The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 104 108 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £59,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.21% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +21.79%
Senior QA Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1333 1446 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.32% 98.30% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1219 1518
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Senior QA Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior QA Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Perforce
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago