The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 253 251 210
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.027% 0.068% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.071% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 12
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Senior 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
7260 7016 5495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.57% 95.56% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5874 5521 4384
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Senior 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 Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
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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 -8 2 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) FTP
6 2 (20.00%) RAD
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) RAD
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago