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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 211 223 227
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.100% 0.067% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +27.65%
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
4708 5512 5211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.93% 92.81% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3675 3845 4085
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 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 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 27 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 +1 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Senior QA Engineer
South East

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (95.24%) Selenium
3 19 (90.48%) WebDriver
4 15 (71.43%) Automation Testing
5 14 (66.67%) REST
5 14 (66.67%) Web Services
6 13 (61.90%) C#
6 13 (61.90%) Test Scripting
6 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (57.14%) .NET
7 12 (57.14%) SpecFlow
8 11 (52.38%) SoapUI
8 11 (52.38%) SQL
8 11 (52.38%) SOA
8 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
9 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (38.10%) JIRA
10 8 (38.10%) BDD
10 8 (38.10%) User Experience
10 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (28.57%) SaaS
11 6 (28.57%) Java
12 5 (23.81%) Scrum
12 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
13 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
13 4 (19.05%) Degree
13 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
13 4 (19.05%) Finance
14 3 (14.29%) SOAP

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SMTP
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 19 (90.48%) WebDriver
3 12 (57.14%) SpecFlow
4 11 (52.38%) SoapUI
5 8 (38.10%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) Zephyr
7 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Web Services
1 14 (66.67%) REST
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 3 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) User Experience
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) DTV
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 11 (52.38%) SOA
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (38.10%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
9 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Websense
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP