Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Senior Technical Tester
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1230 1292
Rank change year-on-year +84 +62 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Tester 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
England median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +4.76% +13.51%
10th Percentile £41,250 £49,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £60,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +4.76% +13.51%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 159866 183507 200434
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.00% 96.53% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131005 155881 166042
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Technical Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Tester in England

Senior Technical Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Technical Tester in England

Senior Technical Tester
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Tester in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Tester in England

Senior Technical Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Tester within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
London +44 2 £42,500 -22.73%
South West - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Technical Tester
UK

Senior Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Senior Technical 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 England region featuring Senior Technical Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Senior Technical Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce