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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 171 179 186
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 11 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,400 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +4.57%
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
3286 3167 3721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.54% 96.47% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2823 2583 3052
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 £22,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +15 4 £45,000 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £35,250 -
Senior Tester
North West

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (78.26%) QA
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) ISEB
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
3 15 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (60.87%) Windows 10
4 14 (60.87%) Mac OS X
4 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
4 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 14 (60.87%) Automated Testing
4 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (47.83%) Case Management
6 10 (43.48%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
6 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
9 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Selenium
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum
11 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (8.70%) Marketing
11 2 (8.70%) JIRA

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 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Mac OS X
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 10
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Automated Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Case Management
3 10 (43.48%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Web Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago