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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 226 245 207
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 15 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.097% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 10
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £43,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,050 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £41,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.25% -11.76%
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
6459 6913 5001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.19% 96.28% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5314 5444 3947
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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
West Yorkshire +11 11 £33,750 -5.59%
South Yorkshire +6 3 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) ISTQB
3 13 (56.52%) ISEB
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
6 9 (39.13%) SDLC
7 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
9 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
9 6 (26.09%) QA
9 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
10 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
10 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (21.74%) QlikView
10 5 (21.74%) Cognos
10 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (21.74%) C#
10 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
11 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) Selenium
11 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
12 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
12 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (21.74%) QlikView
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.70%) Metasploit
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) JSP
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) SDLC
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) ISTQB
2 13 (56.52%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cognos
2 1 (4.35%) Unisys
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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