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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 179 153 154
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.025% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3856 2940 3366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.02% 94.26% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 1721 2514
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £33,000 -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) New Media
5 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Python

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) New Media
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA