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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 189 212 155
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 7 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.081% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.083% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
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
4323 4798 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.78% 96.97% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3415 3948 2821
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 +12 3 £39,000 +11.42%
Bradford - 3 £30,000 -
Halifax - 1 £32,500 - 1
Senior Tester
Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Cognos
5 3 (33.33%) QlikView
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Acceptance Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (33.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago