The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
UK / Scotland
Rank 136 157 149
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.086% 0.068% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.072% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £36,750 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2226 2773 2959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.84% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1800 1824
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Scotland

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Scotland

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Senior Tester
UK

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat