Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior QA Tester was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 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 Tester
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +400
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Tester 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.033% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
East of England median annual salary £36,250 - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11540 12765 14852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9482 10596 12302
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Tester in the East of England

Senior QA Tester
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior QA Tester in the East of England

Senior QA Tester
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Tester within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 -
Senior QA Tester
England

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior QA Tester 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 East of England region featuring Senior QA Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Xbox
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) git-flow
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL

Senior QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) git-flow
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA