The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 106 107 132
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 19 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.98% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 3
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
Senior Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1818 1508 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.95% 93.78% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1223 1780
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in Cheshire

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -13 9 £30,000 -9.09%
Knutsford -5 5 £40,000 +21.21%
Senior Test Analyst
North West

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Performance Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
2 11 (57.89%) ISEB
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Release Management
4 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
7 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
8 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
8 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 5 (26.32%) QA
8 5 (26.32%) V-Model
8 5 (26.32%) MSTest
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
9 4 (21.05%) System Testing
9 4 (21.05%) JIRA
9 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
10 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (15.79%) Selenium
10 3 (15.79%) CSQA
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) MSTest
2 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Performance Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Release Management
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) V-Model
6 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (21.05%) System Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.26%) MVC
9 1 (5.26%) Validation
9 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MBA
3 3 (15.79%) CSQA
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cognizant