The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 58 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.78% - 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% - 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Senior Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 560 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.56% 95.08% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 429 477 599
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Somerset

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Bath - 4 - -
Senior Tester
South West

Senior Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (100.00%) LESS

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (100.00%) LESS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle