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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 831 807 834
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 57 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.046% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.049% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 51
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £32,550 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 32 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South East -16 10 £50,000 +14.28% 2
East of England -13 7 £32,500 -23.52% 1
South West -15 7 £40,000 +4.57%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
North West -16 1 £50,000 +51.51%
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 105 (100.00%) QA
2 79 (75.24%) Selenium
3 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (40.95%) Java
5 41 (39.05%) Scrum
6 37 (35.24%) TDD
7 36 (34.29%) Test Automation
8 34 (32.38%) SQL
9 33 (31.43%) Manual Testing
10 32 (30.48%) Test Scripting
11 28 (26.67%) Integration Testing
12 27 (25.71%) ISEB
13 26 (24.76%) Automated Testing
13 26 (24.76%) WebDriver
13 26 (24.76%) BDD
14 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
15 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
16 23 (21.90%) JIRA
17 22 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (20.95%) SoapUI
18 21 (20.00%) Cucumber
19 20 (19.05%) Degree
20 19 (18.10%) QuickTest Pro
21 18 (17.14%) SOAP
21 18 (17.14%) XML
22 17 (16.19%) Load Testing
23 16 (15.24%) UNIX
24 15 (14.29%) Python
24 15 (14.29%) MySQL
24 15 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) HTTP
1 7 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) MySQL
2 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.57%) DB2
4 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.90%) Big Data
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 79 (75.24%) Selenium
2 26 (24.76%) WebDriver
3 23 (21.90%) JIRA
4 22 (20.95%) SoapUI
5 21 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 19 (18.10%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (13.33%) JMeter
8 13 (12.38%) JUnit
9 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
10 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
10 10 (9.52%) FitNesse
11 7 (6.67%) Maven
11 7 (6.67%) TestNG
11 7 (6.67%) Gradle
12 4 (3.81%) TestComplete
12 4 (3.81%) Hudson
12 4 (3.81%) Subversion
13 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
13 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.90%) EasyMock
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.86%) Polish Language
3 2 (1.90%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Back Office
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) SOAP
1 18 (17.14%) XML
2 15 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 14 (13.33%) Web Services
4 10 (9.52%) HTML
4 10 (9.52%) CSS
5 9 (8.57%) REST
6 7 (6.67%) Spring
7 6 (5.71%) QML
7 6 (5.71%) Qt
8 4 (3.81%) LAMP
9 3 (2.86%) .NET
10 2 (1.90%) J2EE
11 1 (0.95%) Django
11 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Open Source
2 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.86%) Online Gambling
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.95%) Handset
6 1 (0.95%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) UNIX
2 12 (11.43%) Android
3 11 (10.48%) Linux
4 9 (8.57%) Windows
5 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.05%) Scrum
3 37 (35.24%) TDD
4 36 (34.29%) Test Automation
5 33 (31.43%) Manual Testing
6 32 (30.48%) Test Scripting
7 28 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 26 (24.76%) BDD
8 26 (24.76%) Automated Testing
9 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
10 22 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (16.19%) Load Testing
12 15 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 15 (14.29%) Regression Testing
13 14 (13.33%) User Stories
14 13 (12.38%) System Testing
15 12 (11.43%) E-Commerce
16 11 (10.48%) E-business
16 11 (10.48%) Automation Testing
17 10 (9.52%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.95%) Java
2 34 (32.38%) SQL
3 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.29%) Python
5 12 (11.43%) C#
6 11 (10.48%) Ruby
7 7 (6.67%) C++
8 5 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (2.86%) Perl
10 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.95%) VBScript
10 1 (0.95%) VB
10 1 (0.95%) C
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) Erlang
10 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (25.71%) ISEB
2 20 (19.05%) Degree
3 14 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
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