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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 818 875 952
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 46 59 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.059% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.061% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 13
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,750 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
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
81112 96104 102899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 80920 85864
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +60 26 £56,250 +2.27% 3
North West -28 14 £45,000 - 1
South East +76 2 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands -5 2 £31,250 -16.66% 2
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
Senior QA Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 75 (100.00%) QA
2 38 (50.67%) Automated Testing
3 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (49.33%) ISEB
4 34 (45.33%) Windows
5 29 (38.67%) Selenium
6 25 (33.33%) BDD
7 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
8 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
8 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (28.00%) SoapUI
8 21 (28.00%) Windows Server
9 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (24.00%) C#
11 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
11 17 (22.67%) Mac OS X
11 17 (22.67%) VMware
11 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (22.67%) Case Management
11 17 (22.67%) Defect Tracking
11 17 (22.67%) QA Automation
11 17 (22.67%) Windows 10
11 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (22.67%) Cucumber
12 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
12 16 (21.33%) JIRA
12 16 (21.33%) SQL
12 16 (21.33%) XML
13 15 (20.00%) Scrum

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 6 (8.00%) CMS
1 6 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (8.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.00%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) MySQL
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 29 (38.67%) Selenium
2 21 (28.00%) SoapUI
3 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (22.67%) Cucumber
5 16 (21.33%) JIRA
6 14 (18.67%) SpecFlow
7 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
8 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
9 10 (13.33%) WebDriver
10 9 (12.00%) JMeter
11 7 (9.33%) TestDirector
12 6 (8.00%) Capybara
12 6 (8.00%) WATIR
13 5 (6.67%) JBehave
14 4 (5.33%) JUnit
15 3 (4.00%) Hamcrest
15 3 (4.00%) jMock
16 2 (2.67%) FishEye
16 2 (2.67%) Spock
16 2 (2.67%) TestLink
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.67%) Law
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) XML
2 12 (16.00%) Web Services
3 10 (13.33%) SOAP
4 8 (10.67%) RESTful
5 6 (8.00%) HTML
6 5 (6.67%) REST
7 2 (2.67%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.33%) JSON
8 1 (1.33%) LAMP
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.33%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.33%) Telematics
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.67%) Mac OS X
3 17 (22.67%) Windows 10
4 13 (17.33%) Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Unix
6 2 (2.67%) Android
6 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Automated Testing
2 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.33%) BDD
4 17 (22.67%) Case Management
4 17 (22.67%) Defect Tracking
4 17 (22.67%) QA Automation
5 15 (20.00%) Scrum
5 15 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (16.00%) TDD
7 11 (14.67%) Functional Testing
7 11 (14.67%) Kanban
8 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (13.33%) Performance Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Test Management
9 8 (10.67%) Defect Management
9 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.33%) Security Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) C#
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 13 (17.33%) Java
4 11 (14.67%) Ruby
5 8 (10.67%) Python
6 7 (9.33%) Groovy
7 4 (5.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) Scala
8 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (49.33%) ISEB
2 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
1 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) VMware
3 6 (8.00%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
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