The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 846 874 838
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 31 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 15
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
(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 +3 13 £53,750 +2.38%
South East - 10 £43,750 - 2
Yorkshire +14 3 £40,000 +26.98%
North West -5 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West - 2 £40,250 -
Senior QA Tester
UK

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) QA
2 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (52.83%) Selenium
4 27 (50.94%) C#
5 23 (43.40%) Automated Testing
6 21 (39.62%) ISEB
7 19 (35.85%) SQL
7 19 (35.85%) Manual Testing
7 19 (35.85%) BDD
8 16 (30.19%) SpecFlow
8 16 (30.19%) .NET
9 13 (24.53%) Java
10 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
11 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
11 11 (20.75%) JIRA
11 11 (20.75%) Performance Testing
12 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
12 10 (18.87%) Test Management
12 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
12 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
12 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
12 10 (18.87%) Finance
13 9 (16.98%) Windows
14 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
14 8 (15.09%) Integration Testing
14 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (13.21%) Gherkin

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (52.83%) Selenium
2 16 (30.19%) SpecFlow
3 11 (20.75%) JIRA
4 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
4 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
5 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
6 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.55%) TestNG
8 3 (5.66%) NUnit
9 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.89%) Robotium
10 1 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.89%) JBehave
10 1 (1.89%) Xcode
10 1 (1.89%) Subversion
10 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.89%) Firebug
10 1 (1.89%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) Gherkin
3 6 (11.32%) Web Services
4 5 (9.43%) J2EE
5 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.55%) J2SE
6 3 (5.66%) XML
7 2 (3.77%) HTML
7 2 (3.77%) SOAP
7 2 (3.77%) HTML5
8 1 (1.89%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.89%) CSS3
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.89%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Equities
5 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) UNIX
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Vista
5 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Automated Testing
3 19 (35.85%) Manual Testing
3 19 (35.85%) BDD
4 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.75%) Performance Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Test Management
6 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.09%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (13.21%) TDD
9 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Analytics
9 6 (11.32%) Automation Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.43%) Test Strategy
10 5 (9.43%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) C#
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) VBScript
5 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) ISEB
2 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (11.32%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (9.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
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