The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Tester
Rank - 170 160
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.054% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.057% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £56,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
Senior Software Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2936 3495 3085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.41% 95.23% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 2311 2009
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Senior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Software Tester Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Tester
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree