The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Senior Tester
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 565 610
Rank change year-on-year +39 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 69 92 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67 83 59
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,750 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 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 32520 40578 42847
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.63% 95.99% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27365 35150 36026
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Tester in London over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Tester in London

Senior Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
City of London +33 10 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Chiswick - 7 £52,500 -
West End of London - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 London region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 87 (76.32%) QA
2 75 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (54.39%) Selenium
4 55 (48.25%) Cucumber
5 53 (46.49%) Java
6 43 (37.72%) Test Automation
7 39 (34.21%) Scrum
8 38 (33.33%) TDD
8 38 (33.33%) BDD
8 38 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 35 (30.70%) Unix
11 34 (29.82%) E-Commerce
11 34 (29.82%) RESTful
12 33 (28.95%) Automated Testing
13 32 (28.07%) Linux
13 32 (28.07%) SQL
13 32 (28.07%) HTTP
13 32 (28.07%) WebDriver
13 32 (28.07%) Kanban
14 31 (27.19%) Automation Testing
14 31 (27.19%) JUnit
14 31 (27.19%) Software Testing
15 28 (24.56%) Web Services
16 26 (22.81%) NoSQL
16 26 (22.81%) MySQL
16 26 (22.81%) C#
16 26 (22.81%) SOA
17 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
18 22 (19.30%) SoapUI

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.89%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) SaaS
2 3 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.07%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) MySQL
1 26 (22.81%) NoSQL
2 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 16 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (14.04%) HBase
4 10 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 10 (8.77%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.77%) Redis
5 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 62 (54.39%) Selenium
2 55 (48.25%) Cucumber
3 32 (28.07%) WebDriver
4 31 (27.19%) JUnit
5 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
6 22 (19.30%) SoapUI
7 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 17 (14.91%) JMeter
9 16 (14.04%) Hamcrest
9 16 (14.04%) jMock
10 13 (11.40%) SpecFlow
11 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (5.26%) Hudson
13 5 (4.39%) FitNesse
14 4 (3.51%) JIRA
14 4 (3.51%) Protractor
15 3 (2.63%) Appium
15 3 (2.63%) Fiddler
15 3 (2.63%) NUnit
15 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Back Office
4 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) RESTful
2 28 (24.56%) Web Services
3 17 (14.91%) REST
4 10 (8.77%) ActiveMQ
4 10 (8.77%) JSON
4 10 (8.77%) JSON Schema
4 10 (8.77%) JSON-LD
5 8 (7.02%) Apache Flex
6 7 (6.14%) .NET
6 7 (6.14%) HTML
7 6 (5.26%) SOAP
8 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.51%) CSS
8 4 (3.51%) React
9 3 (2.63%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.63%) XML
10 2 (1.75%) Node.js
11 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (0.88%) React Native
11 1 (0.88%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) SCADA
2 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.63%) Fintech
4 2 (1.75%) Blog
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.88%) CESG
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.70%) Unix
2 32 (28.07%) Linux
3 12 (10.53%) Windows
4 10 (8.77%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.72%) Test Automation
3 39 (34.21%) Scrum
4 38 (33.33%) BDD
4 38 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (33.33%) TDD
5 36 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
6 34 (29.82%) E-Commerce
7 33 (28.95%) Automated Testing
8 32 (28.07%) Kanban
9 31 (27.19%) Automation Testing
9 31 (27.19%) Software Testing
10 26 (22.81%) SOA
11 21 (18.42%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (18.42%) Unit Testing
12 20 (17.54%) Mentoring
13 16 (14.04%) QA Automation
14 13 (11.40%) Coaching
15 12 (10.53%) Configuration Management
16 10 (8.77%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) Java
2 32 (28.07%) SQL
3 26 (22.81%) C#
4 20 (17.54%) Python
5 15 (13.16%) Ruby
6 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.14%) PHP
8 5 (4.39%) Groovy
9 2 (1.75%) C++
9 2 (1.75%) Perl
9 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) CHECK Team Leader
2 11 (9.65%) ISEB
3 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) CREST Certified
4 3 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.75%) OSCP
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) GIAC
6 1 (0.88%) GPEN
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (76.32%) QA
2 19 (16.67%) SDET
3 10 (8.77%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Grafana
1 10 (8.77%) Puppet
1 10 (8.77%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (8.77%) Splunk
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
London
Altus Analytics
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago