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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 827 822 827
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 10 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.034% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 43
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,900 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -21 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East - 2 £43,750 -
North West -6 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Senior QA Tester
UK

Senior QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) JIRA
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Selenium
4 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (33.33%) ISEB
6 7 (33.33%) Android
6 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 5 (23.81%) Games
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) Test Management
9 4 (19.05%) TDD
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) OO
10 3 (14.29%) Windows
10 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Adobe
10 3 (14.29%) Mobile Games

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hazelcast
1 2 (9.52%) Neo4j
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) JIRA
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
3 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.52%) Liquibase
5 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
5 2 (9.52%) TestNG
5 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) JMeter
6 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.76%) Capybara
General
1 5 (23.81%) Games
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
2 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
2 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) J2SE
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Games
3 3 (14.29%) Social Gaming
4 2 (9.52%) iPad
4 2 (9.52%) iPhone
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Android
1 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
5 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Management
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Time Management
8 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
9 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Lua
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Terracotta
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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