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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 414 436 409
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 33 26 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 65
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
Senior Tester
England

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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +21 26 £45,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -16 3 £85,000 +100.00%
Surrey +26 2 £43,000 -9.47% 1
Hampshire -7 2 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Senior Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 (67.80%) Selenium
2 37 (62.71%) Test Automation
3 36 (61.02%) Finance
4 34 (57.63%) Java
4 34 (57.63%) JavaScript
4 34 (57.63%) Performance Testing
5 32 (54.24%) JMeter
6 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (50.85%) Open Source
8 29 (49.15%) QA
8 29 (49.15%) LoadRunner
9 28 (47.46%) Software Testing
9 28 (47.46%) Non-Functional Testing
10 27 (45.76%) Defect Management
10 27 (45.76%) Scrum
10 27 (45.76%) .NET
11 26 (44.07%) ISEB
11 26 (44.07%) Degree
11 26 (44.07%) Functional Testing
12 25 (42.37%) VB
12 25 (42.37%) Visual Studio
12 25 (42.37%) Perl
12 25 (42.37%) HTML
13 24 (40.68%) Test Scripting
14 23 (38.98%) Workflow Management
14 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
14 23 (38.98%) Internet
14 23 (38.98%) Workflow
14 23 (38.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 22 (37.29%) DevOps

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 17 (28.81%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) Internet
2 19 (32.20%) Firewall
2 19 (32.20%) TCP/IP
3 18 (30.51%) DNS
4 3 (5.08%) Broadband
4 3 (5.08%) LTE
5 2 (3.39%) SAN
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.69%) IMAP
6 1 (1.69%) NAS
6 1 (1.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (67.80%) Selenium
2 32 (54.24%) JMeter
3 29 (49.15%) LoadRunner
4 25 (42.37%) Visual Studio
5 22 (37.29%) Gatling
6 18 (30.51%) TestNG
7 5 (8.47%) Metasploit
8 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (6.78%) WebLOAD
9 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.08%) HP UFT
9 3 (5.08%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.39%) AQtime
10 2 (3.39%) Burp Suite
10 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.39%) Introscope
10 2 (3.39%) JIRA
10 2 (3.39%) NUnit
10 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (61.02%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) .NET
2 25 (42.37%) HTML
3 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.51%) Ajax
5 2 (3.39%) DHTML
5 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) XML
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.78%) Fintech
2 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) VxWorks
3 2 (3.39%) Kali Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Test Automation
2 34 (57.63%) Performance Testing
3 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (50.85%) Open Source
5 28 (47.46%) Non-Functional Testing
5 28 (47.46%) Software Testing
6 27 (45.76%) Defect Management
6 27 (45.76%) Scrum
7 26 (44.07%) Functional Testing
8 24 (40.68%) Test Scripting
9 23 (38.98%) Workflow
9 23 (38.98%) Workflow Management
10 22 (37.29%) DevOps
11 21 (35.59%) SDLC
12 18 (30.51%) Automated Testing
12 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (30.51%) Kanban
13 17 (28.81%) Agile Testing
13 17 (28.81%) CRM
14 8 (13.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
1 34 (57.63%) JavaScript
2 25 (42.37%) Perl
2 25 (42.37%) VB
3 18 (30.51%) VBScript
4 13 (22.03%) C#
5 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 9 (15.25%) C
7 7 (11.86%) C++
8 6 (10.17%) Python
9 4 (6.78%) Ruby
10 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Degree
1 26 (44.07%) ISEB
2 23 (38.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) CEH
6 2 (3.39%) CREST Certified
6 2 (3.39%) GPEN
6 2 (3.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (49.15%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Nessus
1 5 (8.47%) Nmap
2 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.39%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.39%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
3 2 (3.39%) CA
3 2 (3.39%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
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