The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 141 132 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.095% 0.50% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.52% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Average salary £58,750 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% +46.66%
UK excluding London average 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
1984 2305 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.21% 95.72% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1591 1590
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 8 February 2016.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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