The median annual salary for a Senior Quality Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 937 975
Rank change year-on-year +89 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quality Engineer 10 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.016% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.017% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 3
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year -8.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Quality Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Quality Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Quality Engineer 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.

Salary trend for Senior Quality Engineer in the UK

Senior Quality Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Quality Engineer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Quality Engineer in the UK

Senior Quality Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Quality Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 10 £45,000 -10.00% 4
London +73 6 £54,250 -13.20% 2
East Midlands - 3 £41,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £41,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £41,000 -
South East +47 1 £36,500 -18.88%
West Sussex - 1 £36,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £36,500 -

Senior Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior Quality 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 featuring Senior Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
5 6 (35.29%) Android
6 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
8 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (17.65%) Scala
8 3 (17.65%) Ruby
8 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (17.65%) Web Development
8 3 (17.65%) ISO 14001
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) PHP
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) HNC
8 3 (17.65%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) ISO 9000

Senior Quality Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) Appium
5 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Behat
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Android
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
3 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) QMS
7 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Go
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) HNC
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) ISO 14001
2 3 (17.65%) ISO 9000
2 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) ISO22301
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
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