The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
South East / Berkshire
Rank 179 213 217
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 6 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 0.041% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.043% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 12
Median salary £56,250 £43,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -20.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,750 £42,550
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £44,750 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  

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 3163 4668 5083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.57% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2572 3813 3770
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
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 Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Berkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Berkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Tester in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Tester in Berkshire

Senior 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 Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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 +44 6 £56,250 +32.35%
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior 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 Tester in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) Social Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) CREST Certified
3 4 (44.44%) Presales
3 4 (44.44%) Tigerscheme
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless Security
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Business Development
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Domino
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) SMTP
5 2 (22.22%) MAPI
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) SQL

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Domino
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless Security
2 2 (22.22%) IMAP
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) AQtime
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) WebLOAD
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) MAPI
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Social Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Development
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Presales
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) CREST Certified
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Tigerscheme
4 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Perfmon
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
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