The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 94 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.19% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +17.12%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +11.11%
Senior Tester
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 956 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.88% 97.06% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 871 865 1197
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in West Sussex

Senior Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA