The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Tester
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 64 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 12 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.66% 0.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.13% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 706 629 950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.65% 97.37% 99.06%
Number of salaries quoted 586 545 819
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in South Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in South Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Sheffield -3 12 £45,000 +24.13%
Senior Tester
Yorkshire

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 21 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) TDD
3 18 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 18 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 18 (85.71%) BDD
3 18 (85.71%) Configuration Management
3 18 (85.71%) Java
3 18 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 18 (85.71%) Gherkin
3 18 (85.71%) GitHub
3 18 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 18 (85.71%) System Integration Testing
3 18 (85.71%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) NUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) Process Management
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) TestNG
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy

Senior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 18 (85.71%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 18 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 18 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 3 (14.29%) NUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) TestNG
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) TDD
3 18 (85.71%) BDD
3 18 (85.71%) Configuration Management
3 18 (85.71%) SDLC
3 18 (85.71%) System Integration Testing
3 18 (85.71%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Process Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (85.71%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) SQL