The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
England / North West
Rank 208 219 231
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 38 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 12 21
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £39,550 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5736 5290 6658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.02% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4449 5691
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +5 35 £45,000 - 3
Lancashire - 2 £47,500 -
Cheshire +6 1 £42,500 +4.29%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 North West region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) ISEB
3 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
4 22 (37.29%) Automated Testing
4 22 (37.29%) QA
4 22 (37.29%) Selenium
5 19 (32.20%) Software Testing
5 19 (32.20%) Regression Testing
6 17 (28.81%) JIRA
6 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
6 17 (28.81%) WebDriver
7 16 (27.12%) Cucumber
7 16 (27.12%) BDD
8 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
8 15 (25.42%) Case Management
8 15 (25.42%) Windows
8 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
9 14 (23.73%) TDD
10 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (22.03%) SDLC
10 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
11 12 (20.34%) Automation Testing
11 12 (20.34%) Java
12 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
12 11 (18.64%) Mac OS X
12 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.64%) VMware
12 11 (18.64%) ISTQB
12 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Selenium
2 17 (28.81%) JIRA
2 17 (28.81%) WebDriver
3 16 (27.12%) Cucumber
4 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow
6 5 (8.47%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.39%) Gradle
7 2 (3.39%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) TestNG
7 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
2 5 (8.47%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) SOAP
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) Behat
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) DOM
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) WSDL
4 2 (3.39%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
1 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
2 11 (18.64%) Mac OS X
2 11 (18.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
3 22 (37.29%) Automated Testing
4 19 (32.20%) Regression Testing
4 19 (32.20%) Software Testing
5 16 (27.12%) BDD
6 15 (25.42%) Case Management
7 14 (23.73%) TDD
8 13 (22.03%) SDLC
8 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
8 13 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (20.34%) Automation Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Defect Tracking
11 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
11 10 (16.95%) User Stories
12 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
12 9 (15.25%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (13.56%) System Testing
13 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
14 6 (10.17%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) Java
2 10 (16.95%) SQL
3 9 (15.25%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) ISEB
2 11 (18.64%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.86%) Degree
4 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.29%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
1 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
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