The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Tester
Rank 256 241 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.057% 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.034% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £42,000 £35,625 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Senior Software Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6827 5947 5940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.69% 95.90% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5654 4674 4982
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Software Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Software Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Software Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
West Yorkshire +1 2 £44,000 +23.50% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Senior Software Tester
England

Senior Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
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