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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 220 218 224
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 4 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.077% 0.26% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.27% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 5
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
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
4914 5247 5116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.59% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4019 3899 3731
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
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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 0 2 £52,500 +10.52%
Bracknell -4 2 £55,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
South East

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) MAPI
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) WebLOAD
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) AQtime
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) IMAP
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
1 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) AQtime
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MAPI
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Perfmon
1 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware