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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 165 154 144
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.089% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £65,000 £31,250 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.00% -25.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-16.20% +22.60%
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
3240 2962 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.74% 94.91% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2051 1889 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram 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 23 October 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
Fife - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) 3D Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) 3D Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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