The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Tester
Rank 901 883 899
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Tester 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +12.14%
UK excluding London average salary - - £53,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Senior Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Tester within the UK.

Senior Technical Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Tester
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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
London +4 1 £47,500 -20.83%
England -31 1 £47,500 -20.83%

Senior Technical Tester
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

Senior Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle