The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 26 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 192 224
Rank change year-on-year +32 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.11% 0.082% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.084% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £70,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.79% -14.00%  
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2648 3565 4523
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.85% 97.11% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2193 3062 3817
Median salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Surrey

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Surrey

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Tester in Surrey over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Tester in Surrey

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 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
Guildford +8 2 £70,000 +62.79%
Reigate - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 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 Surrey region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Senior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA