The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 433 441 423
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 9 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.044% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.047% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Senior QA Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior QA Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Senior QA Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior QA Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Berkshire +18 5 £50,000 -9.09%
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Senior QA Engineer
England

Senior QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 28 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (78.57%) Selenium
3 21 (75.00%) WebDriver
4 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (60.71%) Automation Testing
6 15 (53.57%) REST
6 15 (53.57%) Test Scripting
6 15 (53.57%) SQL
6 15 (53.57%) Web Services
7 13 (46.43%) C#
8 12 (42.86%) .NET
8 12 (42.86%) SpecFlow
9 11 (39.29%) SoapUI
9 11 (39.29%) SOA
9 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
10 10 (35.71%) BDD
10 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (32.14%) JIRA
11 9 (32.14%) Java
12 8 (28.57%) Scrum
12 8 (28.57%) User Experience
13 7 (25.00%) SaaS
13 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 7 (25.00%) Finance
14 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
14 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
15 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
15 5 (17.86%) Degree

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SMTP
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) Selenium
2 21 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 11 (39.29%) SoapUI
5 9 (32.14%) JIRA
6 4 (14.29%) Zephyr
7 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
8 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Web Services
1 15 (53.57%) REST
2 12 (42.86%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) SOAP
3 4 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) DTV
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Automation Testing
3 15 (53.57%) Test Scripting
4 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 11 (39.29%) SOA
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (35.71%) BDD
6 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
10 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
11 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
11 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Websense
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) HP
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
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