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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
UK / England
Rank 755 812 866
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 90 82 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.089% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.092% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 83 71 51
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -

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
76009 88690 93012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.51% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63572 75206 77885
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +76 67 £57,500 - 13
North West - 13 £41,500 - 1
South East +65 6 £58,750 -2.08% 4
South West +9 2 £47,500 -5.00%
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) QA
2 119 (86.86%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (56.93%) Selenium
4 55 (40.15%) BDD
5 48 (35.04%) Cucumber
6 46 (33.58%) Test Automation
7 45 (32.85%) Java
8 42 (30.66%) Software Testing
9 38 (27.74%) Automation Testing
9 38 (27.74%) QA Automation
10 37 (27.01%) Automated Testing
11 35 (25.55%) SQL
12 33 (24.09%) Test Strategy
13 32 (23.36%) TDD
14 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (21.90%) Manual Testing
15 28 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (20.44%) Web Services
16 27 (19.71%) Regression Testing
16 27 (19.71%) Scrum
17 26 (18.98%) Android
18 25 (18.25%) Mobile App
19 24 (17.52%) WebDriver
19 24 (17.52%) Ruby
20 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
21 22 (16.06%) ATDD
21 22 (16.06%) Apple iOS
21 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
21 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
21 22 (16.06%) Python

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 11 (8.03%) IIS
2 3 (2.19%) Confluence
3 2 (1.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.49%) SaaS
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.19%) PaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) HBase
2 7 (5.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (4.38%) MySQL
3 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 78 (56.93%) Selenium
2 48 (35.04%) Cucumber
3 24 (17.52%) WebDriver
4 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
5 18 (13.14%) JIRA
5 18 (13.14%) JUnit
6 16 (11.68%) Appium
7 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
8 10 (7.30%) Protractor
8 10 (7.30%) SpecFlow
8 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (6.57%) Fiddler
9 9 (6.57%) Maven
10 8 (5.84%) HP UFT
10 8 (5.84%) JMeter
10 8 (5.84%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.38%) Hamcrest
11 6 (4.38%) NSubstitute
11 6 (4.38%) NuGet
11 6 (4.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (7.30%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Back Office
3 1 (0.73%) Banking
3 1 (0.73%) Games
3 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.44%) Web Services
2 21 (15.33%) Gherkin
3 12 (8.76%) REST
3 12 (8.76%) RESTful
3 12 (8.76%) XML
4 7 (5.11%) .NET
5 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.46%) Behat
5 2 (1.46%) HTML
5 2 (1.46%) HTML5
5 2 (1.46%) Node.js
5 2 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.73%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (18.25%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.92%) iPad
4 4 (2.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.46%) Social Network
5 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.73%) Arduino
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.73%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.73%) Telematics
6 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.98%) Android
2 22 (16.06%) Apple iOS
3 15 (10.95%) Linux
4 14 (10.22%) Unix
5 12 (8.76%) Windows
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (86.86%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.15%) BDD
3 46 (33.58%) Test Automation
4 42 (30.66%) Software Testing
5 38 (27.74%) Automation Testing
5 38 (27.74%) QA Automation
6 37 (27.01%) Automated Testing
7 33 (24.09%) Test Strategy
8 32 (23.36%) TDD
9 30 (21.90%) Manual Testing
10 28 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (19.71%) Regression Testing
11 27 (19.71%) Scrum
12 22 (16.06%) ATDD
12 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
13 20 (14.60%) Defect Management
14 19 (13.87%) Mentoring
15 17 (12.41%) SDLC
16 15 (10.95%) Unit Testing
17 14 (10.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.85%) Java
2 35 (25.55%) SQL
3 24 (17.52%) Ruby
4 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.06%) Python
5 17 (12.41%) C#
6 7 (5.11%) C++
7 6 (4.38%) PHP
8 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.19%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.73%) C
10 1 (0.73%) COBOL
10 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.73%) Scala
10 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) ISTQB
2 14 (10.22%) ISEB
3 8 (5.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (14.60%) SDET
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.73%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) MEDITECH
1 10 (7.30%) VMware
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.73%) Google
3 1 (0.73%) HP
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle
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