The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 171 188 187
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 10
Average salary £38,500 £34,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% +13.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £38,750 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Senior Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3385 3745 3954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.65% 95.05% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2760 3097 3408
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Manchester region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Manchester

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Manchester

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Stockport - 3 £35,000 -
Senior Tester
North West

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (90.00%) Manual Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (70.00%) ISEB
4 13 (65.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (60.00%) Coaching
6 11 (55.00%) Functional Testing
6 11 (55.00%) DSDM
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.00%) QA
10 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.00%) Big Data
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Time Management
10 2 (10.00%) Kanban
10 2 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.00%) Perl
11 1 (5.00%) Internet
11 1 (5.00%) DTV
11 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
11 1 (5.00%) Electronics
11 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
11 1 (5.00%) Windows

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) DTV
1 1 (5.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (90.00%) Manual Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (60.00%) Coaching
5 11 (55.00%) Functional Testing
5 11 (55.00%) DSDM
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
9 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.00%) TDD
9 1 (5.00%) BDD
9 1 (5.00%) System Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago