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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 228 245 202
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 10 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.057% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.059% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £42,250
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
6539 6765 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.12% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5363 5361 4024
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
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 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 7 July 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 10 £32,500 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) ISEB
3 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 8 (61.54%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) QlikView
6 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
6 4 (30.77%) Cognos
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (30.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
1 4 (30.77%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix