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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 839 891 843
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 27 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.010% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 24
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.29%
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
96537 103416 96032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80724 85232 80344
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +42 15 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South East +14 10 £42,500 +8.97% 1
South West -12 1 £40,500 +5.19%
North West - 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior QA Tester
UK

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 54 (100.00%) QA
2 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 26 (48.15%) Automated Testing
5 25 (46.30%) C#
6 23 (42.59%) ISEB
7 21 (38.89%) Selenium
8 18 (33.33%) BDD
9 17 (31.48%) SpecFlow
9 17 (31.48%) Software Testing
10 15 (27.78%) SQL
11 14 (25.93%) Finance
11 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (24.07%) JIRA
12 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
12 13 (24.07%) .NET
13 12 (22.22%) Java
13 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
14 11 (20.37%) Performance Testing
15 10 (18.52%) Windows
16 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
16 9 (16.67%) TDD
16 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
17 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
17 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
17 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (14.81%) Refactoring
17 8 (14.81%) Windows Vista

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) SSDT
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Selenium
2 17 (31.48%) SpecFlow
3 13 (24.07%) JIRA
4 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.41%) TestNG
8 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
8 3 (5.56%) NUnit
9 1 (1.85%) Subversion
9 1 (1.85%) Xcode
9 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.85%) Firebug
9 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.85%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.85%) JBehave
9 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Front Office
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 5 (9.26%) J2EE
4 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) XML
4 4 (7.41%) J2SE
5 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (1.85%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.85%) CSS3
7 1 (1.85%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.85%) CSS
7 1 (1.85%) SOAP
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.85%) WCF
7 1 (1.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Replication
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) Equities
6 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Vista
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) UNIX
4 6 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 26 (48.15%) Automated Testing
4 18 (33.33%) BDD
5 17 (31.48%) Software Testing
6 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
8 11 (20.37%) Performance Testing
9 9 (16.67%) TDD
10 8 (14.81%) Pair Programming
10 8 (14.81%) Refactoring
10 8 (14.81%) Scrum
10 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.96%) Test Management
11 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Analytics
12 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.41%) Load Testing
14 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) C#
2 15 (27.78%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) ISEB
2 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
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