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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 838 855 902
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 41 89 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.087% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.091% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 60
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 £45,000 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
86072 98291 103044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72520 82716 84192
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 £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +21 33 £56,250 +12.50% 6
South East +43 5 £52,500 +35.48% 2
North West - 2 £51,250 - 1
East Midlands +17 1 - -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 104 (100.00%) QA
2 77 (74.04%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (52.88%) Selenium
4 48 (46.15%) Java
5 34 (32.69%) Test Automation
5 34 (32.69%) Cucumber
6 33 (31.73%) Automated Testing
6 33 (31.73%) TDD
7 32 (30.77%) Scrum
8 30 (28.85%) BDD
9 29 (27.88%) Manual Testing
10 27 (25.96%) Software Testing
11 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 24 (23.08%) Automation Testing
12 24 (23.08%) Python
13 22 (21.15%) ISEB
13 22 (21.15%) Degree
13 22 (21.15%) ISTQB
13 22 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (20.19%) Test Strategy
15 20 (19.23%) SQL
16 19 (18.27%) Ruby
16 19 (18.27%) JIRA
16 19 (18.27%) Computer Science
17 18 (17.31%) Apple iOS
17 18 (17.31%) Android
17 18 (17.31%) Finance
18 17 (16.35%) Web Services
18 17 (16.35%) SDLC
19 15 (14.42%) Mobile App

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 11 (10.58%) Confluence
2 8 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) SaaS
2 5 (4.81%) PaaS
3 2 (1.92%) IaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.96%) Google Play
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.77%) DB2
3 5 (4.81%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.92%) HBase
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (52.88%) Selenium
2 34 (32.69%) Cucumber
3 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 19 (18.27%) JIRA
5 13 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 13 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 12 (11.54%) JMeter
7 11 (10.58%) Maven
8 10 (9.62%) JUnit
9 8 (7.69%) Appium
10 7 (6.73%) LoadRunner
10 7 (6.73%) Robot Framework
11 6 (5.77%) Eclipse
11 6 (5.77%) HP UFT
11 6 (5.77%) Robotium
11 6 (5.77%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (4.81%) Mercurial
13 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
14 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (2.88%) TestNG
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (1.92%) Games
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.35%) Web Services
2 14 (13.46%) Gherkin
3 8 (7.69%) XML
4 6 (5.77%) HTML
4 6 (5.77%) HTML5
5 4 (3.85%) .NET
5 4 (3.85%) RESTful
6 2 (1.92%) REST
7 1 (0.96%) Ajax
7 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.96%) Java EE
7 1 (0.96%) JMS
7 1 (0.96%) Spring
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.42%) Mobile App
3 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.77%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.85%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.88%) Fintech
7 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.88%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.92%) iPad
9 1 (0.96%) BBC
9 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.96%) Social Media
9 1 (0.96%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Android
1 18 (17.31%) Apple iOS
2 11 (10.58%) Linux
3 9 (8.65%) Unix
4 7 (6.73%) Windows
5 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (74.04%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.69%) Test Automation
3 33 (31.73%) Automated Testing
3 33 (31.73%) TDD
4 32 (30.77%) Scrum
5 30 (28.85%) BDD
6 29 (27.88%) Manual Testing
7 27 (25.96%) Software Testing
8 24 (23.08%) Automation Testing
9 22 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (20.19%) Test Strategy
11 17 (16.35%) SDLC
12 12 (11.54%) Regression Testing
13 10 (9.62%) Functional Testing
13 10 (9.62%) Integration Testing
13 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
13 10 (9.62%) Open Source
14 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
14 9 (8.65%) Test Scripting
14 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) Java
2 24 (23.08%) Python
3 20 (19.23%) SQL
4 19 (18.27%) Ruby
5 11 (10.58%) C#
6 10 (9.62%) C++
6 10 (9.62%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) C
7 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.77%) COBOL
9 2 (1.92%) Groovy
10 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.96%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
1 22 (21.15%) ISEB
1 22 (21.15%) ISTQB
2 8 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (4.81%) MBA
3 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) WAI
3 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.96%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.65%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (6.73%) Firmware
4 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) VMware
2 6 (5.77%) HP
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) MEDITECH
5 2 (1.92%) Cadence
5 2 (1.92%) Rally
5 2 (1.92%) Sophos
6 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
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