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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 208 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.100% 0.036% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.038% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
4712 5228 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 92.94% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3687 4089
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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
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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
(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 - 3 £60,000 -
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £45,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
South East

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (95.83%) Selenium
3 21 (87.50%) WebDriver
4 17 (70.83%) Automation Testing
5 15 (62.50%) REST
5 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
5 15 (62.50%) Web Services
5 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (58.33%) C#
6 14 (58.33%) .NET
7 13 (54.17%) SpecFlow
8 12 (50.00%) SQL
8 12 (50.00%) SOA
8 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
9 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
10 9 (37.50%) JIRA
10 9 (37.50%) User Experience
10 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (33.33%) BDD
12 7 (29.17%) SaaS
12 7 (29.17%) Java
13 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
13 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
14 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (20.83%) Scrum
14 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
14 5 (20.83%) Finance
15 4 (16.67%) TDD
15 4 (16.67%) MySQL

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SMTP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Selenium
2 21 (87.50%) WebDriver
3 13 (54.17%) SpecFlow
4 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 9 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (12.50%) Zephyr
7 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Web Services
1 15 (62.50%) REST
2 14 (58.33%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) User Experience
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Automation Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 12 (50.00%) SOA
4 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Websense
3 1 (4.17%) Telerik