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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 185 198 225
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 26 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.57% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.13% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,750 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +16.55%
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
4364 4482 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.30% 95.20% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3554 3684 4353
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +7 2 - -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 55 (91.67%) Degree
2 49 (81.67%) SQL
3 48 (80.00%) JMeter
4 46 (76.67%) Oracle
5 45 (75.00%) Selenium
6 44 (73.33%) Java
6 44 (73.33%) PL/SQL
7 42 (70.00%) Life Science
8 38 (63.33%) Manual Testing
9 37 (61.67%) Mathematics
10 33 (55.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 30 (50.00%) J2EE
12 24 (40.00%) Automated Testing
12 24 (40.00%) Chemistry
13 22 (36.67%) Biology
13 22 (36.67%) Physics
14 21 (35.00%) ISEB
14 21 (35.00%) Web Services
15 20 (33.33%) MySQL
15 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
15 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
15 20 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (33.33%) Oracle Database
16 19 (31.67%) Linux
16 19 (31.67%) Windows
17 18 (30.00%) Solaris
17 18 (30.00%) UNIX
17 18 (30.00%) Ant
17 18 (30.00%) Mac OS X
17 18 (30.00%) Shell Script

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (1.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) MySQL
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 48 (80.00%) JMeter
2 45 (75.00%) Selenium
3 33 (55.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (30.00%) Ant
4 18 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) J2EE
2 21 (35.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (70.00%) Life Science
2 37 (61.67%) Mathematics
3 24 (40.00%) Chemistry
4 22 (36.67%) Biology
4 22 (36.67%) Physics
5 18 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 14 (23.33%) Open Source
7 13 (21.67%) Statistics
8 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Solaris
2 18 (30.00%) UNIX
2 18 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Manual Testing
2 24 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 18 (30.00%) Test Management
5 14 (23.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.33%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.33%) V-Model
9 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.67%) Project Management
9 1 (1.67%) Bug Management
9 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) SQL
2 44 (73.33%) Java
2 44 (73.33%) PL/SQL
3 18 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 13 (21.67%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 55 (91.67%) Degree
2 21 (35.00%) ISEB
3 20 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) PhD
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 46 (76.67%) Oracle
2 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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