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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 838 884 837
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 22 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.023% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 30
Average salary £44,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £38,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
95301 104500 95835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79153 86609 80539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +30 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +23 11 £40,000 +2.56%
Senior QA Tester
UK

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (100.00%) QA
2 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 22 (50.00%) ISEB
5 20 (45.45%) Automated Testing
6 16 (36.36%) C#
7 15 (34.09%) SQL
7 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
8 14 (31.82%) JIRA
9 13 (29.55%) Selenium
9 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (29.55%) BDD
9 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
10 12 (27.27%) Finance
10 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 12 (27.27%) SpecFlow
11 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
11 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 10 (22.73%) TDD
12 9 (20.45%) .NET
12 9 (20.45%) Windows
12 9 (20.45%) Performance Testing
12 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
13 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (18.18%) Refactoring
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Vista
13 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
13 8 (18.18%) Windows XP

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) SSDT
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) JIRA
2 13 (29.55%) Selenium
3 12 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) TestNG
8 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.27%) Firebug
8 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
8 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Front Office
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) J2EE
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) J2SE
4 1 (2.27%) WCF
4 1 (2.27%) LINQ
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) CSS3
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) iPhone
3 3 (6.82%) iPad
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Social Gaming
5 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.27%) Handset
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
1 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
2 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 4 (9.09%) Android
3 4 (9.09%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 20 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
5 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (29.55%) BDD
5 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
6 10 (22.73%) TDD
7 9 (20.45%) Performance Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Refactoring
8 8 (18.18%) Pair Programming
9 7 (15.91%) Scrum
9 7 (15.91%) Test Management
10 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
10 5 (11.36%) Load Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 4 (9.09%) Analytics
11 4 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 7 (15.91%) Degree
4 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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