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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
UK / England
Rank 718 859 885
Rank change year-on-year
+141 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 117 74 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.078% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.080% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 107 69 47
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,800 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +117 87 £57,500 -4.16% 4
South East +48 15 £52,500 +12.90% 5
North West -3 10 £41,500 -17.00% 1
West Midlands +30 3 £45,000 +5.88%
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 24 February 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.

1 189 (100.00%) QA
2 167 (88.36%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (53.97%) Selenium
4 75 (39.68%) BDD
5 70 (37.04%) Cucumber
6 64 (33.86%) Test Automation
7 62 (32.80%) Java
8 58 (30.69%) Software Testing
9 47 (24.87%) Automated Testing
10 46 (24.34%) SQL
11 44 (23.28%) QA Automation
12 42 (22.22%) Test Strategy
13 41 (21.69%) Automation Testing
14 40 (21.16%) WebDriver
14 40 (21.16%) TDD
15 39 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (20.63%) JavaScript
16 37 (19.58%) Scrum
17 35 (18.52%) Regression Testing
17 35 (18.52%) Web Services
17 35 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (17.46%) Software Engineering
19 32 (16.93%) Manual Testing
19 32 (16.93%) Mentoring
20 30 (15.87%) Gherkin
21 28 (14.81%) ATDD
21 28 (14.81%) Android
21 28 (14.81%) Python
22 27 (14.29%) JIRA
22 27 (14.29%) Mobile App

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 10 (5.29%) IIS
2 8 (4.23%) Confluence
3 4 (2.12%) Jetty
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.05%) SaaS
2 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.23%) Force.com
4 3 (1.59%) PaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) HTTP
1 6 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.88%) HBase
2 11 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (5.82%) MySQL
2 11 (5.82%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 102 (53.97%) Selenium
2 70 (37.04%) Cucumber
3 40 (21.16%) WebDriver
4 27 (14.29%) JIRA
5 23 (12.17%) JUnit
6 22 (11.64%) Appium
6 22 (11.64%) Git (software)
7 19 (10.05%) Jenkins
8 18 (9.52%) SoapUI
9 17 (8.99%) Protractor
10 16 (8.47%) JMeter
11 14 (7.41%) Fiddler
12 13 (6.88%) SpecFlow
13 11 (5.82%) Hamcrest
13 11 (5.82%) jMock
13 11 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (4.76%) HP UFT
15 8 (4.23%) NUnit
16 7 (3.70%) TeamCity
17 6 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (5.82%) Finance
2 4 (2.12%) Advertising
3 3 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.52%) Web Services
2 30 (15.87%) Gherkin
3 23 (12.17%) XML
4 21 (11.11%) RESTful
5 20 (10.58%) REST
6 10 (5.29%) .NET
7 7 (3.70%) HTML
8 5 (2.65%) Play Framework
9 4 (2.12%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.12%) JSON
9 4 (2.12%) Node.js
9 4 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.59%) Behat
10 3 (1.59%) SOAP
11 2 (1.06%) CSS
11 2 (1.06%) HTML5
12 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (0.53%) DOM
12 1 (0.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) iPad
5 4 (2.12%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.06%) Social Network
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Arduino
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.53%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.81%) Android
2 23 (12.17%) Linux
3 22 (11.64%) Apple iOS
4 20 (10.58%) Unix
5 18 (9.52%) Windows
6 4 (2.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (88.36%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (39.68%) BDD
3 64 (33.86%) Test Automation
4 58 (30.69%) Software Testing
5 47 (24.87%) Automated Testing
6 44 (23.28%) QA Automation
7 42 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 41 (21.69%) Automation Testing
9 40 (21.16%) TDD
10 39 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (19.58%) Scrum
12 35 (18.52%) Regression Testing
13 33 (17.46%) Software Engineering
14 32 (16.93%) Manual Testing
14 32 (16.93%) Mentoring
15 28 (14.81%) ATDD
16 26 (13.76%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (12.17%) Defect Management
18 21 (11.11%) Unit Testing
19 19 (10.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.80%) Java
2 46 (24.34%) SQL
3 39 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.81%) Python
5 26 (13.76%) Ruby
6 23 (12.17%) C#
7 10 (5.29%) C++
8 9 (4.76%) PHP
9 6 (3.17%) Scala
10 4 (2.12%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.12%) Groovy
11 3 (1.59%) C
11 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.58%) ISEB
2 16 (8.47%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (13.23%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) Docker
1 5 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.12%) Rancher
2 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (4.23%) MEDITECH
1 8 (4.23%) Microsoft
1 8 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (3.17%) Oracle
3 5 (2.65%) VMware
4 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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London
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension.
Posted: 17 days ago
North West London
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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