The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 202 210 215
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.047% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 6
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Senior Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4141 4924 5044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.37% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 4062 4116
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 29 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
(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 +10 1 - -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) QA

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle