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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 399 455 485
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 19 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.075% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.077% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 4
Median salary £52,500 £46,250 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +20.91%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +38.46%
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
17610 20668 22617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.14% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14989 16827 18277
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 25 June 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
Hampshire - 8 £52,500 - 2
Oxfordshire -7 5 £52,500 +50.00%
East Sussex - 3 - -
Berkshire +2 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Surrey +23 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (52.94%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
5 13 (38.24%) Selenium
5 13 (38.24%) TDD
6 12 (35.29%) Scrum
7 11 (32.35%) Degree
8 10 (29.41%) Python
9 8 (23.53%) BDD
10 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
10 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
10 7 (20.59%) Robot Framework
10 7 (20.59%) Windows
10 7 (20.59%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) JMeter
10 7 (20.59%) Firmware
11 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (17.65%) Finance
11 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
11 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.65%) Test Management
12 5 (14.71%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
12 5 (14.71%) JIRA
12 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
12 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
12 5 (14.71%) Cucumber

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 5 (14.71%) Confluence
1 5 (14.71%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) IMAP
1 2 (5.88%) NAS
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
1 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Selenium
2 7 (20.59%) JMeter
2 7 (20.59%) Robot Framework
2 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
3 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
4 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 5 (14.71%) JUnit
5 4 (11.76%) Ant
5 4 (11.76%) Gradle
5 4 (11.76%) Hudson
5 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.76%) jMock
5 4 (11.76%) Maven
5 4 (11.76%) Mercurial
6 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.88%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) Ajax
2 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.76%) Java EE
2 4 (11.76%) JMS
2 4 (11.76%) REST
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) MAPI
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
3 13 (38.24%) TDD
4 12 (35.29%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) BDD
6 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
8 5 (14.71%) Coaching
8 5 (14.71%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.71%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
8 5 (14.71%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C++
5 4 (11.76%) Groovy
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) COBOL
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Firmware
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.76%) Rally
3 2 (5.88%) Cadence
3 2 (5.88%) Sophos
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) HP
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