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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 187 179 178
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 10
Average salary £55,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.87% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-15.25% +21.23%
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
3913 3527 3700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.09% 94.33% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3308 3049 3278
Average salary £37,608 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.46% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 2014.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Manchester

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) CMMI
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (33.33%) OSCP
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) OSCE
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CMMI
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) OSCP
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago