The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 156 183 188
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 21 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.089% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.092% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 0
Median salary £43,750 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
3409 3256 3856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.76% 96.67% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2915 2704 3155
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 9 £45,000 -
Altrincham - 5 £36,500 -
Senior Tester
North West

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Senior Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 19 (70.37%) QA
2 17 (62.96%) ISEB
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
6 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
6 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
6 11 (40.74%) Mac OS X
6 11 (40.74%) VMware
6 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (37.04%) Case Management
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
8 8 (29.63%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
8 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) C#
9 7 (25.93%) Selenium
10 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (22.22%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
12 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
12 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Scrum
12 4 (14.81%) Java
12 4 (14.81%) Degree

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Ranorex
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) JMeter
3 2 (7.41%) NUnit
3 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.41%) TestNG
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.11%) Advertising
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) DOM
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Mac OS X
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Case Management
4 8 (29.63%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (11.11%) System Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
9 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) ISEB
2 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) QA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Telerik
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 14 days ago