Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior QA Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 - 254
Rank change year-on-year - +254 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Engineer 5 0 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.19% - 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Median annual salary £50,000 - £41,875
10th Percentile £47,500 - £36,875
90th Percentile £52,500 - £51,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 - £40,250

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,478 4,400 6,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 97.24% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,116 3,720 5,461
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,850 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

Senior QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Senior QA Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Engineer in West Yorkshire

Senior QA Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior QA Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Senior QA Engineer in West Yorkshire

Senior QA Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
Leeds - 5 £50,000 -
Senior QA Engineer
Yorkshire

Senior QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, Senior QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Senior QA Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins

Senior QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Azure
1 5 (100.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Gatling
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Postman
1 5 (100.00%) Protractor
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (100.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA