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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 567 527 568
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 79 72 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 71 64 81
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46423 42735 52633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.75% 93.92% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38303 36072 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 17 £50,000 -10.71% 4
Surbiton - 2 £60,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (47.83%) QA
2 60 (43.48%) Java
3 59 (42.75%) Selenium
4 45 (32.61%) Test Automation
5 40 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (27.54%) WebDriver
7 34 (24.64%) Degree
8 30 (21.74%) SQL
9 29 (21.01%) Scrum
10 27 (19.57%) TDD
10 27 (19.57%) Finance
11 25 (18.12%) Automated Testing
11 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (17.39%) Test Scripting
12 24 (17.39%) Test Strategy
13 23 (16.67%) JIRA
13 23 (16.67%) PHP
13 23 (16.67%) Python
13 23 (16.67%) ISEB
14 21 (15.22%) Windows
14 21 (15.22%) Cucumber
15 20 (14.49%) BDD
15 20 (14.49%) Computer Science
15 20 (14.49%) Ruby
15 20 (14.49%) C#
15 20 (14.49%) E-Commerce
16 19 (13.77%) Mobile App
16 19 (13.77%) Android
17 18 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
18 17 (12.32%) HTML

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (5.07%) Confluence
2 4 (2.90%) TWiki
2 4 (2.90%) OpenEdge
3 3 (2.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Wireless
2 8 (5.80%) Firewall
3 6 (4.35%) Wireless Security
4 2 (1.45%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.72%) DHCP
5 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.25%) MySQL
3 8 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 59 (42.75%) Selenium
2 38 (27.54%) WebDriver
3 23 (16.67%) JIRA
4 21 (15.22%) Cucumber
5 15 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 10 (7.25%) SoapUI
6 10 (7.25%) JUnit
7 9 (6.52%) JMeter
8 8 (5.80%) SpecFlow
8 8 (5.80%) Calabash
9 7 (5.07%) JBehave
9 7 (5.07%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (5.07%) TeamCity
9 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
10 6 (4.35%) Hudson
11 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.90%) NUnit
12 4 (2.90%) eggPlant
12 4 (2.90%) Robotium
General
1 27 (19.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Online Betting
4 5 (3.62%) Retail
5 4 (2.90%) Games
6 3 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.17%) Electronics
6 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) HTML
2 16 (11.59%) .NET
3 14 (10.14%) CSS
4 11 (7.97%) REST
5 10 (7.25%) Web Services
6 9 (6.52%) Gherkin
7 8 (5.80%) XML
7 8 (5.80%) SOAP
8 5 (3.62%) J2EE
9 4 (2.90%) LAMP
9 4 (2.90%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.17%) JSON
11 2 (1.45%) Adobe AIR
11 2 (1.45%) XML Messaging
11 2 (1.45%) DOM
11 2 (1.45%) Flash
11 2 (1.45%) HTML5
12 1 (0.72%) Spring
12 1 (0.72%) Ajax
12 1 (0.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.77%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.07%) EMV
4 7 (5.07%) EFTPOS
4 7 (5.07%) Smartcard
5 5 (3.62%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.62%) Open Source
5 5 (3.62%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.90%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.45%) New Media
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) STB
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.72%) Animation
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.22%) Windows
2 19 (13.77%) Android
3 15 (10.87%) Apple iOS
3 15 (10.87%) Linux
4 9 (6.52%) UNIX
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) AIX
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) Test Automation
2 40 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.01%) Scrum
4 27 (19.57%) TDD
5 25 (18.12%) Automated Testing
5 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 24 (17.39%) Test Strategy
7 20 (14.49%) BDD
7 20 (14.49%) E-Commerce
8 18 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (10.87%) Manual Testing
10 12 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 12 (8.70%) Automation Testing
10 12 (8.70%) Software Testing
11 11 (7.97%) Agile Testing
12 10 (7.25%) System Testing
12 10 (7.25%) Performance Testing
13 9 (6.52%) Configuration Management
14 8 (5.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.48%) Java
2 30 (21.74%) SQL
3 23 (16.67%) Python
3 23 (16.67%) PHP
4 20 (14.49%) C#
4 20 (14.49%) Ruby
5 13 (9.42%) Perl
6 8 (5.80%) C++
7 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.17%) C
8 3 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.17%) VBScript
9 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.45%) Groovy
9 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Degree
2 23 (16.67%) ISEB
3 9 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.80%) CISSP
5 7 (5.07%) CEH
6 4 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.17%) GWAPT
8 2 (1.45%) CISA
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (47.83%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) COBIT
3 1 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) Oracle
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (0.72%) Sun
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) BT
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
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