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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
UK / England
Rank 782 855 913
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 44 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.054% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.056% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 16
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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
76072 88626 94521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.52% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63575 75149 79188
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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 +76 29 £55,000 - 2
North West -11 9 £45,000 -
South East +60 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Senior QA Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 74 (100.00%) QA
2 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (48.65%) Automated Testing
4 35 (47.30%) ISEB
5 34 (45.95%) Windows
6 32 (43.24%) Selenium
7 29 (39.19%) BDD
8 24 (32.43%) Cucumber
9 22 (29.73%) SoapUI
9 22 (29.73%) QA Automation
10 20 (27.03%) Relational Database
11 19 (25.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (25.68%) Linux
11 19 (25.68%) C#
12 18 (24.32%) Java
12 18 (24.32%) Scrum
12 18 (24.32%) SpecFlow
13 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
14 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
14 16 (21.62%) SQL
14 16 (21.62%) Web Services
14 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (21.62%) Software Testing
14 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
15 15 (20.27%) Kanban
15 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
15 15 (20.27%) JMeter
16 14 (18.92%) RESTful
17 13 (17.57%) Defect Tracking

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 (8.11%) CMS
1 6 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (8.11%) Umbraco
2 4 (5.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.51%) SaaS
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 13 (17.57%) NoSQL
3 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (13.51%) MySQL
5 9 (12.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (12.16%) HBase
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (43.24%) Selenium
2 24 (32.43%) Cucumber
3 22 (29.73%) SoapUI
4 19 (25.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (24.32%) SpecFlow
6 15 (20.27%) JMeter
7 13 (17.57%) JIRA
8 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
9 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
10 9 (12.16%) Hamcrest
10 9 (12.16%) jMock
10 9 (12.16%) JUnit
10 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
11 7 (9.46%) Capybara
12 6 (8.11%) WATIR
13 4 (5.41%) JBehave
14 3 (4.05%) HP UFT
15 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
15 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
15 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
2 2 (2.70%) Law
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Web Services
2 14 (18.92%) RESTful
3 11 (14.86%) REST
3 11 (14.86%) XML
4 10 (13.51%) SOAP
5 6 (8.11%) HTML
6 4 (5.41%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.35%) JSON
7 1 (1.35%) LAMP
7 1 (1.35%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.70%) Fintech
4 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.35%) Telematics
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Windows
2 19 (25.68%) Linux
3 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.22%) Mac OS X
4 12 (16.22%) Windows 10
5 10 (13.51%) Unix
6 2 (2.70%) Android
6 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Automated Testing
3 29 (39.19%) BDD
4 22 (29.73%) QA Automation
5 18 (24.32%) Scrum
6 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (21.62%) Software Testing
7 15 (20.27%) Kanban
7 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.57%) Defect Tracking
8 13 (17.57%) SOA
8 13 (17.57%) TDD
9 12 (16.22%) Case Management
10 11 (14.86%) Automation Testing
10 11 (14.86%) Test Management
11 10 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Unit Testing
12 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) C#
2 18 (24.32%) Java
3 16 (21.62%) SQL
4 13 (17.57%) Python
5 10 (13.51%) Ruby
6 7 (9.46%) Groovy
7 4 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (2.70%) Scala
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
1 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) VMware
3 6 (8.11%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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