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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 223 224 219
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
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
5469 5505 5127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.10% 93.34% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3846 4029 4257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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
Bracknell -15 5 £55,000 +18.27%
Senior QA Engineer
South East

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) QMS
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (25.00%) CMMI
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 3 (25.00%) QMS
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (25.00%) CMMI
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft