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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 792 847 772
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 81 55 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.049% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.052% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 85
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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
97506 105347 98011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80548 86456 82479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,450 £26,500
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 4 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 4 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
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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 +45 57 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South East +30 20 £47,500 +7.95% 2
East of England +27 3 £47,500 +46.15% 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 133 (100.00%) QA
2 100 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (68.42%) Selenium
4 55 (41.35%) Test Scripting
5 54 (40.60%) SQL
6 49 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 47 (35.34%) Manual Testing
7 47 (35.34%) WebDriver
8 44 (33.08%) Scrum
9 43 (32.33%) C#
10 42 (31.58%) .NET
11 40 (30.08%) Cucumber
12 39 (29.32%) Automated Testing
13 36 (27.07%) Web Services
14 35 (26.32%) Java
14 35 (26.32%) Gherkin
15 34 (25.56%) Automation Testing
16 32 (24.06%) BDD
16 32 (24.06%) JIRA
17 31 (23.31%) TDD
18 30 (22.56%) Finance
19 29 (21.80%) Software Testing
20 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
20 28 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (20.30%) Integration Testing
21 27 (20.30%) Open Source
22 26 (19.55%) Performance Testing
22 26 (19.55%) User Stories
23 25 (18.80%) SoapUI
23 25 (18.80%) QuickTest Pro

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 2 (1.50%) Confluence
1 2 (1.50%) Node.js
1 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) uiautomator
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) GitHub
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.75%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.29%) MySQL
3 15 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.52%) DB2
6 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.01%) Big Data
8 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 91 (68.42%) Selenium
2 47 (35.34%) WebDriver
3 40 (30.08%) Cucumber
4 32 (24.06%) JIRA
5 25 (18.80%) SoapUI
5 25 (18.80%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (13.53%) JMeter
7 17 (12.78%) Jenkins
8 16 (12.03%) SpecFlow
9 14 (10.53%) Visual Studio
10 13 (9.77%) Maven
11 10 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (7.52%) Subversion
12 9 (6.77%) FitNesse
12 9 (6.77%) Calabash
13 6 (4.51%) NUnit
14 5 (3.76%) JUnit
14 5 (3.76%) MbUnit
15 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
15 4 (3.01%) Appium
General
1 30 (22.56%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.52%) Polish Language
2 10 (7.52%) Games
3 7 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.76%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.50%) Electronics
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.58%) .NET
2 36 (27.07%) Web Services
3 35 (26.32%) Gherkin
4 18 (13.53%) REST
5 14 (10.53%) SOAP
6 10 (7.52%) XML
7 5 (3.76%) HTML
8 4 (3.01%) LAMP
8 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.26%) HTML5
10 2 (1.50%) RESTful
10 2 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.50%) J2SE
10 2 (1.50%) CSS
10 2 (1.50%) WPF
10 2 (1.50%) JSON
11 1 (0.75%) Dojo
11 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Open Source
2 24 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.03%) Mobile App
4 13 (9.77%) User Experience
5 11 (8.27%) Computer Science
6 10 (7.52%) Online Gambling
6 10 (7.52%) Management Information System
7 9 (6.77%) Blackberry
8 7 (5.26%) iPhone
9 5 (3.76%) Data Integration
9 5 (3.76%) Online Games
10 3 (2.26%) Social Network
10 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.50%) Wiki
12 1 (0.75%) Tandem
12 1 (0.75%) DTV
12 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.75%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.04%) Windows
2 16 (12.03%) Apple iOS
3 15 (11.28%) Android
4 6 (4.51%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (3.76%) UNIX
5 5 (3.76%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.01%) Linux
7 1 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.35%) Test Scripting
3 49 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 47 (35.34%) Manual Testing
5 44 (33.08%) Scrum
6 39 (29.32%) Automated Testing
7 34 (25.56%) Automation Testing
8 32 (24.06%) BDD
9 31 (23.31%) TDD
10 29 (21.80%) Software Testing
11 28 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (20.30%) Integration Testing
13 26 (19.55%) Performance Testing
13 26 (19.55%) User Stories
14 22 (16.54%) Regression Testing
15 18 (13.53%) Test Planning
16 16 (12.03%) Test Strategy
17 14 (10.53%) Software Engineering
17 14 (10.53%) SOA
18 11 (8.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.60%) SQL
2 43 (32.33%) C#
3 35 (26.32%) Java
4 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.52%) Python
6 9 (6.77%) PHP
7 8 (6.02%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.02%) Ruby
8 3 (2.26%) XPath
8 3 (2.26%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (17.29%) ISEB
2 21 (15.79%) Degree
3 15 (11.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) KVM
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
2 1 (0.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Ansible
1 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.75%) Oozie
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) Oracle
2 15 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.50%) Telerik
3 2 (1.50%) VMware
4 1 (0.75%) Google
4 1 (0.75%) SAP
4 1 (0.75%) WorldPay
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