The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 860 904 925
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 45 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.029% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.030% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 34
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
Senior QA Tester
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
92453 99453 107485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.54% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78542 81989 87997
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Senior QA Tester in the job title.

Senior QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior QA Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester across the England region.

Senior QA Tester Salary Trend in England

Senior QA Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Senior QA Tester Salary Histogram in England

Senior QA Tester
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 Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 33 £55,000 - 4
South East +15 4 £45,000 +12.50%
North West - 4 £39,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 - -
East Midlands +17 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Senior QA Tester
UK

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Senior QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 99 (100.00%) QA
2 72 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 50 (50.51%) Selenium
5 46 (46.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (45.45%) C#
7 42 (42.42%) TDD
8 39 (39.39%) Automated Testing
9 37 (37.37%) Windows
10 35 (35.35%) Automation Testing
11 33 (33.33%) Test Automation
12 30 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (29.29%) SQL
14 28 (28.28%) SpecFlow
15 27 (27.27%) Manual Testing
16 26 (26.26%) Degree
16 26 (26.26%) Relational Database
17 25 (25.25%) BDD
18 24 (24.24%) Test Scripting
19 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
19 23 (23.23%) WebDriver
20 22 (22.22%) Java
21 21 (21.21%) ISEB
22 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
22 20 (20.20%) Kanban
22 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
23 19 (19.19%) Refactoring
23 19 (19.19%) C++
23 19 (19.19%) Pair Programming
24 18 (18.18%) MS Excel

Senior QA Tester 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 (10.10%) IIS
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.02%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.26%) Relational Database
2 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (50.51%) Selenium
2 46 (46.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (28.28%) SpecFlow
4 23 (23.23%) WebDriver
5 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
6 16 (16.16%) Cucumber
7 13 (13.13%) JMeter
8 12 (12.12%) JIRA
9 10 (10.10%) Visual Studio
10 7 (7.07%) SoapUI
10 7 (7.07%) Subversion
11 6 (6.06%) WATIR
12 5 (5.05%) Appium
13 4 (4.04%) HP UFT
13 4 (4.04%) NUnit
14 3 (3.03%) NeoLoad
14 3 (3.03%) TestDirector
15 2 (2.02%) Hudson
15 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
15 2 (2.02%) RSpec
General
1 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Back Office
2 3 (3.03%) Games
2 3 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) .NET
2 7 (7.07%) Gherkin
3 6 (6.06%) XML
4 3 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.02%) CSS
5 2 (2.02%) HTML5
5 2 (2.02%) REST
5 2 (2.02%) SOAP
5 2 (2.02%) Web Services
6 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.01%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.01%) Behat
6 1 (1.01%) JSON
6 1 (1.01%) LESS
6 1 (1.01%) React
6 1 (1.01%) Sass
6 1 (1.01%) Symfony
6 1 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.01%) BBC
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.01%) New Media
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.37%) Windows
2 17 (17.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.07%) Linux
3 7 (7.07%) Mac OS X
3 7 (7.07%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.42%) TDD
3 39 (39.39%) Automated Testing
4 35 (35.35%) Automation Testing
5 33 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 30 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (27.27%) Manual Testing
8 25 (25.25%) BDD
9 24 (24.24%) Test Scripting
10 20 (20.20%) Kanban
10 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
11 19 (19.19%) Pair Programming
11 19 (19.19%) Refactoring
12 16 (16.16%) Test Strategy
13 15 (15.15%) Scrum
14 14 (14.14%) Integration Testing
14 14 (14.14%) Software Testing
15 9 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (8.08%) Functional Testing
16 8 (8.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.45%) C#
2 29 (29.29%) SQL
3 22 (22.22%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) C++
5 6 (6.06%) Ruby
6 5 (5.05%) Python
7 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.03%) VBScript
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 21 (21.21%) ISEB
3 11 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.05%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) VMware
3 5 (5.05%) Apple
4 4 (4.04%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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