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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 198 209 207
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.11% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
3762 4402 4239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.11% 98.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 3682 3360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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
(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
Redhill - 3 £55,000 - 1
Reigate - 3 £55,000 -
Guildford +5 2 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) Automation Testing
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) WebLOAD
7 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
7 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (23.53%) C
7 4 (23.53%) SOAP
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
1 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
1 4 (23.53%) WebLOAD
2 3 (17.65%) Introscope
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) JMeter
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) QARun
4 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.88%) TestPartner
4 1 (5.88%) Toad
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Automation Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) BDD
8 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) CA Wily
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) AppDynamics
1 3 (17.65%) CA
1 3 (17.65%) Dynatrace
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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