The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 392 433 412
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 49 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.083% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.088% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 38
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £40,650 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +17.12%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 19 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire - 18 £41,000 -
Berkshire +14 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Surrey -2 7 £45,000 +5.26% 1
West Sussex +1 4 £37,500 -12.28%
Kent -5 1 £65,000 +52.04%
East Sussex -12 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 71 (63.96%) Selenium
2 55 (49.55%) Manual Testing
3 51 (45.95%) QuickTest Pro
4 50 (45.05%) ISEB
5 46 (41.44%) SQL
6 42 (37.84%) Java
7 39 (35.14%) Automated Testing
7 39 (35.14%) Degree
8 37 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 33 (29.73%) Test Automation
10 31 (27.93%) Windows
10 31 (27.93%) Oracle
10 31 (27.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 31 (27.93%) JMeter
11 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (26.13%) Web Services
13 28 (25.23%) Life Science
14 27 (24.32%) Test Management
15 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
15 26 (23.42%) PL/SQL
15 26 (23.42%) Mathematics
16 24 (21.62%) WebDriver
16 24 (21.62%) ISTQB
16 24 (21.62%) Finance
17 23 (20.72%) Linux
18 22 (19.82%) J2EE
19 19 (17.12%) MySQL
20 18 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
21 16 (14.41%) Visualisation
21 16 (14.41%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 6 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) MySQL
2 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.70%) MS Access
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (63.96%) Selenium
2 51 (45.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 31 (27.93%) JMeter
4 24 (21.62%) WebDriver
5 16 (14.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (14.41%) Ant
6 13 (11.71%) JIRA
7 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.41%) WinRunner
7 6 (5.41%) TestDirector
7 6 (5.41%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.50%) NUnit
8 5 (4.50%) Maven
8 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.50%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.60%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.70%) TestNG
10 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.70%) Moq
11 1 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) Web Services
2 22 (19.82%) J2EE
3 8 (7.21%) XML
3 8 (7.21%) HTML
3 8 (7.21%) .NET
4 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.70%) XSL
5 3 (2.70%) J2ME
6 2 (1.80%) CSS
6 2 (1.80%) Ajax
6 2 (1.80%) jQuery
6 2 (1.80%) HTML5
6 2 (1.80%) REST
6 2 (1.80%) CSS3
6 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.90%) SOAP
7 1 (0.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) Life Science
2 26 (23.42%) Mathematics
3 16 (14.41%) Visualisation
4 12 (10.81%) Open Source
4 12 (10.81%) Physics
4 12 (10.81%) Chemistry
4 12 (10.81%) Biology
5 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.41%) Clustering
6 6 (5.41%) Statistics
7 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.70%) iPad
8 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Windows
2 23 (20.72%) Linux
3 16 (14.41%) Solaris
3 16 (14.41%) Mac OS X
3 16 (14.41%) UNIX
4 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.50%) Android
5 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Manual Testing
2 39 (35.14%) Automated Testing
3 37 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 33 (29.73%) Test Automation
5 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (24.32%) Test Management
7 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
7 16 (14.41%) Regression Testing
8 15 (13.51%) Software Testing
9 12 (10.81%) Automation Testing
10 9 (8.11%) Integration Testing
10 9 (8.11%) System Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Test Strategy
12 6 (5.41%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.41%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (5.41%) Scrum
13 5 (4.50%) Performance Testing
14 3 (2.70%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.70%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) SQL
2 42 (37.84%) Java
3 26 (23.42%) PL/SQL
4 16 (14.41%) Shell Script
5 14 (12.61%) C#
6 13 (11.71%) VBScript
7 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.50%) Python
9 4 (3.60%) VB
10 3 (2.70%) PHP
11 2 (1.80%) C
12 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (45.05%) ISEB
2 39 (35.14%) Degree
3 31 (27.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (21.62%) ISTQB
5 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.80%) CISSP
7 2 (1.80%) OSCP
8 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (5.41%) Netcool
2 6 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (27.93%) Oracle
2 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.11%) Citrix
4 6 (5.41%) Veritas
4 6 (5.41%) McAfee
5 3 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
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