The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 201 164 157
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 6 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 12
Average salary £35,750 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £56,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4730 3291 3344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 93.87% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3773 2544 2764
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Tester
Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014. 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 -32 6 £35,750 -26.28% 1
Senior Tester
Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) Information Management
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Advertising

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Information Management
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
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