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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 78 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 8 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.80% 1.52% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.60% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +12.58%
Senior Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
968 935 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.80% 94.73% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 774 782 813
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Senior Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 5 (55.56%) QA
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SilkTest
5 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (11.11%) Rational Robot
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Robot
1 1 (11.11%) SilkTest
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft