The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Technical Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Technical Tester
UK
Rank 840 926 946
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Tester 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £47,500 £56,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.17% +17.89%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 - -

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Technical Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technical Tester over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Technical Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Tester
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 5 £47,500 -15.17%
South East - 3 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £65,000 -

Senior Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Senior Technical Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Technical Tester in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) JBehave
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) SOA
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
5 4 (44.44%) Microservices
5 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
5 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
5 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
5 4 (44.44%) Groovy
5 4 (44.44%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) Selenium
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
6 3 (33.33%) Protractor

Senior Technical Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JBehave
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) JMeter
3 3 (33.33%) Protractor
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) VisualVM
4 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
1 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Groovy
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) AWK
5 2 (22.22%) sed
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
2 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Perforce