The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Senior Technical Tester
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 949 966
Rank change year-on-year +100 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Tester 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.001% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.08% +9.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Senior Technical Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Tester in the UK

Senior Technical Tester
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Technical Tester in the UK

Senior Technical Tester
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +78 3 £42,500 -26.08% 1
London +65 2 £42,500 -26.08% 1
West End of London - 1 £42,500 - 1
South East - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Technical Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior Technical 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 featuring Senior Technical Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Automotive
4 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) BDD

Senior Technical Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) JBehave
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Protractor
3 3 (42.86%) VisualVM
4 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) AWK
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Perforce
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
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