The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 807 828 826
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 59 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.045% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.048% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 59
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £32,500 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £35,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -25.78%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 22 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
London -5 28 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East -1 13 £50,000 - 4
East of England +2 8 £32,500 - 1
South West -25 6 £40,000 +4.57%
North West -14 3 £40,000 +21.21%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -52 1 £37,500 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 104 (100.00%) QA
2 75 (72.12%) Selenium
3 73 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 40 (38.46%) Java
4 40 (38.46%) Scrum
5 39 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 35 (33.65%) TDD
6 35 (33.65%) SQL
7 34 (32.69%) Test Scripting
8 26 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 25 (24.04%) Automated Testing
9 25 (24.04%) ISEB
10 24 (23.08%) JIRA
10 24 (23.08%) Integration Testing
10 24 (23.08%) WebDriver
10 24 (23.08%) BDD
11 23 (22.12%) Cucumber
12 22 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
13 20 (19.23%) Python
13 20 (19.23%) SoapUI
14 19 (18.27%) UNIX
14 19 (18.27%) Web Services
15 18 (17.31%) Degree
16 16 (15.38%) SOAP
16 16 (15.38%) JMeter
16 16 (15.38%) Gherkin
16 16 (15.38%) Open Source
17 15 (14.42%) Jenkins

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) HTTP
1 7 (6.73%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) MySQL
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.62%) DB2
4 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (72.12%) Selenium
2 24 (23.08%) JIRA
2 24 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 23 (22.12%) Cucumber
4 20 (19.23%) SoapUI
5 16 (15.38%) JMeter
6 15 (14.42%) Jenkins
6 15 (14.42%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (9.62%) JUnit
8 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
9 8 (7.69%) TestNG
9 8 (7.69%) FitNesse
10 6 (5.77%) Maven
11 5 (4.81%) Gradle
12 4 (3.85%) Hudson
12 4 (3.85%) TestComplete
12 4 (3.85%) Subversion
13 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.88%) Polish Language
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.27%) Web Services
2 16 (15.38%) SOAP
2 16 (15.38%) Gherkin
3 15 (14.42%) XML
4 10 (9.62%) REST
5 8 (7.69%) HTML
5 8 (7.69%) CSS
6 7 (6.73%) LAMP
7 6 (5.77%) Qt
7 6 (5.77%) QML
8 5 (4.81%) Spring
9 4 (3.85%) .NET
10 2 (1.92%) J2EE
11 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.96%) Django
11 1 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Open Source
2 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.88%) Online Gambling
5 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.92%) STB
5 2 (1.92%) DTV
6 1 (0.96%) Handset
6 1 (0.96%) Social Network
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) UNIX
2 14 (13.46%) Linux
3 12 (11.54%) Android
4 10 (9.62%) Windows
5 7 (6.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 40 (38.46%) Scrum
3 39 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 35 (33.65%) TDD
5 34 (32.69%) Test Scripting
6 26 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 25 (24.04%) Automated Testing
8 24 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 24 (23.08%) BDD
9 22 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
11 14 (13.46%) Load Testing
11 14 (13.46%) User Stories
12 13 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 13 (12.50%) Regression Testing
13 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
14 10 (9.62%) Test Strategy
14 10 (9.62%) Automation Testing
15 9 (8.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) Java
2 35 (33.65%) SQL
3 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.23%) Python
5 12 (11.54%) C#
6 11 (10.58%) Ruby
7 8 (7.69%) PHP
8 7 (6.73%) C++
9 4 (3.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.96%) VBScript
10 1 (0.96%) VB
10 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.96%) Erlang
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (24.04%) ISEB
2 18 (17.31%) Degree
3 14 (13.46%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago