The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
England / South East
Rank 382 447 431
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 6 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.047% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.048% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 15
Median salary £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £53,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -

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
14395 18609 19573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 96.84% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11928 15813 15865
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior QA Engineer in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £58,750 - 1
Surrey +33 1 £40,500 -37.69%
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Senior QA Engineer 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 South East region featuring Senior QA Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Selenium
3 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (35.71%) ISEB
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
7 4 (28.57%) Python
7 4 (28.57%) Back Office
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Ruby
7 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) JIRA
8 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
8 3 (21.43%) Confluence
9 2 (14.29%) ATDD

Senior QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (21.43%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Telematics
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) ATDD
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
7 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO22301
2 1 (7.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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