The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
England / South West
Rank 234 239 248
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 7 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4921 5617 5847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.49% 97.05% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4082 4666 4944
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Tester
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +2 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Gloucestershire -11 3 - -
Senior Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) PhD
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) HTML

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Protractor
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
2 1 (12.50%) WATIR
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Context-Driven Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago