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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 237 260 251
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 19 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.056% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.057% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +18.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £40,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
6107 7038 6562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.91% 98.16% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 5826 5054
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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 +7 14 £41,500 -5.68% 4
South Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
East Yorkshire -1 2 £33,000 -17.50%
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) QA
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) .NET
4 14 (37.84%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) ISEB
4 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
5 13 (35.14%) Automation Testing
6 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.03%) Finance
7 10 (27.03%) Selenium
8 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
9 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
9 8 (21.62%) C#
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
10 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.92%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) Linux
10 7 (18.92%) BDD
11 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Metasploit
11 6 (16.22%) HTTP
11 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
11 6 (16.22%) CEH
11 6 (16.22%) Information Security
11 6 (16.22%) TDD
11 6 (16.22%) Nessus

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) Metasploit
3 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.81%) JUnit
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) JMeter
4 3 (8.11%) NeoLoad
5 2 (5.41%) AppScan
5 2 (5.41%) Burp Suite
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.70%) CasperJS
6 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) JBehave
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.70%) TestNG
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.62%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) JSP
5 3 (8.11%) J2EE
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) Ajax
7 1 (2.70%) Behat
7 1 (2.70%) CSS
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) REST
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Automation Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
3 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.92%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) Information Security
6 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Test Management
8 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) QA Automation
9 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) C#
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISEB
1 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.22%) CEH
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Nessus
2 4 (10.81%) OpenVAS
3 2 (5.41%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Twitter
2 2 (5.41%) Facebook
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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