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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 253 306
Rank change year-on-year +26 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 8 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.079% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.082% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £53,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.66%  

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 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
1 19 (100.00%) QA
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
1 19 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 19 (100.00%) BDD
2 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) Process Improvement
4 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
5 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
5 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
5 6 (31.58%) BrowserStack
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Appium
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) HTTP

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 3 (15.79%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) BrowserStack
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
1 19 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Appium
4 3 (15.79%) Protractor
4 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
5 2 (10.53%) Gatling
5 2 (10.53%) JMeter
General
1 4 (21.05%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) Node.js
3 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) BDD
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) Process Improvement
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Testing
6 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
6 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) MiFID
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