The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Tester
Rank 216 210 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.076% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.080% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5852 4985 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.82% 95.17% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4322 4722
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Tester
England

Senior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Software Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester across the South West region.

Senior Software Tester Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Software Tester
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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
Bristol - 10 £37,500 - 1
Senior Software Tester
England

Senior Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) UML
6 4 (28.57%) Data Security
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Test Management
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
7 3 (21.43%) Telerik
7 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
7 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
7 3 (21.43%) Scalability Testing
7 3 (21.43%) JMeter
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Ranorex
8 2 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Legal
8 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Computer Science

Senior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JMeter
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
1 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
1 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
1 3 (21.43%) Ranorex
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Test Management
5 4 (28.57%) UML
5 4 (28.57%) Data Security
6 3 (21.43%) Scalability Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Telerik
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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