The median annual salary for a Senior Software Tester was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Senior Software Tester
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 644 667
Rank change year-on-year +31 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.003% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.003% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
London median annual salary £48,500 £38,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.63% -30.90%  
10th Percentile £46,750 £38,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £38,000 £58,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £34,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +24.08% -14.37%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34768 38299 43107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.76% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112495 145931 163630
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Senior Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Tester in London

Senior Software Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Tester in London

Senior Software Tester
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Tester in London

Senior Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior Software 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 London region featuring Senior Software Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (71.43%) API Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) FitNesse
2 5 (71.43%) Stress Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) System Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Groovy
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) Hudson
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) SQL

Senior Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (71.43%) FitNesse
1 5 (71.43%) Hudson
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
1 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) API Testing
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Stress Testing
2 5 (71.43%) System Testing
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Groovy
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA