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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 802 830 807
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 75 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.053% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.056% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 39
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,650 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +15.33%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +17 49 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South East +10 10 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Yorkshire +19 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
East of England -3 5 £47,500 +46.15% 1
South West -19 2 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 165 (100.00%) QA
2 128 (77.58%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (63.64%) Selenium
4 65 (39.39%) SQL
5 63 (38.18%) Scrum
6 57 (34.55%) Manual Testing
7 53 (32.12%) Test Scripting
7 53 (32.12%) Automated Testing
8 52 (31.52%) Java
9 51 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (29.09%) C#
11 43 (26.06%) Gherkin
12 41 (24.85%) WebDriver
13 40 (24.24%) SoapUI
13 40 (24.24%) .NET
14 39 (23.64%) Test Automation
15 38 (23.03%) BDD
16 37 (22.42%) Integration Testing
16 37 (22.42%) Automation Testing
17 36 (21.82%) Cucumber
17 36 (21.82%) Performance Testing
18 35 (21.21%) TDD
18 35 (21.21%) Regression Testing
19 34 (20.61%) Degree
19 34 (20.61%) JIRA
19 34 (20.61%) Web Services
19 34 (20.61%) Test Strategy
19 34 (20.61%) User Stories
20 32 (19.39%) SOAP
21 31 (18.79%) HP UFT

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) Confluence
3 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.82%) Apache
5 2 (1.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (1.82%) HTTP
3 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.21%) SSL
3 2 (1.21%) VoIP
3 2 (1.21%) SMTP
4 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.12%) MySQL
2 19 (11.52%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.45%) DB2
6 8 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.21%) OLTP
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.61%) HBase
10 1 (0.61%) Redis
10 1 (0.61%) Big Data
10 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 105 (63.64%) Selenium
2 41 (24.85%) WebDriver
3 40 (24.24%) SoapUI
4 36 (21.82%) Cucumber
5 34 (20.61%) JIRA
6 31 (18.79%) HP UFT
7 30 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (15.15%) Visual Studio
9 16 (9.70%) Maven
9 16 (9.70%) SpecFlow
10 14 (8.48%) Jenkins
11 10 (6.06%) Subversion
12 9 (5.45%) JMeter
13 7 (4.24%) FitNesse
14 6 (3.64%) Calabash
14 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
15 5 (3.03%) RSpec
15 5 (3.03%) TestNG
15 5 (3.03%) NeoLoad
15 5 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.06%) Games
4 9 (5.45%) Polish Language
5 8 (4.85%) Banking
6 6 (3.64%) Retail
6 6 (3.64%) Online Betting
7 5 (3.03%) Marketing
7 5 (3.03%) Electronics
8 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.21%) Advertising
9 2 (1.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.06%) Gherkin
2 40 (24.24%) .NET
3 34 (20.61%) Web Services
4 32 (19.39%) SOAP
5 23 (13.94%) REST
6 20 (12.12%) XML
7 5 (3.03%) J2SE
7 5 (3.03%) J2EE
8 4 (2.42%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.42%) Apache Flex
9 2 (1.21%) XMPP
10 1 (0.61%) JSON
10 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.61%) WPF
10 1 (0.61%) RESTful
10 1 (0.61%) QuickFIX
10 1 (0.61%) Ultra Messaging
10 1 (0.61%) CSS
10 1 (0.61%) HTML
10 1 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.55%) Mobile App
3 20 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.48%) Blackberry
5 11 (6.67%) User Experience
6 10 (6.06%) iPhone
7 9 (5.45%) Online Gambling
7 9 (5.45%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.64%) Data Integration
9 6 (3.64%) Online Games
10 4 (2.42%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.82%) DTV
12 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (1.21%) Bitcoin
13 1 (0.61%) Derivative
13 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Android
2 22 (13.33%) Windows
3 21 (12.73%) Apple iOS
4 14 (8.48%) Linux
5 9 (5.45%) Windows Phone
6 8 (4.85%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (4.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (77.58%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (38.18%) Scrum
3 57 (34.55%) Manual Testing
4 53 (32.12%) Test Scripting
4 53 (32.12%) Automated Testing
5 39 (23.64%) Test Automation
6 38 (23.03%) BDD
7 37 (22.42%) Integration Testing
7 37 (22.42%) Automation Testing
8 36 (21.82%) Performance Testing
9 35 (21.21%) TDD
9 35 (21.21%) Regression Testing
10 34 (20.61%) Test Strategy
10 34 (20.61%) User Stories
11 31 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (17.58%) Software Engineering
13 26 (15.76%) Unit Testing
14 25 (15.15%) Security Testing
14 25 (15.15%) Software Testing
15 24 (14.55%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (39.39%) SQL
2 52 (31.52%) Java
3 48 (29.09%) C#
4 24 (14.55%) T-SQL
5 17 (10.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.45%) PHP
7 6 (3.64%) Python
7 6 (3.64%) XPath
8 5 (3.03%) Ruby
9 3 (1.82%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.82%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.21%) VBA
10 2 (1.21%) VB
10 2 (1.21%) Groovy
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (20.61%) Degree
2 28 (16.97%) ISEB
3 7 (4.24%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Firmware
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) Ansible
2 5 (3.03%) Puppet
2 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (16.97%) Oracle
2 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.82%) SAP
4 2 (1.21%) Temenos
4 2 (1.21%) Websense
5 1 (0.61%) VMware
5 1 (0.61%) Google
5 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.61%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.61%) HP
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