The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 223 207 213
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.037% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.040% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
5445 5062 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.09% 94.41% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4254 4372
Average salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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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
Birmingham - 2 £28,758 -
Coventry -11 1 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) GoogleTest
3 3 (30.00%) Groovy
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) QA

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (30.00%) GoogleTest
2 3 (30.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Groovy
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) WAI
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Symbian
2 1 (10.00%) HP
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