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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 196 209 162
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 10 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.080% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.083% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
Average salary £33,750 £35,750 £43,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.59% -17.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,350 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £39,150 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
4534 4812 3400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.59% 96.57% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3754 2676
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 1 September 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
(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 +7 4 £35,000 -2.09%
Halifax - 3 £32,500 -
Bradford - 2 £36,250 -
Bingley - 1 - -
Senior Tester
Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) ISTQB
3 13 (68.42%) ISEB
4 9 (47.37%) SDLC
5 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) QlikView
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Cognos
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (21.05%) Selenium
8 4 (21.05%) QA
8 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Change Management

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (26.32%) QlikView
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) SDLC
2 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) System Testing
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) ISTQB
2 13 (68.42%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cognos
2 1 (5.26%) Unisys
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle