The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior Tester
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1069 1249 1297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.36% 93.28% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 693 840 786
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Edinburgh

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Edinburgh

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

Senior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat