The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
England / West Midlands
Rank 203 208 204
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 13 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 14
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4643 5130 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.40% 96.41% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 4264 4290
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,190 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the West Midlands region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Tester
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +4 6 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Dudley - 3 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £34,500 -
Staffordshire +3 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Senior 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Selenium
3 12 (42.86%) TDD
3 12 (42.86%) BDD
4 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 11 (39.29%) QA
4 11 (39.29%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 8 (28.57%) SpecFlow
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
8 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Lambda Expressions
8 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 6 (21.43%) LINQ
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.86%) HTTP
9 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
9 5 (17.86%) SDET
9 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
10 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Selenium
2 8 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 7 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
7 1 (3.57%) Appium
7 1 (3.57%) Capybara
7 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.57%) Hudson
7 1 (3.57%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
1 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
1 6 (21.43%) Lambda Expressions
1 6 (21.43%) LINQ
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) BDD
2 12 (42.86%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Case Management
9 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 5 (17.86%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Intel
2 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago