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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 853 885 939
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 29 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.045% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.047% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 19
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,200 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
86273 98484 101752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72683 82842 83044
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 10 £55,000 +4.76% 9
North West -1 10 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £35,500 -
South East +36 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Senior QA Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) ISEB
3 24 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 23 (36.51%) Selenium
4 23 (36.51%) Automated Testing
4 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
5 22 (34.92%) Finance
5 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
6 20 (31.75%) Windows
7 19 (30.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (30.16%) SoapUI
8 18 (28.57%) JIRA
8 18 (28.57%) SQL
9 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
9 17 (26.98%) XML
10 16 (25.40%) Functional Testing
10 16 (25.40%) Test Strategy
11 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
11 15 (23.81%) Windows 10
11 15 (23.81%) Defect Tracking
11 15 (23.81%) Case Management
11 15 (23.81%) C#
11 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
11 15 (23.81%) Mac OS X
11 15 (23.81%) VMware
11 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Selenium
2 19 (30.16%) SoapUI
2 19 (30.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (28.57%) JIRA
4 13 (20.63%) TestDirector
5 7 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.94%) JBehave
7 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.76%) FitNesse
8 3 (4.76%) JMeter
8 3 (4.76%) NUnit
8 3 (4.76%) Ranorex
8 3 (4.76%) Subversion
8 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.17%) FishEye
9 2 (3.17%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.17%) Spock
9 2 (3.17%) TestLink
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) XML
2 8 (12.70%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) RESTful
3 4 (6.35%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.59%) JSON
5 1 (1.59%) LAMP
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Spread Betting
5 2 (3.17%) Fintech
6 1 (1.59%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Mac OS X
2 15 (23.81%) Windows 10
2 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 23 (36.51%) Automated Testing
4 16 (25.40%) Functional Testing
4 16 (25.40%) Test Strategy
5 15 (23.81%) Case Management
5 15 (23.81%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (20.63%) Wealth Management
8 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
9 9 (14.29%) BDD
9 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
12 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
13 4 (6.35%) Microservices
13 4 (6.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 15 (23.81%) C#
3 9 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (9.52%) Groovy
4 6 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) Perl
6 3 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) ISEB
2 12 (19.05%) Degree
3 9 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.76%) Telerik
5 1 (1.59%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ealing, London, W5
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus,pension, health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago