The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 28 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 Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 183 208 221
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 37 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.72% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 4 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4894 4855 5425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.83% 95.78% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 3913 4668
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Surrey

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Surrey

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 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
Guildford - 1 - -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 (87.76%) SQL
2 42 (85.71%) Degree
3 40 (81.63%) JMeter
4 39 (79.59%) Oracle
5 38 (77.55%) Java
6 36 (73.47%) PL/SQL
7 29 (59.18%) Selenium
8 27 (55.10%) QuickTest Pro
9 26 (53.06%) Life Science
10 22 (44.90%) Oracle Database
10 22 (44.90%) Mathematics
11 19 (38.78%) J2EE
12 18 (36.73%) LoadRunner
12 18 (36.73%) Chemistry
13 17 (34.69%) Performance Testing
13 17 (34.69%) Manual Testing
13 17 (34.69%) Open Source
14 16 (32.65%) Python
15 15 (30.61%) Biology
15 15 (30.61%) Physics
15 15 (30.61%) Automated Testing
16 13 (26.53%) Computer Science
16 13 (26.53%) ISEB
17 12 (24.49%) Web Services
17 12 (24.49%) Statistics
18 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
18 11 (22.45%) MySQL
18 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
18 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
18 11 (22.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 (2.04%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle Database
2 11 (22.45%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (81.63%) JMeter
2 29 (59.18%) Selenium
3 27 (55.10%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (36.73%) LoadRunner
5 8 (16.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (16.33%) Ant
6 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.04%) Maven
8 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (4.08%) Banking
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) J2EE
2 12 (24.49%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Life Science
2 22 (44.90%) Mathematics
3 18 (36.73%) Chemistry
4 17 (34.69%) Open Source
5 15 (30.61%) Biology
5 15 (30.61%) Physics
6 13 (26.53%) Computer Science
7 12 (24.49%) Statistics
8 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Solaris
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX
2 8 (16.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Performance Testing
1 17 (34.69%) Manual Testing
2 15 (30.61%) Automated Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 9 (18.37%) Test Management
5 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.12%) V-Model
6 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.08%) BDD
7 2 (4.08%) TDD
8 1 (2.04%) Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) OO
8 1 (2.04%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.04%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) SQL
2 38 (77.55%) Java
3 36 (73.47%) PL/SQL
4 16 (32.65%) Python
5 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (85.71%) Degree
2 13 (26.53%) ISEB
3 11 (22.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.12%) PhD
4 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Vendors
1 39 (79.59%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat