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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 812 784 791
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 54 80 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.078% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.083% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 78
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 -6 30 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South East +15 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England -19 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire -23 3 £30,000 - 1
South West -5 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £34,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
UK

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 115 (100.00%) QA
2 90 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (67.83%) Selenium
4 57 (49.57%) Test Automation
5 51 (44.35%) Test Scripting
6 44 (38.26%) Manual Testing
7 42 (36.52%) Java
8 41 (35.65%) TDD
9 38 (33.04%) SQL
10 37 (32.17%) Scrum
11 34 (29.57%) Cucumber
12 32 (27.83%) BDD
13 31 (26.96%) Web Services
13 31 (26.96%) JIRA
13 31 (26.96%) JMeter
14 30 (26.09%) WebDriver
15 28 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (22.61%) Software Testing
16 26 (22.61%) JavaScript
16 26 (22.61%) Open Source
17 25 (21.74%) Gherkin
18 24 (20.87%) User Stories
18 24 (20.87%) Automated Testing
18 24 (20.87%) Integration Testing
19 23 (20.00%) Performance Testing
19 23 (20.00%) Jenkins
20 20 (17.39%) ISEB
21 19 (16.52%) QuickTest Pro
22 18 (15.65%) Finance
23 17 (14.78%) UNIX

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.61%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.61%) Node.js
2 2 (1.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.87%) JBoss
3 1 (0.87%) uiautomator
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) HTTP
1 4 (3.48%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) MySQL
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.96%) DB2
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 78 (67.83%) Selenium
2 34 (29.57%) Cucumber
3 31 (26.96%) JIRA
3 31 (26.96%) JMeter
4 30 (26.09%) WebDriver
5 23 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 19 (16.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (12.17%) SoapUI
8 7 (6.09%) JUnit
8 7 (6.09%) TestNG
9 6 (5.22%) Maven
9 6 (5.22%) Hudson
9 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.22%) Calabash
10 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.61%) Appium
11 3 (2.61%) TestComplete
11 3 (2.61%) Subversion
12 2 (1.74%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Retail
2 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.74%) Back Office
4 2 (1.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.74%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.96%) Web Services
2 25 (21.74%) Gherkin
3 15 (13.04%) LAMP
4 12 (10.43%) .NET
5 10 (8.70%) XML
6 9 (7.83%) SOAP
7 8 (6.96%) REST
8 6 (5.22%) HTML
9 5 (4.35%) CSS
10 3 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.74%) LESS
11 2 (1.74%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.74%) Spring
11 2 (1.74%) Dojo
12 1 (0.87%) Django
12 1 (0.87%) Qt
12 1 (0.87%) HTML5
12 1 (0.87%) QML
12 1 (0.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Open Source
2 12 (10.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.74%) User Experience
4 2 (1.74%) Social Network
4 2 (1.74%) Online Gambling
4 2 (1.74%) DTV
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) STB
4 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.87%) iPhone
5 1 (0.87%) Wiki
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.87%) Social Media
5 1 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) UNIX
2 15 (13.04%) Windows
3 11 (9.57%) Linux
4 8 (6.96%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (49.57%) Test Automation
3 51 (44.35%) Test Scripting
4 44 (38.26%) Manual Testing
5 41 (35.65%) TDD
6 37 (32.17%) Scrum
7 32 (27.83%) BDD
8 28 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (22.61%) Software Testing
10 24 (20.87%) Automated Testing
10 24 (20.87%) Integration Testing
10 24 (20.87%) User Stories
11 23 (20.00%) Performance Testing
12 17 (14.78%) Test Strategy
13 16 (13.91%) Load Testing
14 15 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (12.17%) Automation Testing
16 13 (11.30%) Workflow
17 12 (10.43%) Regression Testing
18 10 (8.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.52%) Java
2 38 (33.04%) SQL
3 26 (22.61%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.78%) C#
5 16 (13.91%) PHP
6 15 (13.04%) Python
7 9 (7.83%) Ruby
8 5 (4.35%) Perl
9 4 (3.48%) C++
10 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.87%) C
11 1 (0.87%) Erlang
11 1 (0.87%) Groovy
11 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) VBScript
11 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) ISEB
2 17 (14.78%) Degree
3 16 (13.91%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.87%) VMware
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