The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 847 757 859
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 55 99 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.095% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.10% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 52 84 36
Average salary £48,750 £46,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.27% +24.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.18% +4.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior QA Engineer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -70 45 £50,000 +1.01% 4
South East -22 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
East of England -11 3 £32,500 -38.09% 1
South West -19 1 £45,000 +13.20%
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 125 (100.00%) QA
2 85 (68.00%) Selenium
3 59 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (44.80%) Java
5 44 (35.20%) SQL
6 41 (32.80%) WebDriver
7 35 (28.00%) Test Automation
8 33 (26.40%) Python
9 30 (24.00%) Manual Testing
10 29 (23.20%) Scrum
10 29 (23.20%) Automated Testing
11 28 (22.40%) Automation Testing
12 26 (20.80%) E-Commerce
13 25 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 24 (19.20%) MySQL
15 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
15 23 (18.40%) ISEB
15 23 (18.40%) Integration Testing
15 23 (18.40%) Cucumber
16 22 (17.60%) SoapUI
16 22 (17.60%) Performance Testing
16 22 (17.60%) JUnit
16 22 (17.60%) Degree
17 21 (16.80%) TDD
18 20 (16.00%) Android
19 18 (14.40%) QuickTest Pro
20 17 (13.60%) SOAP
20 17 (13.60%) XML
20 17 (13.60%) PHP
20 17 (13.60%) System Testing

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.40%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) HTTP
2 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.40%) Internet
4 2 (1.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) MySQL
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.20%) Big Data
7 2 (1.60%) DB2
7 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 85 (68.00%) Selenium
2 41 (32.80%) WebDriver
3 23 (18.40%) Cucumber
4 22 (17.60%) SoapUI
4 22 (17.60%) JUnit
5 18 (14.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (12.00%) FitNesse
6 15 (12.00%) JIRA
7 12 (9.60%) JMeter
8 11 (8.80%) TestNG
8 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
8 11 (8.80%) Gradle
9 10 (8.00%) WebLOAD
10 9 (7.20%) LoadRunner
11 8 (6.40%) NeoLoad
12 7 (5.60%) EasyMock
12 7 (5.60%) JBehave
12 7 (5.60%) jMock
13 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
13 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (6.40%) Games
2 6 (4.80%) Finance
3 4 (3.20%) Marketing
4 3 (2.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.60%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Local Government
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) SOAP
1 17 (13.60%) XML
2 16 (12.80%) HTML
3 13 (10.40%) .NET
4 11 (8.80%) Spring
5 10 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 6 (4.80%) Web Services
6 6 (4.80%) CSS
7 5 (4.00%) PowerMock
8 4 (3.20%) DOM
9 3 (2.40%) HTML5
9 3 (2.40%) LAMP
10 2 (1.60%) J2EE
10 2 (1.60%) Ajax
10 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.60%) REST
11 1 (0.80%) Qt
11 1 (0.80%) QML
11 1 (0.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.60%) Open Source
3 8 (6.40%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.20%) Wiki
5 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) Social Network
6 2 (1.60%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.80%) iPhone
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Handset
7 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.00%) Android
2 14 (11.20%) Windows
3 12 (9.60%) Linux
4 9 (7.20%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.20%) UNIX
5 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 30 (24.00%) Manual Testing
4 29 (23.20%) Scrum
4 29 (23.20%) Automated Testing
5 28 (22.40%) Automation Testing
6 26 (20.80%) E-Commerce
7 25 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 23 (18.40%) Integration Testing
9 22 (17.60%) Performance Testing
10 21 (16.80%) TDD
11 17 (13.60%) System Testing
11 17 (13.60%) Test Strategy
12 16 (12.80%) BDD
12 16 (12.80%) Regression Testing
13 15 (12.00%) Load Testing
14 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (10.40%) Mobile Commerce
16 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
16 11 (8.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.80%) Java
2 44 (35.20%) SQL
3 33 (26.40%) Python
4 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.60%) PHP
6 12 (9.60%) C#
6 12 (9.60%) Ruby
7 8 (6.40%) C++
7 8 (6.40%) Perl
8 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.00%) C
10 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) ISEB
2 22 (17.60%) Degree
3 8 (6.40%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) NFS
2 1 (0.80%) KVM
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle
3 1 (0.80%) VMware
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
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