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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 422 424 408
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 24 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 15
Average salary £41,250 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £51,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
20176 22420 21451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.01% 94.81% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16191 18015 17734
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 £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
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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
Berkshire -2 12 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £34,500 -
Oxfordshire +8 2 £33,750 -15.62%
Surrey +4 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -4 2 £40,000 +9.58%
Kent +16 1 £30,000 -17.24%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Selenium
3 21 (37.50%) ISEB
4 16 (28.57%) QA
5 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 14 (25.00%) C#
5 14 (25.00%) .NET
5 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (23.21%) SQL
6 13 (23.21%) Scrum
7 12 (21.43%) ISTQB
7 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 11 (19.64%) Java
8 11 (19.64%) Manual Testing
8 11 (19.64%) WebDriver
9 10 (17.86%) Web Testing
9 10 (17.86%) Degree
9 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
9 10 (17.86%) Linux
10 8 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (14.29%) PHP
11 7 (12.50%) C
11 7 (12.50%) HTML
11 7 (12.50%) Perl
11 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.50%) NUnit
11 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) MPLS
2 2 (3.57%) SDH
2 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (19.64%) WebDriver
3 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 7 (12.50%) NUnit
4 6 (10.71%) TestComplete
5 5 (8.93%) TestDirector
5 5 (8.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.14%) Moq
6 4 (7.14%) JIRA
7 3 (5.36%) WinRunner
7 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.57%) ProC
8 2 (3.57%) JMeter
9 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.79%) Subversion
9 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Front Office
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) jQuery
4 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) CSS3
4 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (1.79%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.79%) JSON
6 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Open Source
2 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Handset
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (23.21%) Scrum
4 11 (19.64%) Manual Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Web Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.36%) CRM
11 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.36%) TDD
11 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) C#
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.64%) Java
5 8 (14.29%) PHP
6 7 (12.50%) C
6 7 (12.50%) Perl
7 6 (10.71%) VB
8 4 (7.14%) VBScript
9 3 (5.36%) Python
10 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) Ruby
10 1 (1.79%) Groovy
10 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) ISEB
2 12 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.86%) Degree
4 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.93%) Netcool
3 3 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (5.36%) McAfee
4 3 (5.36%) Veritas
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Remedy
5 2 (3.57%) Infovista
5 2 (3.57%) Cramer
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
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