The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 199 205 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.10% 0.068% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
Senior QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3768 4315 4132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.16% 98.25% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 3609 3276
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Senior QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Senior QA Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Senior QA Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Senior QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle