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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 793 810 764
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 59 53 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.051% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.054% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 85
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.28% +1.25%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +38 41 £50,000 - 7
South East +3 15 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East of England +10 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 2
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 114 (100.00%) QA
2 86 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (71.05%) Selenium
4 53 (46.49%) Test Automation
5 50 (43.86%) Test Scripting
6 45 (39.47%) SQL
7 43 (37.72%) WebDriver
8 41 (35.96%) Manual Testing
9 38 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 37 (32.46%) Scrum
11 36 (31.58%) TDD
12 32 (28.07%) Java
13 31 (27.19%) C#
13 31 (27.19%) Automated Testing
13 31 (27.19%) BDD
13 31 (27.19%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (26.32%) Web Services
15 29 (25.44%) .NET
15 29 (25.44%) Finance
16 28 (24.56%) Gherkin
17 27 (23.68%) JIRA
18 26 (22.81%) Software Testing
18 26 (22.81%) JMeter
18 26 (22.81%) Automation Testing
18 26 (22.81%) Integration Testing
19 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
20 24 (21.05%) Performance Testing
20 24 (21.05%) User Stories
21 23 (20.18%) Open Source
22 22 (19.30%) QuickTest Pro

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (2.63%) CMS
2 2 (1.75%) Node.js
2 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) uiautomator
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) MySQL
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.26%) DB2
4 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 81 (71.05%) Selenium
2 43 (37.72%) WebDriver
3 38 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 27 (23.68%) JIRA
5 26 (22.81%) JMeter
6 22 (19.30%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 15 (13.16%) SoapUI
9 9 (7.89%) FitNesse
10 8 (7.02%) Maven
10 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
10 8 (7.02%) SpecFlow
10 8 (7.02%) Calabash
11 6 (5.26%) NUnit
11 6 (5.26%) Subversion
12 5 (4.39%) JUnit
12 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.39%) MbUnit
13 2 (1.75%) WATIR
13 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Games
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (5.26%) Polish Language
6 4 (3.51%) Online Betting
7 3 (2.63%) Retail
8 2 (1.75%) Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Electronics
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) Web Services
2 29 (25.44%) .NET
3 28 (24.56%) Gherkin
4 8 (7.02%) XML
4 8 (7.02%) LAMP
4 8 (7.02%) SOAP
5 7 (6.14%) REST
6 5 (4.39%) HTML
7 3 (2.63%) HTML5
8 2 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.75%) WPF
8 2 (1.75%) RESTful
8 2 (1.75%) JSON
8 2 (1.75%) CSS
9 1 (0.88%) JSP
9 1 (0.88%) Servlets
9 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.88%) DOM
9 1 (0.88%) J2SE
9 1 (0.88%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Open Source
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) User Experience
3 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) Online Gambling
5 4 (3.51%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.51%) Online Games
5 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.75%) Social Media
6 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.75%) Wiki
6 2 (1.75%) Social Network
7 1 (0.88%) Tandem
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Windows
2 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.39%) Android
4 4 (3.51%) UNIX
4 4 (3.51%) Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.49%) Test Automation
3 50 (43.86%) Test Scripting
4 41 (35.96%) Manual Testing
5 37 (32.46%) Scrum
6 36 (31.58%) TDD
7 31 (27.19%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (27.19%) Automated Testing
7 31 (27.19%) BDD
8 26 (22.81%) Automation Testing
8 26 (22.81%) Software Testing
8 26 (22.81%) Integration Testing
9 24 (21.05%) Performance Testing
9 24 (21.05%) User Stories
10 15 (13.16%) Test Planning
11 14 (12.28%) Regression Testing
12 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 12 (10.53%) Load Testing
12 12 (10.53%) Test Strategy
13 11 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.47%) SQL
2 32 (28.07%) Java
3 31 (27.19%) C#
4 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.77%) Python
5 10 (8.77%) Ruby
5 10 (8.77%) PHP
6 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) Groovy
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) ISEB
2 14 (12.28%) ISTQB
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
4 6 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) KVM
Vendors
1 13 (11.40%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.75%) VMware
3 2 (1.75%) Telerik
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