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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 216 226 219
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 19 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.017% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.018% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 10
Median salary £39,250 £28,758 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.48% -23.31%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,845 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +14.25%
Senior Tester
England

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
5596 5485 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.64% 95.79% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4522 4456
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire - 9 £36,000 - 1
Birmingham -9 6 £42,500 +47.78% 2
Solihull - 2 £34,250 - 1
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 24 (58.54%) QA
2 22 (53.66%) Selenium
3 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
4 17 (41.46%) Functional Testing
5 16 (39.02%) Finance
5 16 (39.02%) XML
6 15 (36.59%) SoapUI
7 14 (34.15%) JIRA
8 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (31.71%) Back Office
8 13 (31.71%) TestDirector
8 13 (31.71%) Wealth Management
8 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (29.27%) SQL
10 10 (24.39%) Scrum
10 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
10 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
11 9 (21.95%) Automated Testing
12 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
12 8 (19.51%) C#
13 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
13 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
13 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
14 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
15 5 (12.20%) Windows
15 5 (12.20%) HP UFT
15 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (12.20%) Agile Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Bluetooth
1 2 (4.88%) DAB
1 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
1 2 (4.88%) NFC
1 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MS Access
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Selenium
2 15 (36.59%) SoapUI
3 14 (34.15%) JIRA
4 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (31.71%) TestDirector
5 5 (12.20%) HP UFT
5 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.76%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.88%) LoadUI
7 2 (4.88%) Metasploit
7 2 (4.88%) QADirector
7 2 (4.88%) TestComplete
7 2 (4.88%) TestPartner
8 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.44%) Hudson
8 1 (2.44%) JUnit
8 1 (2.44%) Maven
8 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.44%) Subversion
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Back Office
3 3 (7.32%) Games
4 2 (4.88%) Automotive
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (7.32%) LINQ
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.88%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) RESTful
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Android
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
2 17 (41.46%) Functional Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (31.71%) Wealth Management
4 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
4 10 (24.39%) Scrum
5 9 (21.95%) Automated Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (9.76%) BDD
10 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (58.54%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) HP
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) QNX
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos
2 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Intel
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
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