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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 435 447 438
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 13 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.081% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.084% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 8
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £56,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +21.21%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 -18 4 £53,750 -2.27%
Surrey +12 3 £65,000 +30.00%
Oxfordshire -2 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Kent - 3 £46,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Automation Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
6 10 (34.48%) BDD
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) C#
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
7 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Selenium
10 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
10 5 (17.24%) Project Management
11 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
11 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
12 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
12 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) IMAP
1 2 (6.90%) NAS
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) SMTP
1 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) AQtime
5 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.90%) WebLOAD
6 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) MAPI
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Automation Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) BDD
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
6 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Test Management
9 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Perfmon
1 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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