The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank - - 96
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - - 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £40,000
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1215 1135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1032 995
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in South Wales

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in South Wales

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB