The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 203 244 271
Rank change year-on-year +41 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 29 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.22% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.22% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 1
Median salary £55,000 £38,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.93% +15.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 5238 6320 7247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.23% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 5252 5855
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 Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Yorkshire

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Tester in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Tester in Yorkshire

Senior 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 Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire +39 17 £55,000 +51.72% 4
South Yorkshire +15 9 £45,000 -10.00%
North Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Senior Tester
England

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 34 (85.00%) Cucumber
1 34 (85.00%) C#
1 34 (85.00%) Selenium
2 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (77.50%) Automated Testing
3 31 (77.50%) Test Scripting
3 31 (77.50%) SDLC
4 30 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 30 (75.00%) Java
5 29 (72.50%) TDD
5 29 (72.50%) Gherkin
5 29 (72.50%) Automation Testing
6 28 (70.00%) BDD
6 28 (70.00%) WebDriver
7 27 (67.50%) System Integration Testing
8 26 (65.00%) GitHub
8 26 (65.00%) Jenkins
8 26 (65.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
9 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.50%) SQL
10 5 (12.50%) JMeter
11 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Python
11 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 3 (7.50%) Defect Tracking
12 3 (7.50%) ISEB
12 3 (7.50%) MS Excel

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (65.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (85.00%) Cucumber
1 34 (85.00%) Selenium
2 28 (70.00%) WebDriver
3 26 (65.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
5 5 (12.50%) JMeter
6 3 (7.50%) JIRA
6 3 (7.50%) TestComplete
7 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.50%) Gatling
8 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) Gherkin
2 3 (7.50%) SOAP
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) Behat
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) WSDL
3 2 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) iPad
2 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) Automated Testing
2 31 (77.50%) SDLC
2 31 (77.50%) Test Scripting
3 30 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 29 (72.50%) Automation Testing
4 29 (72.50%) TDD
5 28 (70.00%) BDD
6 27 (67.50%) System Integration Testing
7 26 (65.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Test Management
11 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) C#
2 30 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) VBScript
6 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
1 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) HL7
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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