The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 180 165
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4849 3721 3491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.06% 95.93% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 2984 2949
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Senior QA Tester
Yorkshire

Senior QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior QA Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior QA Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior QA Tester
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Senior QA 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 QA Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) ATDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Senior QA 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 QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) ATDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA