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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 763 838 763
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 91 51 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.047% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.049% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 67 50 80
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,750 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.19% +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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +69 66 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South East +19 21 £46,250 +9.46% 1
East of England +14 2 £47,500 +46.15%
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 144 (100.00%) QA
2 103 (71.53%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (65.28%) Selenium
4 65 (45.14%) SQL
5 58 (40.28%) Test Scripting
6 52 (36.11%) Manual Testing
7 49 (34.03%) Scrum
8 48 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 48 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 44 (30.56%) C#
9 44 (30.56%) .NET
10 43 (29.86%) Automation Testing
11 41 (28.47%) Automated Testing
12 40 (27.78%) Cucumber
13 39 (27.08%) Java
14 37 (25.69%) Web Services
14 37 (25.69%) Gherkin
15 33 (22.92%) Regression Testing
16 32 (22.22%) Degree
16 32 (22.22%) Integration Testing
17 31 (21.53%) Performance Testing
17 31 (21.53%) ISEB
18 30 (20.83%) Finance
18 30 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (20.83%) BDD
19 29 (20.14%) SoapUI
19 29 (20.14%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (20.14%) JIRA
20 28 (19.44%) Software Testing
20 28 (19.44%) TDD

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.08%) Confluence
3 2 (1.39%) Node.js
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) uiautomator
Applications
1 18 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.03%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.69%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) MySQL
1 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 16 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.64%) DB2
5 6 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.78%) Big Data
6 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 94 (65.28%) Selenium
2 48 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 40 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 29 (20.14%) SoapUI
4 29 (20.14%) JIRA
5 24 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 16 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 16 (11.11%) Maven
7 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 16 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (9.03%) JMeter
9 11 (7.64%) Subversion
10 9 (6.25%) Calabash
10 9 (6.25%) FitNesse
11 6 (4.17%) JUnit
12 5 (3.47%) NUnit
12 5 (3.47%) MbUnit
13 4 (2.78%) Appium
13 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Polish Language
3 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.94%) Games
4 6 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.47%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.39%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Advertising
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.56%) .NET
2 37 (25.69%) Web Services
2 37 (25.69%) Gherkin
3 21 (14.58%) REST
4 17 (11.81%) SOAP
5 12 (8.33%) XML
6 4 (2.78%) HTML
6 4 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.08%) J2SE
8 2 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.39%) WPF
8 2 (1.39%) RESTful
8 2 (1.39%) HTML5
8 2 (1.39%) J2EE
8 2 (1.39%) CSS
8 2 (1.39%) Spring
8 2 (1.39%) JSON
9 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.69%) Dojo
9 1 (0.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.36%) Open Source
3 19 (13.19%) Mobile App
4 15 (10.42%) User Experience
5 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
5 13 (9.03%) Blackberry
6 11 (7.64%) Management Information System
6 11 (7.64%) Online Gambling
7 8 (5.56%) iPhone
8 5 (3.47%) Data Integration
8 5 (3.47%) Online Games
9 3 (2.08%) Social Network
9 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.39%) DTV
11 1 (0.69%) Wiki
11 1 (0.69%) Derivative
11 1 (0.69%) Tandem
11 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Windows
2 19 (13.19%) Apple iOS
2 19 (13.19%) Android
3 8 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (4.86%) Windows Phone
5 5 (3.47%) UNIX
6 4 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (71.53%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.28%) Test Scripting
3 52 (36.11%) Manual Testing
4 49 (34.03%) Scrum
5 48 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 43 (29.86%) Automation Testing
7 41 (28.47%) Automated Testing
8 33 (22.92%) Regression Testing
9 32 (22.22%) Integration Testing
10 31 (21.53%) Performance Testing
11 30 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (20.83%) BDD
12 28 (19.44%) Software Testing
12 28 (19.44%) TDD
13 26 (18.06%) User Stories
14 22 (15.28%) Test Strategy
15 20 (13.89%) Test Planning
16 16 (11.11%) SOA
16 16 (11.11%) Software Engineering
17 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.14%) SQL
2 44 (30.56%) C#
3 39 (27.08%) Java
4 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.64%) Python
6 10 (6.94%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.56%) PHP
7 8 (5.56%) Ruby
8 5 (3.47%) XPath
9 2 (1.39%) Perl
9 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) Scala
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Degree
2 31 (21.53%) ISEB
3 14 (9.72%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) KVM
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
2 1 (0.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Puppet
1 3 (2.08%) Ansible
1 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (16.67%) Oracle
2 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.39%) SAP
3 2 (1.39%) Telerik
3 2 (1.39%) VMware
4 1 (0.69%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) WorldPay
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