The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 170 184 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.23% 0.027% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.028% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +15.33%
Senior QA Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3365 3540 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.19% 96.56% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2672 2719 1908
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer across the Leeds region.

Senior QA Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Senior QA Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (62.50%) NeoLoad
4 5 (62.50%) Stress Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) JMeter
5 4 (50.00%) Apache Flex
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (25.00%) E-business
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (12.50%) Banking
8 1 (12.50%) Retail
8 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (12.50%) SDLC
8 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) NeoLoad
2 5 (62.50%) JMeter
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Flex
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (62.50%) Stress Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) E-business
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA