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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 786 786 778
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 51 67 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.069% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.073% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 49 65 92
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +3.89%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
London -29 30 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South East -12 15 £55,000 +29.41%
Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
West Midlands -8 1 £34,000 +4.61%
South West -17 1 £40,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) QA
2 83 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (70.27%) Selenium
4 54 (48.65%) Test Scripting
4 54 (48.65%) Test Automation
5 43 (38.74%) Manual Testing
6 38 (34.23%) TDD
7 36 (32.43%) Cucumber
8 34 (30.63%) WebDriver
8 34 (30.63%) Scrum
8 34 (30.63%) SQL
8 34 (30.63%) Java
9 31 (27.93%) JMeter
9 31 (27.93%) JIRA
10 30 (27.03%) BDD
11 29 (26.13%) Web Services
12 26 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (22.52%) Software Testing
13 25 (22.52%) Automated Testing
13 25 (22.52%) Open Source
13 25 (22.52%) Gherkin
13 25 (22.52%) User Stories
14 24 (21.62%) Integration Testing
15 23 (20.72%) Performance Testing
16 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
17 21 (18.92%) Jenkins
18 20 (18.02%) QuickTest Pro
19 19 (17.12%) ISEB
19 19 (17.12%) Finance
19 19 (17.12%) C#

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (2.70%) Node.js
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.90%) uiautomator
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
1 13 (11.71%) MySQL
2 4 (3.60%) DB2
3 3 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 78 (70.27%) Selenium
2 36 (32.43%) Cucumber
3 34 (30.63%) WebDriver
4 31 (27.93%) JMeter
4 31 (27.93%) JIRA
5 21 (18.92%) Jenkins
6 20 (18.02%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (9.01%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.41%) Calabash
9 5 (4.50%) JUnit
10 4 (3.60%) Hudson
10 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.60%) TestNG
10 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.60%) Maven
11 3 (2.70%) Appium
11 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.80%) Robotium
12 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.90%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) Web Services
2 25 (22.52%) Gherkin
3 17 (15.32%) .NET
4 14 (12.61%) LAMP
5 7 (6.31%) XML
5 7 (6.31%) REST
6 5 (4.50%) HTML
6 5 (4.50%) SOAP
7 3 (2.70%) CSS
8 2 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.80%) HTML5
8 2 (1.80%) LESS
8 2 (1.80%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.80%) Dojo
8 2 (1.80%) Spring
9 1 (0.90%) WPF
9 1 (0.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Open Source
2 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.60%) User Experience
3 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) DTV
4 2 (1.80%) Social Network
4 2 (1.80%) STB
5 1 (0.90%) Wiki
5 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.90%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) iPhone
5 1 (0.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) UNIX
3 9 (8.11%) Linux
4 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (48.65%) Test Scripting
2 54 (48.65%) Test Automation
3 43 (38.74%) Manual Testing
4 38 (34.23%) TDD
5 34 (30.63%) Scrum
6 30 (27.03%) BDD
7 26 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (22.52%) Software Testing
8 25 (22.52%) Automated Testing
8 25 (22.52%) User Stories
9 24 (21.62%) Integration Testing
10 23 (20.72%) Performance Testing
11 16 (14.41%) Automation Testing
12 14 (12.61%) Load Testing
12 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (12.61%) Test Strategy
13 13 (11.71%) Regression Testing
14 12 (10.81%) Workflow
15 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.63%) SQL
1 34 (30.63%) Java
2 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.12%) C#
4 14 (12.61%) PHP
4 14 (12.61%) Python
5 8 (7.21%) Ruby
6 6 (5.41%) Perl
7 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.80%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) ISEB
2 17 (15.32%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.71%) Degree
4 6 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) VMware
4 1 (0.90%) Telerik
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