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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 406 390 397
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 36 61 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 56 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £35,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 11 £49,000 +46.81% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Surrey -22 6 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire +11 4 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Middlesex - 2 £66,250 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) Selenium
3 23 (35.38%) QA
3 23 (35.38%) Scrum
4 22 (33.85%) Automated Testing
5 20 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 19 (29.23%) HP
7 18 (27.69%) Software Testing
8 17 (26.15%) SQL
9 16 (24.62%) ISEB
9 16 (24.62%) Finance
9 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
10 15 (23.08%) Java
10 15 (23.08%) .NET
10 15 (23.08%) Oracle
10 15 (23.08%) SaaS
11 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
11 14 (21.54%) Automation Testing
11 14 (21.54%) C#
12 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 13 (20.00%) VB
12 13 (20.00%) Degree
13 11 (16.92%) ISTQB
14 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
14 10 (15.38%) LoadRunner
14 10 (15.38%) Cucumber
15 9 (13.85%) BDD
15 9 (13.85%) Gherkin
16 8 (12.31%) Procure-to-pay
16 8 (12.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) Wireless
3 2 (3.08%) MPLS
3 2 (3.08%) SDH
3 2 (3.08%) VoIP
3 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Selenium
2 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 10 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
3 8 (12.31%) HP UFT
4 7 (10.77%) JIRA
5 6 (9.23%) SpecFlow
5 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.62%) NUnit
7 2 (3.08%) ProC
7 2 (3.08%) JMeter
7 2 (3.08%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.08%) AppScan
7 2 (3.08%) Paros
7 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.54%) Moq
8 1 (1.54%) Mocha
8 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Front Office
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) Gherkin
3 5 (7.69%) Web Services
4 4 (6.15%) XML
4 4 (6.15%) CSS
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.08%) HTML
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.54%) Ajax
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) WCF
6 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.15%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Handset
4 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Scrum
3 22 (33.85%) Automated Testing
4 20 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 18 (27.69%) Software Testing
6 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
7 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
7 14 (21.54%) Automation Testing
8 9 (13.85%) BDD
9 8 (12.31%) Procure-to-pay
9 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
9 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.31%) Integration Testing
9 8 (12.31%) E-business
10 7 (10.77%) Test Management
11 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.15%) Change Control
12 4 (6.15%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) Java
3 14 (21.54%) C#
4 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.00%) VB
5 6 (9.23%) VBScript
6 5 (7.69%) Perl
7 4 (6.15%) PHP
7 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 3 (4.62%) Python
9 2 (3.08%) C
10 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) XPath
10 1 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) ISEB
2 13 (20.00%) Degree
3 11 (16.92%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (9.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.08%) CISMP
6 2 (3.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.38%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) Netcool
2 2 (3.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) HP
2 15 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Remedy
4 2 (3.08%) Infovista
4 2 (3.08%) Cramer
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
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