The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 866 866 889
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 38 73 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.071% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.074% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 64
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +37.40%
Senior QA Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88406 98623 105620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75235 82312 86796
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Senior QA Engineer in the job title.

Senior QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior QA Engineer Salary Trend in England

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Senior QA Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Senior QA Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 18 £58,750 +17.50% 7
South East +19 12 £52,500 +16.66% 1
East of England +19 5 £59,000 +24.21%
West Midlands +1 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £62,500 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Senior QA Engineer in the job title.

1 123 (100.00%) QA
2 87 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (53.66%) Java
3 66 (53.66%) Selenium
4 46 (37.40%) Test Automation
5 41 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 37 (30.08%) TDD
7 36 (29.27%) Degree
8 35 (28.46%) Automated Testing
9 33 (26.83%) Scrum
10 31 (25.20%) BDD
11 30 (24.39%) WebDriver
11 30 (24.39%) Manual Testing
12 29 (23.58%) Automation Testing
13 27 (21.95%) Python
14 25 (20.33%) Test Strategy
14 25 (20.33%) Software Testing
14 25 (20.33%) ISEB
15 24 (19.51%) Computer Science
16 23 (18.70%) JIRA
16 23 (18.70%) Web Services
16 23 (18.70%) SDLC
17 22 (17.89%) JMeter
17 22 (17.89%) Finance
17 22 (17.89%) ISTQB
18 21 (17.07%) C#
19 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
19 20 (16.26%) Functional Testing
20 19 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (15.45%) Git (software)

Senior QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.38%) Confluence
2 9 (7.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) SSH
2 1 (0.81%) IMAP
2 1 (0.81%) NAS
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) SMTP
2 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) DB2
2 5 (4.07%) Data Mining
2 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.81%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 66 (53.66%) Selenium
2 41 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 30 (24.39%) WebDriver
4 23 (18.70%) JIRA
5 22 (17.89%) JMeter
6 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
7 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
8 14 (11.38%) JUnit
9 11 (8.94%) Appium
10 10 (8.13%) LoadRunner
11 9 (7.32%) Maven
11 9 (7.32%) Mercurial
11 9 (7.32%) SoapUI
12 8 (6.50%) SpecFlow
13 7 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (5.69%) Robot Framework
14 6 (4.88%) Robotium
14 6 (4.88%) Selenium IDE
14 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (4.88%) WATIR
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Games
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Law
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.70%) Web Services
2 18 (14.63%) Gherkin
3 11 (8.94%) .NET
4 10 (8.13%) XML
5 7 (5.69%) HTML
5 7 (5.69%) SOAP
6 6 (4.88%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.88%) HTML5
6 6 (4.88%) REST
6 6 (4.88%) Spring
7 5 (4.07%) RESTful
8 4 (3.25%) Ajax
8 4 (3.25%) Java EE
8 4 (3.25%) JMS
8 4 (3.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.63%) LESS
11 1 (0.81%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.81%) React
11 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.07%) iPad
6 4 (3.25%) Fintech
7 3 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.63%) BBC
8 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.63%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.38%) Android
2 13 (10.57%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.13%) Linux
4 8 (6.50%) Windows
5 3 (2.44%) Unix
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.40%) Test Automation
3 37 (30.08%) TDD
4 35 (28.46%) Automated Testing
5 33 (26.83%) Scrum
6 31 (25.20%) BDD
7 30 (24.39%) Manual Testing
8 29 (23.58%) Automation Testing
9 25 (20.33%) Software Testing
9 25 (20.33%) Test Strategy
10 23 (18.70%) SDLC
11 20 (16.26%) Functional Testing
12 19 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (14.63%) Test Scripting
14 12 (9.76%) API Testing
14 12 (9.76%) Integration Testing
14 12 (9.76%) Regression Testing
14 12 (9.76%) Unit Testing
15 11 (8.94%) Mentoring
15 11 (8.94%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (53.66%) Java
2 27 (21.95%) Python
3 21 (17.07%) C#
4 19 (15.45%) Ruby
5 18 (14.63%) SQL
6 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.13%) C++
7 10 (8.13%) PHP
8 9 (7.32%) Groovy
9 7 (5.69%) C
10 6 (4.88%) COBOL
11 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.81%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (29.27%) Degree
2 25 (20.33%) ISEB
3 22 (17.89%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (4.07%) MBA
5 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) WAI
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Firmware
2 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.32%) Rally
3 8 (6.50%) HP
4 7 (5.69%) SAP
5 6 (4.88%) VMware
6 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.44%) Apple
8 2 (1.63%) Cadence
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle
8 2 (1.63%) Sophos
9 1 (0.81%) IFS
9 1 (0.81%) Infor
9 1 (0.81%) Sage
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