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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
England / South East
Rank 363 433 418
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 27 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.083% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.086% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 30
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
14397 18619 19896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 96.84% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11932 15823 16132
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +41 13 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £47,500 -
Berkshire +48 2 £51,250 -31.66%
West Sussex +16 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Surrey +29 1 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Hampshire +6 1 £34,000 -40.86%
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Senior Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Java
3 31 (45.59%) Open Source
4 29 (42.65%) Windows
5 28 (41.18%) ISEB
6 27 (39.71%) Performance Testing
6 27 (39.71%) Test Automation
7 25 (36.76%) Selenium
7 25 (36.76%) Finance
8 24 (35.29%) C++
9 23 (33.82%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (32.35%) Perl
10 22 (32.35%) Scrum
10 22 (32.35%) Functional Testing
11 21 (30.88%) Defect Management
12 20 (29.41%) Nmap
12 20 (29.41%) Nessus
12 20 (29.41%) JMeter
12 20 (29.41%) Telecoms
12 20 (29.41%) C
12 20 (29.41%) .NET
12 20 (29.41%) Linux
12 20 (29.41%) Python
13 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
14 18 (26.47%) Software Testing
14 18 (26.47%) QA
14 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
15 17 (25.00%) Metasploit
15 17 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
15 17 (25.00%) HTML

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 9 (13.24%) CMS
2 4 (5.88%) IBM Domino
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) Internet
2 12 (17.65%) Broadband
2 12 (17.65%) LTE
3 11 (16.18%) Firewall
3 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.24%) DNS
5 4 (5.88%) IMAP
5 4 (5.88%) NAS
5 4 (5.88%) SAN
5 4 (5.88%) SMTP
5 4 (5.88%) Wireless
5 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Selenium
2 20 (29.41%) JMeter
3 17 (25.00%) Metasploit
4 16 (23.53%) LoadRunner
5 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
6 9 (13.24%) Gatling
7 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (10.29%) TestNG
9 5 (7.35%) JIRA
10 4 (5.88%) AQtime
10 4 (5.88%) Burp Suite
10 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 4 (5.88%) Protractor
10 4 (5.88%) VisualVM
10 4 (5.88%) WebLOAD
11 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
11 3 (4.41%) JBehave
11 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
12 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) HTML
3 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
4 13 (19.12%) Gherkin
5 9 (13.24%) Ajax
6 5 (7.35%) XML
7 4 (5.88%) J2EE
7 4 (5.88%) MAPI
8 3 (4.41%) XML Messaging
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.94%) Web Services
10 1 (1.47%) Behat
10 1 (1.47%) LAMP
10 1 (1.47%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.47%) RESTful
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Cyberthreat
1 7 (10.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 13 (19.12%) VxWorks
4 7 (10.29%) Kali Linux
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Open Source
3 27 (39.71%) Performance Testing
3 27 (39.71%) Test Automation
4 23 (33.82%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (32.35%) Functional Testing
5 22 (32.35%) Scrum
6 21 (30.88%) Defect Management
7 18 (26.47%) Software Testing
8 17 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 16 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 16 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
9 16 (23.53%) Source Code Analysis
10 14 (20.59%) DevOps
10 14 (20.59%) Workflow
10 14 (20.59%) Workflow Management
11 12 (17.65%) Static Code Analysis
12 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) Java
2 24 (35.29%) C++
3 22 (32.35%) Perl
4 20 (29.41%) C
4 20 (29.41%) Python
5 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (19.12%) VB
7 11 (16.18%) C#
7 11 (16.18%) SQL
8 7 (10.29%) VBScript
9 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.35%) Ruby
10 4 (5.88%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.94%) Scala
12 1 (1.47%) Groovy
12 1 (1.47%) PHP
12 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) ISEB
2 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 16 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 14 (20.59%) Degree
5 13 (19.12%) DV Cleared
6 9 (13.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (11.76%) CEH
7 8 (11.76%) OSCP
8 7 (10.29%) GPEN
8 7 (10.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (5.88%) CREST Certified
9 4 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) Nessus
1 20 (29.41%) Nmap
2 4 (5.88%) OpenVAS
2 4 (5.88%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) IBM
3 4 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.88%) Coverity
3 4 (5.88%) Qualys
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) Infor
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Sage
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