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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 235 252 211
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.077% 0.083% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.085% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 22
Median salary £60,000 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,100 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,000 £44,950
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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 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
5080 5848 6068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.50% 97.03% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4302 4911 4986
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram 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 30 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
Bristol - 2 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 1 £60,000 +40.35% 1
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
Senior Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) SCADA
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) GIAC
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Perl

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) SCADA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Fuzz Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) GIAC
3 2 (16.67%) GPEN
3 2 (16.67%) OSCP
3 2 (16.67%) SANS
3 2 (16.67%) Tigerscheme
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (8.33%) OSCE
4 1 (8.33%) OSWP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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