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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 821 825 872
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 75 95 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.095% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.099% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 70 71 77
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +46.15%
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
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -23 42 £55,000 +7.31% 5
South East +15 19 £52,500 +13.51% 3
East of England +34 7 £59,000 +24.21% 1
East Midlands +12 3 £42,500 +30.76%
West Midlands -19 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 149 (100.00%) QA
2 93 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (55.03%) Selenium
4 80 (53.69%) Java
5 66 (44.30%) Test Automation
6 53 (35.57%) Cucumber
7 47 (31.54%) Automated Testing
8 41 (27.52%) C#
8 41 (27.52%) Degree
9 40 (26.85%) WebDriver
9 40 (26.85%) Scrum
10 38 (25.50%) Test Strategy
10 38 (25.50%) Manual Testing
11 37 (24.83%) Jenkins
12 36 (24.16%) BDD
12 36 (24.16%) TDD
13 34 (22.82%) JIRA
14 30 (20.13%) Automation Testing
15 29 (19.46%) Python
16 28 (18.79%) SQL
17 27 (18.12%) ISEB
18 26 (17.45%) Computer Science
18 26 (17.45%) Test Scripting
18 26 (17.45%) SDLC
19 25 (16.78%) Ruby
19 25 (16.78%) Software Testing
20 24 (16.11%) ISTQB
21 23 (15.44%) Gherkin
22 22 (14.77%) JMeter
23 21 (14.09%) Groovy

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 12 (8.05%) Confluence
2 5 (3.36%) IIS
3 2 (1.34%) SAS
3 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) SSH
2 2 (1.34%) IMAP
2 2 (1.34%) NAS
2 2 (1.34%) SAN
2 2 (1.34%) SMTP
2 2 (1.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.36%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.34%) MySQL
5 1 (0.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 82 (55.03%) Selenium
2 53 (35.57%) Cucumber
3 40 (26.85%) WebDriver
4 37 (24.83%) Jenkins
5 34 (22.82%) JIRA
6 22 (14.77%) JMeter
7 19 (12.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (10.74%) Appium
8 16 (10.74%) Git (software)
9 13 (8.72%) SpecFlow
9 13 (8.72%) WATIR
10 12 (8.05%) Mercurial
11 11 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (6.71%) JUnit
12 10 (6.71%) SoapUI
13 8 (5.37%) Hudson
14 7 (4.70%) LoadRunner
14 7 (4.70%) Subversion
15 6 (4.03%) Robotium
16 5 (3.36%) Maven
General
1 19 (12.75%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.01%) Games
3 3 (2.01%) Marketing
4 2 (1.34%) Back Office
4 2 (1.34%) Electronics
4 2 (1.34%) Law
4 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.44%) Gherkin
2 20 (13.42%) Web Services
3 17 (11.41%) .NET
4 9 (6.04%) SOAP
5 8 (5.37%) HTML
6 7 (4.70%) Spring
6 7 (4.70%) XML
7 6 (4.03%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.36%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.36%) Java EE
8 5 (3.36%) REST
9 4 (2.68%) Ajax
9 4 (2.68%) CSS
9 4 (2.68%) JMS
9 4 (2.68%) RESTful
9 4 (2.68%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.01%) LESS
11 2 (1.34%) React
11 2 (1.34%) Sass
11 2 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.41%) Mobile App
3 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.71%) iPad
5 8 (5.37%) Fintech
6 4 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.01%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.34%) BBC
8 2 (1.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) Android
2 12 (8.05%) Linux
2 12 (8.05%) Windows
3 10 (6.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (44.30%) Test Automation
3 47 (31.54%) Automated Testing
4 40 (26.85%) Scrum
5 38 (25.50%) Manual Testing
5 38 (25.50%) Test Strategy
6 36 (24.16%) BDD
6 36 (24.16%) TDD
7 30 (20.13%) Automation Testing
8 26 (17.45%) SDLC
8 26 (17.45%) Test Scripting
9 25 (16.78%) Software Testing
10 21 (14.09%) API Testing
10 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (12.08%) Functional Testing
12 16 (10.74%) E-Commerce
13 15 (10.07%) Performance Testing
13 15 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (10.07%) User Stories
14 13 (8.72%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.69%) Java
2 41 (27.52%) C#
3 29 (19.46%) Python
4 28 (18.79%) SQL
5 25 (16.78%) Ruby
6 21 (14.09%) Groovy
7 13 (8.72%) C++
8 12 (8.05%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.71%) PHP
10 9 (6.04%) C
11 3 (2.01%) Perl
12 2 (1.34%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.34%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.34%) R
13 1 (0.67%) COBOL
13 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (27.52%) Degree
2 27 (18.12%) ISEB
3 24 (16.11%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (5.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.36%) MBA
7 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Firmware
2 5 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.34%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.40%) Rally
3 13 (8.72%) SAP
4 9 (6.04%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.36%) Apple
5 5 (3.36%) VMware
6 3 (2.01%) HP
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle
6 3 (2.01%) Perforce
7 2 (1.34%) Cadence
7 2 (1.34%) Sophos
8 1 (0.67%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) IFS
8 1 (0.67%) Infor
8 1 (0.67%) Sage
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Posted: Yesterday
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