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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 246 205 219
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 9 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 4
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £40,250 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £54,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +17.00%
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
7072 5064 5710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.49% 94.67% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5612 4025 4699
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 -35 5 £35,000 -22.22%
South Yorkshire - 3 £41,000 -
North Yorkshire -18 1 - -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) Windows

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) RAD
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft