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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 423 419 411
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 16 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.080% 0.024% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.026% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 14
Average salary £55,000 £45,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.54% +19.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +12.50%
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
19005 19476 19889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.59% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15508 15452 16759
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 £25,500 £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
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 6 March 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 +5 15 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (75.86%) Selenium
3 19 (65.52%) Web Services
4 17 (58.62%) Software Testing
4 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (55.17%) Test Scripting
6 14 (48.28%) WebDriver
7 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
7 13 (44.83%) C#
8 12 (41.38%) SQL
8 12 (41.38%) .NET
8 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
9 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
9 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
10 9 (31.03%) JIRA
10 9 (31.03%) MySQL
10 9 (31.03%) Java
10 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (27.59%) Load Testing
11 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
11 8 (27.59%) JMeter
11 8 (27.59%) PHP
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (27.59%) Windows
11 8 (27.59%) Workflow
11 8 (27.59%) Finance
11 8 (27.59%) LAMP
11 8 (27.59%) Scrum
11 8 (27.59%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (75.86%) Selenium
2 14 (48.28%) WebDriver
3 9 (31.03%) JIRA
4 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 8 (27.59%) JMeter
5 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
5 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Web Services
2 12 (41.38%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) LAMP
4 4 (13.79%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) WPF
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (58.62%) Software Testing
2 16 (55.17%) Test Scripting
3 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
4 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
5 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
6 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Load Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Workflow
7 8 (27.59%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
9 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.90%) TDD
10 2 (6.90%) Test Management
10 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
11 1 (3.45%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) PHP
6 4 (13.79%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Telerik
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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