Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior QA Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Quality Assurance Tester
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 300 337
Rank change year-on-year +46 +37 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.032% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.024% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £60,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £49,250 £60,000 £49,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -29.17% +33.33% +51.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Senior QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Senior QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Tester in Berkshire

Senior QA Tester
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Tester in Berkshire

Senior QA Tester
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +37 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Senior QA Tester
South East

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Senior QA Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA