The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 219 215 224
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Senior QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5475 5271 5216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.34% 93.09% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4037 4314
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Senior QA Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Senior QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Senior QA Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £60,000 -
Bracknell +3 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Senior QA Engineer
South East

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior QA Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) QMS
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (30.00%) CMMI
4 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (30.00%) CMMI
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) QMS
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago