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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 135 146 137
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.053% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
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
1790 2278 2297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.96% 95.35% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1571 1705
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 6 May 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebLOAD
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) AQtime
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft