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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 167 160 194
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 27 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.51% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.53% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 8
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,800 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
3633 3371 4105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.27% 95.55% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3187 2775 3511
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +12 12 £45,000 - 1
Senior Tester
North West

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 29 (64.44%) ISEB
2 27 (60.00%) QA
3 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) Windows
3 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 22 (48.89%) Automated Testing
5 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 21 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 18 (40.00%) Case Management
7 17 (37.78%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
7 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
7 17 (37.78%) Mac OS X
7 17 (37.78%) VMware
7 17 (37.78%) Defect Tracking
7 17 (37.78%) Windows 10
8 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
9 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
10 12 (26.67%) Selenium
11 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
12 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
13 9 (20.00%) JIRA
13 9 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (17.78%) Java
14 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
14 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
14 8 (17.78%) BDD
14 8 (17.78%) WebDriver

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 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) WinSCP
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) JIRA
3 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
4 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.89%) TestComplete
6 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
7 2 (4.44%) Gradle
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) TestNG
7 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.22%) JMeter
8 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.22%) NUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) SOAP
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) Behat
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) DOM
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) WSDL
4 2 (4.44%) XSD
5 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (37.78%) Mac OS X
3 17 (37.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Automated Testing
3 18 (40.00%) Case Management
4 17 (37.78%) Defect Tracking
5 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
6 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
7 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.78%) BDD
8 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 6 (13.33%) TDD
9 6 (13.33%) Test Management
10 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 5 (11.11%) SDLC
11 4 (8.89%) Product Management
11 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
12 3 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) ISEB
2 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.33%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
1 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
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