The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 178 187 167
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% 0.073% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.077% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3914 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.45% 95.05% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3390 3231
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Tester
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) CMMI
5 2 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) CMMI
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
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