The median annual salary for a Senior QA Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 259 320
Rank change year-on-year +39 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 12 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.14% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 1
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.52% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Engineer in the City of London

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior QA Engineer in the City of London

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior QA Engineer in the City of London

Senior QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Senior QA Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (93.75%) Selenium
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) WebDriver
3 14 (87.50%) BDD
3 14 (87.50%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
6 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Appium
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (25.00%) Jetty
8 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (25.00%) Node.js
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) HTTP
8 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) Advertising
8 4 (25.00%) Front End Development

Senior QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (25.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Selenium
1 15 (93.75%) WebDriver
2 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) Appium
4 4 (25.00%) Protractor
5 2 (12.50%) Gatling
5 2 (12.50%) JMeter
5 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.25%) Calabash
6 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (6.25%) Maven
6 1 (6.25%) Mocha
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) Node.js
3 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) BDD
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago