The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 212 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.040% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.042% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £41,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
Senior QA Tester
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5791 4811 5442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.04% 95.02% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4145 4826
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior QA Tester
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester across the South West region.

Senior QA Tester Salary Trend in the South West

Senior QA Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Ranorex

Senior QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
1 3 (42.86%) Ranorex
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA