The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 75 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £41,000 - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +15.89%
Senior Tester
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
714 435 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.62% 95.39% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 588 373 486
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Sheffield

Senior Tester
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP