The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 91 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.082% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

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 1158 1158 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.94% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 714 667 838
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Protractor
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware