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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
England / South East
Rank 363 429 454
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 15 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.068% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.070% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 16
Median salary £52,500 £46,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £59,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
14046 18543 20147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.69% 96.70% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11642 15931 16458
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey +49 4 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Berkshire +51 2 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £58,750 - 1
Kent +17 1 £52,500 +14.13%
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Selenium
4 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
5 11 (47.83%) BDD
6 9 (39.13%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) ISEB
7 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 8 (34.78%) JIRA
7 8 (34.78%) Open Source
7 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 7 (30.43%) Confluence
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) Unix
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) Python
10 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
10 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
10 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Play Framework
10 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
10 5 (21.74%) Scala
11 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (30.43%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Selenium
2 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) Moq
6 1 (4.35%) NUnit
6 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
1 5 (21.74%) Play Framework
1 5 (21.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) BDD
3 8 (34.78%) Open Source
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (17.39%) Product Management
5 4 (17.39%) QA Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Scala
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension.
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Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
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