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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 77 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £41,000 - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
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
723 425 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.27% 97.03% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 606 364 572
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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