The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 129 147 145
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Senior Tester
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 2204 2295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.36% 96.12% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1654 1655
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Reading region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Perfmon
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) AQtime
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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