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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 119 138 132
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
1596 2130 2366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.91% 95.43% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1737 1622
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) AQtime
3 3 (42.86%) WebLOAD
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Perfmon
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server

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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Domino
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 2 (28.57%) IMAP
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) AQtime
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) WebLOAD
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MAPI
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
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