The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Quality Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Engineer
Rank 867 874 887
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quality Engineer 13 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 7
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Quality Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Quality Engineer within the UK.

Senior Quality Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Quality Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Quality Engineer over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Quality Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Quality Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Quality Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
England +4 9 £50,000 -
London - 8 £50,000 -
Scotland +12 3 £37,500 -
Fife - 3 £37,500 -
Dunfermline - 3 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
South Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £27,500 -

Senior Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (90.91%) QA
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Manual Testing
4 13 (59.09%) TDD
4 13 (59.09%) Selenium
4 13 (59.09%) Test Scripting
4 13 (59.09%) BDD
5 12 (54.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (54.55%) JMeter
5 12 (54.55%) Performance Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 12 (54.55%) Open Source
5 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
5 12 (54.55%) Gherkin
5 12 (54.55%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
7 3 (13.64%) CMMI
7 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (13.64%) QMS
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (9.09%) Finance
8 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing

Senior Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 12 (54.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (54.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 13 (59.09%) Test Scripting
4 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 12 (54.55%) User Stories
4 12 (54.55%) Performance Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) QMS
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.64%) CMMI
5 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (90.91%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
3 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft