The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 445 423 439
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 6 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.025% 0.067% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.070% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 2
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.18% +4.66%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior QA Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 4 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Wiki
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) EasyMock
7 2 (15.38%) NAS
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) QALoad
7 2 (15.38%) jMock
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) EasyMock
3 2 (15.38%) QALoad
3 2 (15.38%) jMock
3 2 (15.38%) TestPartner
3 2 (15.38%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 3 (23.08%) Wiki
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) SUSE
4 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) CMMI
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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