The median annual salary for a Senior QA Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
South East / Berkshire
Rank 183 - 217
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Median salary £37,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3164 4679 5148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.90% 94.64% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 3816 3820
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Senior QA Tester in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £37,500 -
Senior QA Tester
South East

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Telematics
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Telematics
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft