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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
England / West Midlands
Rank 194 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 11 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 11
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 £45,000

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
4555 5653 4881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.27% 96.43% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3685 4690 4222
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Dudley - 6 £40,000 -
Birmingham +12 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Staffordshire +4 2 £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 19 February 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 16 (57.14%) Selenium
3 10 (35.71%) QA
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) BDD
4 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) Legal
7 6 (21.43%) SpecFlow
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 6 (21.43%) Case Management
8 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
8 5 (17.86%) SDET
8 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
8 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.86%) HTTP
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Integration 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 6 (21.43%) SpecFlow
4 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
4 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.71%) JIRA
6 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
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 6 (21.43%) Legal
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 4 (14.29%) Lambda Expressions
3 4 (14.29%) LINQ
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 3 (10.71%) Android
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) BDD
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Case Management
6 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
7 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) 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
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) 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
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