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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 794 825 758
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 57 46 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.046% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.049% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 79
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
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 £27,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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 +17 35 £50,000 - 4
South East -10 18 £55,000 +35.80% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
East of England -2 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 114 (100.00%) QA
2 82 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (70.18%) Selenium
4 56 (49.12%) Test Automation
5 51 (44.74%) Test Scripting
6 43 (37.72%) Manual Testing
7 39 (34.21%) Cucumber
8 38 (33.33%) TDD
8 38 (33.33%) SQL
9 36 (31.58%) WebDriver
10 34 (29.82%) Java
10 34 (29.82%) Scrum
11 31 (27.19%) BDD
12 30 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (26.32%) Web Services
12 30 (26.32%) JMeter
13 27 (23.68%) Integration Testing
13 27 (23.68%) JIRA
14 26 (22.81%) Automated Testing
14 26 (22.81%) Open Source
14 26 (22.81%) Gherkin
15 25 (21.93%) Software Testing
15 25 (21.93%) Performance Testing
15 25 (21.93%) Finance
15 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
16 24 (21.05%) C#
16 24 (21.05%) User Stories
17 23 (20.18%) .NET
18 22 (19.30%) Automation Testing
19 21 (18.42%) QuickTest Pro

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (3.51%) Node.js
2 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) uiautomator
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) DSL
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) MySQL
2 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.39%) DB2
3 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (70.18%) Selenium
2 39 (34.21%) Cucumber
3 36 (31.58%) WebDriver
4 30 (26.32%) JMeter
5 27 (23.68%) JIRA
6 21 (18.42%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 13 (11.40%) SoapUI
9 7 (6.14%) Maven
9 7 (6.14%) Calabash
10 6 (5.26%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.26%) JUnit
11 5 (4.39%) NUnit
11 5 (4.39%) Subversion
11 5 (4.39%) FitNesse
12 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.51%) Hudson
12 4 (3.51%) MbUnit
13 3 (2.63%) Appium
General
1 25 (21.93%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.39%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.51%) Polish Language
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) Web Services
2 26 (22.81%) Gherkin
3 23 (20.18%) .NET
4 11 (9.65%) LAMP
5 8 (7.02%) XML
6 6 (5.26%) REST
7 5 (4.39%) SOAP
8 4 (3.51%) HTML
9 3 (2.63%) HTML5
9 3 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.75%) LESS
10 2 (1.75%) Spring
10 2 (1.75%) JSON
10 2 (1.75%) Dojo
10 2 (1.75%) WPF
10 2 (1.75%) RESTful
10 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.75%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Open Source
2 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.26%) User Experience
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.51%) Online Gambling
4 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) DTV
5 2 (1.75%) STB
5 2 (1.75%) Wiki
5 2 (1.75%) Social Network
6 1 (0.88%) Online Games
6 1 (0.88%) Tandem
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) UNIX
3 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.39%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (49.12%) Test Automation
3 51 (44.74%) Test Scripting
4 43 (37.72%) Manual Testing
5 38 (33.33%) TDD
6 34 (29.82%) Scrum
7 31 (27.19%) BDD
8 30 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (23.68%) Integration Testing
10 26 (22.81%) Automated Testing
11 25 (21.93%) Software Testing
11 25 (21.93%) Performance Testing
12 24 (21.05%) User Stories
13 22 (19.30%) Automation Testing
14 16 (14.04%) Regression Testing
15 13 (11.40%) Load Testing
15 13 (11.40%) Test Strategy
16 12 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (9.65%) Test Planning
18 10 (8.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.33%) SQL
2 34 (29.82%) Java
3 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
4 24 (21.05%) C#
5 15 (13.16%) Python
6 12 (10.53%) PHP
7 10 (8.77%) Ruby
8 3 (2.63%) Perl
9 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) Scala
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) ISEB
1 16 (14.04%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.77%) Degree
3 6 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) Oracle
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.75%) VMware
2 2 (1.75%) Telerik
London
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent basic + fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: 12% bupa, etc
Posted: 25 days ago