The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 54 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.94% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £58,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.40% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 452 609 763
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.41% 96.51% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 370 517 649
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Sheffield

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Sheffield

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sheffield region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (81.82%) Gherkin
2 9 (81.82%) GitHub
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSD
3 2 (18.18%) WSDL
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Finance

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 9 (81.82%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
3 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Behat
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) WSDL
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) ATDD
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft