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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 428 450 442
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.022% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.023% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
19643 21374 20828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 95.00% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16206 17040 17156
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +11 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Surrey +3 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 29 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (86.21%) Selenium
3 23 (79.31%) WebDriver
4 19 (65.52%) Automation Testing
5 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (58.62%) Web Services
6 17 (58.62%) REST
7 16 (55.17%) Test Scripting
8 15 (51.72%) C#
8 15 (51.72%) SQL
8 15 (51.72%) .NET
9 14 (48.28%) SpecFlow
10 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
10 13 (44.83%) SOA
11 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
12 10 (34.48%) JIRA
12 10 (34.48%) User Experience
12 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (31.03%) BDD
13 9 (31.03%) Java
14 8 (27.59%) SaaS
14 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
15 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
15 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
15 7 (24.14%) Finance
15 7 (24.14%) Scrum
16 5 (17.24%) TDD
16 5 (17.24%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (13.79%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.79%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMTP
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (86.21%) Selenium
2 23 (79.31%) WebDriver
3 14 (48.28%) SpecFlow
4 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
5 10 (34.48%) JIRA
6 4 (13.79%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Web Services
1 17 (58.62%) REST
2 15 (51.72%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) SOAP
4 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) User Experience
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.34%) DTV
3 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Automation Testing
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) Test Scripting
4 13 (44.83%) SOA
5 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
6 9 (31.03%) BDD
7 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
10 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
11 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
11 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
12 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Websense
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
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