The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
England / South East
Rank 345 425 449
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 33 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.089% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 21
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14046 18543 20147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.69% 96.70% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11642 15931 16458
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Tester
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +17 13 £36,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +57 7 £51,250 +17.14%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £47,500 -
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Hampshire +26 2 £40,750 -18.50%
West Sussex +10 1 £55,000 - 1
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Senior Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (48.44%) ISEB
4 29 (45.31%) Java
5 26 (40.63%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (34.38%) ISTQB
7 21 (32.81%) Gherkin
8 19 (29.69%) Open Source
8 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
8 19 (29.69%) C++
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 18 (28.13%) Nessus
9 18 (28.13%) Functional Testing
10 17 (26.56%) Ethical Hacking
10 17 (26.56%) Nmap
10 17 (26.56%) C
10 17 (26.56%) Python
10 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
11 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 16 (25.00%) Linux
11 16 (25.00%) Source Code Analysis
12 15 (23.44%) User Stories
12 15 (23.44%) System Testing
12 15 (23.44%) Performance Testing
12 15 (23.44%) Selenium
13 14 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
14 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (20.31%) QA

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.38%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Broadband
1 11 (17.19%) LTE
2 4 (6.25%) Wireless
3 3 (4.69%) Wireless Security
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) IMAP
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) NAS
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
4 2 (3.13%) SMTP
4 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Selenium
2 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (20.31%) Metasploit
4 9 (14.06%) JMeter
5 8 (12.50%) JIRA
6 7 (10.94%) LoadRunner
7 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.25%) Protractor
8 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.25%) VisualVM
9 3 (4.69%) JBehave
10 2 (3.13%) AQtime
10 2 (3.13%) Gatling
10 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.13%) WebLOAD
11 1 (1.56%) Burp Suite
11 1 (1.56%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.56%) TestNG
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Automotive
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) Gherkin
2 9 (14.06%) XML
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
3 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
4 4 (6.25%) .NET
4 4 (6.25%) J2EE
5 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 3 (4.69%) XML Messaging
6 2 (3.13%) Ajax
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) MAPI
7 1 (1.56%) Behat
7 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (7.81%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Linux
3 12 (18.75%) VxWorks
4 5 (7.81%) Kali Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Unix
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (29.69%) Open Source
4 18 (28.13%) Functional Testing
5 17 (26.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 16 (25.00%) Source Code Analysis
7 15 (23.44%) Performance Testing
7 15 (23.44%) System Testing
7 15 (23.44%) User Stories
8 14 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
10 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
11 11 (17.19%) Static Code Analysis
12 10 (15.63%) Automated Testing
12 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
13 9 (14.06%) BDD
14 7 (10.94%) Defect Management
15 6 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 5 (7.81%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) C++
3 17 (26.56%) C
3 17 (26.56%) Python
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.50%) Perl
7 6 (9.38%) Scala
8 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.69%) C#
9 3 (4.69%) VB
10 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.56%) Groovy
11 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.56%) Ruby
11 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) ISEB
2 22 (34.38%) ISTQB
3 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
4 12 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 10 (15.63%) Degree
6 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (10.94%) OSCP
7 6 (9.38%) CEH
8 5 (7.81%) CREST Certified
8 5 (7.81%) GIAC
8 5 (7.81%) GPEN
9 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.69%) Tigerscheme
10 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) Nessus
2 17 (26.56%) Nmap
3 5 (7.81%) OpenVAS
4 2 (3.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) IBM
3 5 (7.81%) Coverity
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Qualys
4 4 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.56%) Infor
6 1 (1.56%) Sage
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
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