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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 829 861 841
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 86 54 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.054% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.056% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 80 49 65
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
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
90948 95877 92534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77193 80166 75284
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +29 57 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East +15 13 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Yorkshire +11 5 £42,500 +41.66% 3
East of England - 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands -18 3 £42,500 +25.00% 1
South West +1 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 193 (100.00%) QA
2 122 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (51.30%) Selenium
4 78 (40.41%) Java
5 72 (37.31%) Test Automation
6 63 (32.64%) Cucumber
7 58 (30.05%) BDD
7 58 (30.05%) Scrum
7 58 (30.05%) C#
8 56 (29.02%) TDD
9 51 (26.42%) Automated Testing
10 50 (25.91%) Manual Testing
11 49 (25.39%) WebDriver
12 46 (23.83%) Jenkins
13 44 (22.80%) SQL
14 41 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (20.21%) JIRA
16 37 (19.17%) Test Scripting
17 36 (18.65%) Automation Testing
18 34 (17.62%) Test Strategy
18 34 (17.62%) SDLC
18 34 (17.62%) Degree
19 28 (14.51%) Software Testing
20 26 (13.47%) Android
21 25 (12.95%) E-Commerce
22 24 (12.44%) Software Engineering
22 24 (12.44%) ISTQB
22 24 (12.44%) Computer Science
22 24 (12.44%) User Acceptance Testing
23 23 (11.92%) .NET

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (2.59%) CMS
2 3 (1.55%) Apache
2 3 (1.55%) Node.js
2 3 (1.55%) SAS
3 2 (1.04%) Confluence
3 2 (1.04%) IIS
3 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) IMAP
1 2 (1.04%) Internet
1 2 (1.04%) NAS
1 2 (1.04%) SAN
1 2 (1.04%) SMTP
1 2 (1.04%) VoIP
1 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
1 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) MySQL
3 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) HBase
4 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 99 (51.30%) Selenium
2 63 (32.64%) Cucumber
3 49 (25.39%) WebDriver
4 46 (23.83%) Jenkins
5 39 (20.21%) JIRA
6 22 (11.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (11.40%) Git (software)
7 16 (8.29%) JMeter
7 16 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (7.77%) SoapUI
9 13 (6.74%) RSpec
9 13 (6.74%) SpecFlow
9 13 (6.74%) WATIR
10 10 (5.18%) Appium
10 10 (5.18%) JUnit
11 9 (4.66%) Geb
12 8 (4.15%) HP UFT
12 8 (4.15%) Xcode
13 7 (3.63%) Mercurial
13 7 (3.63%) Subversion
General
1 21 (10.88%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.15%) Marketing
4 5 (2.59%) Retail
5 4 (2.07%) Electronics
5 4 (2.07%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.55%) Billing
6 3 (1.55%) Games
6 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.92%) .NET
1 23 (11.92%) Web Services
2 21 (10.88%) Gherkin
3 18 (9.33%) XML
4 15 (7.77%) HTML
5 12 (6.22%) SOAP
6 8 (4.15%) CSS
7 6 (3.11%) REST
8 5 (2.59%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.59%) Spring
9 4 (2.07%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.07%) JSON
10 3 (1.55%) J2EE
10 3 (1.55%) LESS
10 3 (1.55%) XMPP
11 2 (1.04%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.04%) MAPI
11 2 (1.04%) React
11 2 (1.04%) Sass
11 2 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.40%) Mobile App
3 21 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.63%) Fintech
4 7 (3.63%) iPad
5 4 (2.07%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.55%) Bitcoin
6 3 (1.55%) Cryptocurrency
6 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.55%) iPhone
6 3 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) BBC
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Handset
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.52%) Physics
8 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.47%) Android
2 22 (11.40%) Linux
3 21 (10.88%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.22%) Windows
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.04%) Unix
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (37.31%) Test Automation
3 58 (30.05%) BDD
3 58 (30.05%) Scrum
4 56 (29.02%) TDD
5 51 (26.42%) Automated Testing
6 50 (25.91%) Manual Testing
7 41 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (19.17%) Test Scripting
9 36 (18.65%) Automation Testing
10 34 (17.62%) SDLC
10 34 (17.62%) Test Strategy
11 28 (14.51%) Software Testing
12 25 (12.95%) E-Commerce
13 24 (12.44%) Software Engineering
13 24 (12.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (9.84%) API Testing
15 18 (9.33%) Non-Functional Testing
16 16 (8.29%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (8.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.41%) Java
2 58 (30.05%) C#
3 44 (22.80%) SQL
4 22 (11.40%) Groovy
5 18 (9.33%) Python
6 16 (8.29%) Ruby
7 7 (3.63%) C++
7 7 (3.63%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.63%) Perl
8 5 (2.59%) C
9 4 (2.07%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.55%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.55%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.55%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.55%) PHP
10 3 (1.55%) R
10 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.04%) VB
11 2 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (17.62%) Degree
2 24 (12.44%) ISTQB
3 22 (11.40%) ISEB
4 10 (5.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.04%) Firmware
3 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Perfmon
1 2 (1.04%) SCCM
1 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.18%) SAP
3 7 (3.63%) Perforce
3 7 (3.63%) Rally
4 6 (3.11%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.11%) Oracle
5 5 (2.59%) VMware
6 4 (2.07%) Apple
6 4 (2.07%) Google
6 4 (2.07%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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