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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
UK / England
Rank 794 881 910
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 41 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.055% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.057% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 28
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 £41,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +74 26 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South East +47 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West -16 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +31 2 £27,500 -26.66%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 - 1
Senior QA Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 82 (100.00%) QA
2 54 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (51.22%) Selenium
4 36 (43.90%) Windows
5 35 (42.68%) ISEB
6 34 (41.46%) Automated Testing
6 34 (41.46%) Cucumber
7 32 (39.02%) BDD
8 27 (32.93%) Java
9 24 (29.27%) SoapUI
10 22 (26.83%) QA Automation
10 22 (26.83%) Web Services
10 22 (26.83%) Linux
11 21 (25.61%) Software Testing
11 21 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
12 20 (24.39%) C#
12 20 (24.39%) JMeter
13 19 (23.17%) SQL
13 19 (23.17%) Unix
13 19 (23.17%) SpecFlow
14 18 (21.95%) Scrum
14 18 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (21.95%) RESTful
15 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
15 17 (20.73%) SOA
15 17 (20.73%) Python
15 17 (20.73%) NoSQL
16 16 (19.51%) REST
16 16 (19.51%) JIRA

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 8 (9.76%) Confluence
2 6 (7.32%) CMS
2 6 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (7.32%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) SaaS
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 17 (20.73%) NoSQL
3 14 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (17.07%) HBase
3 14 (17.07%) MySQL
4 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) Selenium
2 34 (41.46%) Cucumber
3 24 (29.27%) SoapUI
4 20 (24.39%) JMeter
5 19 (23.17%) SpecFlow
6 18 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (19.51%) JIRA
8 14 (17.07%) Hamcrest
8 14 (17.07%) jMock
8 14 (17.07%) JUnit
9 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
9 12 (14.63%) WebDriver
10 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
11 7 (8.54%) Capybara
11 7 (8.54%) WATIR
12 4 (4.88%) HP UFT
13 3 (3.66%) JBehave
13 3 (3.66%) LoadRunner
14 2 (2.44%) FishEye
14 2 (2.44%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (3.66%) Games
1 3 (3.66%) Law
1 3 (3.66%) Legal
2 1 (1.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) Web Services
2 18 (21.95%) RESTful
3 16 (19.51%) REST
4 11 (13.41%) XML
5 9 (10.98%) SOAP
6 8 (9.76%) Gherkin
7 7 (8.54%) HTML
8 5 (6.10%) Play Framework
9 1 (1.22%) .NET
9 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.22%) CSS
9 1 (1.22%) DOM
9 1 (1.22%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (1.22%) AS400
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Linux
3 19 (23.17%) Unix
4 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.76%) Mac OS X
5 8 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.10%) Android
6 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.46%) Automated Testing
3 32 (39.02%) BDD
4 22 (26.83%) QA Automation
5 21 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.61%) Software Testing
6 18 (21.95%) Scrum
7 17 (20.73%) SOA
7 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
8 15 (18.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (18.29%) Kanban
8 15 (18.29%) Unit Testing
9 14 (17.07%) TDD
10 13 (15.85%) Performance Testing
11 12 (14.63%) Automation Testing
12 11 (13.41%) Defect Tracking
12 11 (13.41%) Test Management
13 8 (9.76%) Case Management
13 8 (9.76%) Security Testing
13 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) Java
2 20 (24.39%) C#
3 19 (23.17%) SQL
4 17 (20.73%) Python
5 10 (12.20%) Ruby
6 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.54%) Scala
8 6 (7.32%) Groovy
9 3 (3.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (42.68%) ISEB
2 5 (6.10%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) VMware
3 6 (7.32%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
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