The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 160 158 154
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.082% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.098% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3452 3075 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 95.41% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2241 2020 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +5.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Glasgow -16 1 £36,500 -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP