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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 417 436 434
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 21 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.026% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.028% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 10
Average salary £46,250 £42,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.46% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.19% +1.25%
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +16 17 £47,500 +30.13% 1
Surrey +21 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (83.78%) Selenium
3 25 (67.57%) Web Services
4 24 (64.86%) Automation Testing
5 23 (62.16%) WebDriver
5 23 (62.16%) C#
5 23 (62.16%) .NET
6 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
7 19 (51.35%) Software Testing
7 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (48.65%) REST
9 17 (45.95%) SQL
10 15 (40.54%) SOA
10 15 (40.54%) SoapUI
10 15 (40.54%) SpecFlow
11 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (32.43%) User Experience
12 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (32.43%) Scrum
13 10 (27.03%) Finance
13 10 (27.03%) JIRA
14 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
15 8 (21.62%) BDD
15 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
15 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
15 8 (21.62%) Windows
16 7 (18.92%) SaaS
16 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (16.22%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (8.11%) Confluence
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (83.78%) Selenium
2 23 (62.16%) WebDriver
3 15 (40.54%) SoapUI
3 15 (40.54%) SpecFlow
4 10 (27.03%) JIRA
5 3 (8.11%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) Web Services
2 23 (62.16%) .NET
3 18 (48.65%) REST
4 4 (10.81%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) WPF
7 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) User Experience
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Automation Testing
2 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
3 19 (51.35%) Software Testing
3 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) SOA
5 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (32.43%) Scrum
7 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
8 8 (21.62%) BDD
9 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
12 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
12 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
12 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
13 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
13 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) KVM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Telerik
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
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