The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 244 238 234
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 12 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.22% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 2
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,100 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 7 £35,000 +14.75%
Cheshire +1 3 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Merseyside -15 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (37.50%) ISEB
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) QA
2 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) SOAP
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.83%) System Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (12.50%) JUnit
6 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Windows

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (12.50%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.33%) Hudson
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) LoadUI
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (20.83%) System Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Telerik
1 1 (4.17%) HP
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