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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 409 443 408
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 27 27 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 60
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
17700 20708 22353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15103 16876 18054
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +30 20 £45,000 -
Surrey +19 2 £43,000 -14.00%
Hampshire -3 2 £66,000 +65.00% 1
Oxfordshire -6 2 £61,250 +44.11% 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Senior Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 34 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 31 (60.78%) Java
3 30 (58.82%) Selenium
4 29 (56.86%) QA
5 27 (52.94%) Software Testing
6 26 (50.98%) Performance Testing
6 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
6 26 (50.98%) LoadRunner
7 24 (47.06%) JMeter
7 24 (47.06%) Degree
8 23 (45.10%) Non-Functional Testing
9 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
9 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (43.14%) ISEB
10 20 (39.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (37.25%) SDLC
11 19 (37.25%) Open Source
11 19 (37.25%) Defect Management
11 19 (37.25%) VB
11 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
12 18 (35.29%) Functional Testing
13 17 (33.33%) Gatling
13 17 (33.33%) .NET
13 17 (33.33%) Perl
13 17 (33.33%) HTML
13 17 (33.33%) Scrum
14 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
15 15 (29.41%) Kanban
15 15 (29.41%) TestNG

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 14 (27.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) DNS
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
1 15 (29.41%) Internet
1 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Broadband
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) LTE
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Selenium
2 26 (50.98%) LoadRunner
3 24 (47.06%) JMeter
4 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
5 17 (33.33%) Gatling
6 15 (29.41%) TestNG
7 6 (11.76%) HP UFT
8 5 (9.80%) WebLOAD
9 4 (7.84%) Introscope
9 4 (7.84%) JIRA
9 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (7.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.92%) Metasploit
10 2 (3.92%) NUnit
10 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.96%) QARun
11 1 (1.96%) WinRunner
General
1 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) .NET
1 17 (33.33%) HTML
2 15 (29.41%) Ajax
2 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) DHTML
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (11.76%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 27 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 26 (50.98%) Performance Testing
4 23 (45.10%) Non-Functional Testing
5 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
6 19 (37.25%) Defect Management
6 19 (37.25%) Open Source
6 19 (37.25%) SDLC
7 18 (35.29%) Functional Testing
8 17 (33.33%) Scrum
9 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
10 15 (29.41%) CRM
10 15 (29.41%) Kanban
10 15 (29.41%) Workflow
10 15 (29.41%) Workflow Management
11 14 (27.45%) Agile Testing
11 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (27.45%) DevOps
12 9 (17.65%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
3 19 (37.25%) VB
4 17 (33.33%) Perl
5 15 (29.41%) VBScript
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
7 10 (19.61%) C#
8 8 (15.69%) C
9 4 (7.84%) Python
9 4 (7.84%) Ruby
10 3 (5.88%) C++
11 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Degree
2 22 (43.14%) ISEB
3 20 (39.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) CEH
5 1 (1.96%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) GPEN
5 1 (1.96%) OSCP
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (56.86%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) CA Wily
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) Nessus
2 2 (3.92%) Nmap
3 1 (1.96%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) AppDynamics
2 4 (7.84%) CA
2 4 (7.84%) Dynatrace
2 4 (7.84%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
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