The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 153 153 141
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.097% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +4.16%
Senior 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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015. 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
Stirling - 2 - -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) OSCP

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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Edgar Cowen
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