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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 784 819 897
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 77 104 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.10% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.11% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 68 81 59
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
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
83086 96194 102645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.61% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69540 81017 85644
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +52 59 £57,500 +9.52% 9
North West - 10 £40,750 - 1
South East +53 6 £53,750 +4.87%
South West +8 2 £47,500 +2.70%
Senior QA Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 113 (100.00%) QA
2 93 (82.30%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (58.41%) Selenium
4 43 (38.05%) Java
5 42 (37.17%) Cucumber
6 39 (34.51%) BDD
7 36 (31.86%) Automation Testing
8 34 (30.09%) Automated Testing
9 33 (29.20%) Test Automation
10 30 (26.55%) SQL
10 30 (26.55%) TDD
10 30 (26.55%) Android
11 29 (25.66%) Software Testing
12 28 (24.78%) Scrum
13 26 (23.01%) QA Automation
13 26 (23.01%) Apple iOS
14 25 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (21.24%) Manual Testing
15 24 (21.24%) Regression Testing
16 22 (19.47%) Web Services
16 22 (19.47%) Mobile App
17 21 (18.58%) Ruby
18 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
18 20 (17.70%) Test Strategy
19 19 (16.81%) ISTQB
20 18 (15.93%) ISEB
20 18 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (15.04%) Gherkin
21 17 (15.04%) Python
22 16 (14.16%) Jenkins

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 13 (11.50%) IIS
2 2 (1.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) SaaS
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.42%) PaaS
5 2 (1.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.42%) DB2
2 5 (4.42%) HBase
3 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.65%) MySQL
3 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (58.41%) Selenium
2 42 (37.17%) Cucumber
3 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
4 16 (14.16%) Jenkins
5 15 (13.27%) JIRA
5 15 (13.27%) WebDriver
6 14 (12.39%) JUnit
7 13 (11.50%) Appium
8 11 (9.73%) Maven
9 8 (7.08%) HP UFT
9 8 (7.08%) JMeter
10 5 (4.42%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.42%) LoadRunner
10 5 (4.42%) Selenium IDE
10 5 (4.42%) SoapUI
10 5 (4.42%) SpecFlow
10 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.65%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.65%) Hamcrest
11 3 (2.65%) jMock
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Back Office
3 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.47%) Web Services
2 17 (15.04%) Gherkin
3 13 (11.50%) XML
4 8 (7.08%) RESTful
5 6 (5.31%) HTML
5 6 (5.31%) HTML5
6 5 (4.42%) REST
7 2 (1.77%) .NET
7 2 (1.77%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Mobile App
2 18 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.42%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.54%) iPad
5 4 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.77%) Social Network
6 2 (1.77%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.88%) Arduino
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.88%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.88%) Telematics
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.55%) Android
2 26 (23.01%) Apple iOS
3 14 (12.39%) Linux
4 13 (11.50%) Unix
5 10 (8.85%) Windows
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (82.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.51%) BDD
3 36 (31.86%) Automation Testing
4 34 (30.09%) Automated Testing
5 33 (29.20%) Test Automation
6 30 (26.55%) TDD
7 29 (25.66%) Software Testing
8 28 (24.78%) Scrum
9 26 (23.01%) QA Automation
10 25 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (21.24%) Manual Testing
11 24 (21.24%) Regression Testing
12 20 (17.70%) Test Strategy
13 15 (13.27%) SDLC
13 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
14 14 (12.39%) Test Scripting
15 13 (11.50%) Defect Management
16 11 (9.73%) Open Source
16 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
17 10 (8.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.05%) Java
2 30 (26.55%) SQL
3 21 (18.58%) Ruby
4 17 (15.04%) Python
5 13 (11.50%) C#
6 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.19%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.19%) PHP
8 6 (5.31%) C++
9 5 (4.42%) COBOL
10 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) ISTQB
2 18 (15.93%) ISEB
3 12 (10.62%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (4.42%) SDET
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.88%) TickIT
3 1 (0.88%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) VMware
2 10 (8.85%) MEDITECH
3 5 (4.42%) HP
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.88%) Google
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