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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 813 804 818
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 65 58 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.057% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.061% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 60
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £34,700 £44,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -17 33 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South East +3 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England -17 10 £35,000 +7.69%
South West -18 4 £40,000 +26.98%
North West -5 3 £40,000 +1.26%
Yorkshire -28 1 £37,500 - 2
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 107 (100.00%) QA
2 80 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (69.16%) Selenium
4 48 (44.86%) Test Automation
5 42 (39.25%) Java
6 40 (37.38%) Test Scripting
7 39 (36.45%) Scrum
7 39 (36.45%) SQL
8 38 (35.51%) Manual Testing
9 37 (34.58%) TDD
10 27 (25.23%) BDD
11 26 (24.30%) Cucumber
11 26 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (24.30%) JIRA
12 25 (23.36%) Software Testing
12 25 (23.36%) JavaScript
12 25 (23.36%) Web Services
12 25 (23.36%) WebDriver
13 23 (21.50%) Automated Testing
14 22 (20.56%) Integration Testing
14 22 (20.56%) JMeter
15 21 (19.63%) ISEB
16 20 (18.69%) UNIX
16 20 (18.69%) Python
16 20 (18.69%) SoapUI
16 20 (18.69%) Jenkins
17 19 (17.76%) Gherkin
17 19 (17.76%) Open Source
17 19 (17.76%) Degree
18 17 (15.89%) User Stories

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.87%) Node.js
2 2 (1.87%) JBoss
2 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.87%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) uiautomator
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) HTTP
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) MySQL
2 11 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.35%) DB2
4 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (69.16%) Selenium
2 26 (24.30%) Cucumber
2 26 (24.30%) JIRA
3 25 (23.36%) WebDriver
4 22 (20.56%) JMeter
5 20 (18.69%) SoapUI
5 20 (18.69%) Jenkins
6 13 (12.15%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (7.48%) TestNG
8 7 (6.54%) Maven
8 7 (6.54%) JUnit
9 6 (5.61%) Hudson
9 6 (5.61%) FitNesse
10 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.74%) Calabash
11 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.74%) TestComplete
11 4 (3.74%) Subversion
12 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.80%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.87%) Back Office
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.36%) Web Services
2 19 (17.76%) Gherkin
3 14 (13.08%) SOAP
3 14 (13.08%) XML
4 11 (10.28%) LAMP
5 9 (8.41%) REST
6 7 (6.54%) CSS
6 7 (6.54%) HTML
7 5 (4.67%) .NET
7 5 (4.67%) Qt
7 5 (4.67%) QML
8 2 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.87%) J2EE
8 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.87%) Spring
9 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.93%) Django
9 1 (0.93%) Dojo
9 1 (0.93%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Open Source
2 14 (13.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.80%) Online Gambling
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) DTV
5 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.87%) STB
6 1 (0.93%) Social Network
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) UNIX
2 14 (13.08%) Linux
3 10 (9.35%) Windows
4 7 (6.54%) Android
5 6 (5.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.86%) Test Automation
3 40 (37.38%) Test Scripting
4 39 (36.45%) Scrum
5 38 (35.51%) Manual Testing
6 37 (34.58%) TDD
7 27 (25.23%) BDD
8 26 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (23.36%) Software Testing
10 23 (21.50%) Automated Testing
11 22 (20.56%) Integration Testing
12 17 (15.89%) User Stories
12 17 (15.89%) Performance Testing
12 17 (15.89%) Load Testing
13 14 (13.08%) Test Strategy
14 13 (12.15%) Regression Testing
15 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
15 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (9.35%) Workflow
17 9 (8.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.25%) Java
2 39 (36.45%) SQL
3 25 (23.36%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.69%) Python
5 12 (11.21%) Ruby
5 12 (11.21%) PHP
5 12 (11.21%) C#
6 6 (5.61%) C++
7 4 (3.74%) Perl
8 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) Erlang
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) ISEB
2 19 (17.76%) Degree
3 13 (12.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
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