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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 387 422 406
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 44 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 53
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,000 £42,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
16982 20334 21154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.95% 96.62% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 17058 16518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +35 26 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +11 12 £100,000 +158.06% 2
Hampshire -1 4 £72,500 +47.95% 2
Surrey +18 1 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Senior Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 52 (72.22%) Open Source
2 48 (66.67%) Java
3 46 (63.89%) Selenium
4 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (59.72%) Finance
6 41 (56.94%) Performance Testing
7 39 (54.17%) Test Automation
7 39 (54.17%) JMeter
8 38 (52.78%) Scrum
8 38 (52.78%) Perl
8 38 (52.78%) .NET
9 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
10 35 (48.61%) LoadRunner
10 35 (48.61%) Functional Testing
10 35 (48.61%) Defect Management
11 34 (47.22%) Non-Functional Testing
11 34 (47.22%) VB
12 33 (45.83%) Visual Studio
12 33 (45.83%) QA
13 32 (44.44%) Workflow Management
13 32 (44.44%) HTML
13 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
13 32 (44.44%) Internet
13 32 (44.44%) Workflow
14 31 (43.06%) DevOps
14 31 (43.06%) ISEB
14 31 (43.06%) Software Testing
15 30 (41.67%) Test Scripting
16 29 (40.28%) Gatling
17 28 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 24 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) Internet
2 27 (37.50%) Firewall
2 27 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 25 (34.72%) DNS
4 13 (18.06%) Broadband
4 13 (18.06%) LTE
5 5 (6.94%) Wireless
6 3 (4.17%) SAN
6 3 (4.17%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.78%) IMAP
7 2 (2.78%) NAS
7 2 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (63.89%) Selenium
2 39 (54.17%) JMeter
3 35 (48.61%) LoadRunner
4 33 (45.83%) Visual Studio
5 29 (40.28%) Gatling
6 23 (31.94%) TestNG
7 18 (25.00%) Metasploit
8 5 (6.94%) Burp Suite
8 5 (6.94%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.17%) AQtime
10 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.17%) WebLOAD
11 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.39%) JIRA
11 1 (1.39%) QARun
11 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
11 1 (1.39%) WinRunner
General
1 43 (59.72%) Finance
2 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) .NET
2 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 32 (44.44%) HTML
3 25 (34.72%) Ajax
4 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.78%) MAPI
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) LAMP
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (5.56%) Fintech
3 4 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Cybercrime
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Windows
3 13 (18.06%) VxWorks
4 6 (8.33%) Kali Linux
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Open Source
2 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (56.94%) Performance Testing
4 39 (54.17%) Test Automation
5 38 (52.78%) Scrum
6 35 (48.61%) Defect Management
6 35 (48.61%) Functional Testing
7 34 (47.22%) Non-Functional Testing
8 32 (44.44%) Workflow
8 32 (44.44%) Workflow Management
9 31 (43.06%) DevOps
9 31 (43.06%) Software Testing
10 30 (41.67%) Test Scripting
11 27 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (34.72%) Kanban
12 25 (34.72%) SDLC
13 24 (33.33%) Agile Testing
13 24 (33.33%) Automated Testing
13 24 (33.33%) CRM
14 17 (23.61%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) Java
2 38 (52.78%) Perl
3 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
4 34 (47.22%) VB
5 23 (31.94%) VBScript
6 22 (30.56%) C++
7 20 (27.78%) Python
8 19 (26.39%) C
9 14 (19.44%) C#
10 8 (11.11%) Ruby
11 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
11 5 (6.94%) SQL
12 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.39%) PHP
13 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (43.06%) ISEB
2 28 (38.89%) Degree
2 28 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.33%) CEH
5 6 (8.33%) GPEN
5 6 (8.33%) OSCP
6 5 (6.94%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.39%) GIAC
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (45.83%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) Nessus
1 19 (26.39%) Nmap
2 3 (4.17%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) IBM
2 2 (2.78%) SAP
2 2 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Coverity
3 1 (1.39%) HP
3 1 (1.39%) Qualys
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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