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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 211 222 219
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 20 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.087% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.093% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 8
Average salary £47,500 £42,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.42% +20.71%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +9.74%
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
5125 5364 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.95% 93.13% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 3886 4006
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £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
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 24 April 2015. 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
Wokingham - 8 £45,000 -
Newbury - 6 £52,500 -
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
Reading -7 1 £47,500 +17.28%
Senior QA Engineer
South East

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (93.33%) Selenium
3 22 (73.33%) C#
3 22 (73.33%) Web Services
3 22 (73.33%) Automation Testing
4 21 (70.00%) .NET
5 20 (66.67%) WebDriver
6 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
6 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
8 15 (50.00%) REST
9 13 (43.33%) SoapUI
9 13 (43.33%) SpecFlow
9 13 (43.33%) SOA
10 12 (40.00%) SQL
11 10 (33.33%) Finance
11 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (33.33%) Scrum
11 10 (33.33%) User Experience
11 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (26.67%) JIRA
12 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (23.33%) BDD
14 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (20.00%) Windows
14 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
15 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (13.33%) Telecoms

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (93.33%) Selenium
2 20 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 13 (43.33%) SoapUI
3 13 (43.33%) SpecFlow
4 8 (26.67%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) Web Services
2 21 (70.00%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) WPF
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) User Experience
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Automation Testing
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
3 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 13 (43.33%) SOA
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (23.33%) BDD
7 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Telerik
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
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