The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.35% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +15.78%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
543 600 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.43% 96.15% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 445 527 515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Merseyside region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Merseyside

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 £33,000 -
Senior Tester
North West

Senior Tester
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle