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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 414 439 462
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 19 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.10% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 6
Median salary £52,500 £46,250 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +9.46%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +46.15%
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
17799 19951 22285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.06% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16057 17997
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxfordshire +8 6 £52,500 +50.00%
Hampshire - 5 £52,500 - 3
East Sussex - 3 - -
Berkshire -5 2 £52,500 +10.52%
West Sussex - 2 £52,500 -
Surrey +2 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Java
4 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
6 11 (34.38%) Degree
7 10 (31.25%) Selenium
7 10 (31.25%) TDD
8 8 (25.00%) C#
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 7 (21.88%) Python
9 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
10 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) JUnit
11 5 (15.63%) IIS
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
11 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
11 5 (15.63%) Firmware
11 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
11 5 (15.63%) JMeter
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 5 (15.63%) Coaching
11 5 (15.63%) Robot Framework
11 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing

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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) IMAP
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) SMTP
1 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 5 (15.63%) JMeter
4 5 (15.63%) JUnit
4 5 (15.63%) Robot Framework
5 4 (12.50%) Ant
5 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.50%) Gradle
5 4 (12.50%) Hudson
5 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.50%) jMock
5 4 (12.50%) Maven
5 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.25%) AQtime
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.25%) WebLOAD
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) Ajax
3 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.50%) Java EE
3 4 (12.50%) JMS
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) MAPI
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Test Management
6 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
6 5 (15.63%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) C++
5 4 (12.50%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) COBOL
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Perfmon
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.50%) Rally
3 2 (6.25%) Cadence
3 2 (6.25%) Sophos
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) HP
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 22 days ago