The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 190 213 210
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 15 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.042% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.042% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £41,500 £44,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.68% +23.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Senior Tester
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4272 4724 4225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.11% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3594 3893 3306
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds +17 14 £41,500 -5.68% 2
Bradford - 1 - -
Senior Tester
Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) ISEB
2 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (45.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) BDD
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (15.00%) iPad
9 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.00%) JMeter
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) J2EE
9 3 (15.00%) JUnit

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) JMeter
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) NeoLoad
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) BDD
2 7 (35.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISEB
1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Twitter
2 2 (10.00%) Facebook
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £competitive plus 12% bonus, pension, PHI etc
Posted: 24 days ago