68%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.04%) Adobe
3 8 (5.37%) Oracle
4 7 (4.70%) HP
5 3 (2.01%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) Sun
6 1 (0.67%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
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