The median annual salary for a Senior Software Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire 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 Software Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 227 247 266
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Tester 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.056% 0.046% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.047% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5228 6323 7373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.77% 97.20% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4564 5258 5965
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Tester in Yorkshire

Senior Software Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Tester in Yorkshire

Senior Software Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
North Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Senior Software Tester
England

Senior Software Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior Software 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

Senior Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft