The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 206 233 225
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 36 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 23
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6594 6939 7170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 5948 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +16 18 £34,000 +1.49%
Cheshire +18 14 £32,250 -2.27% 1
Merseyside +1 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Lancashire 0 1 £37,500 +19.04%
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 36 (59.02%) ISEB
2 27 (44.26%) ISTQB
3 24 (39.34%) Test Scripting
4 21 (34.43%) SQL
5 16 (26.23%) Finance
5 16 (26.23%) Degree
6 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
6 14 (22.95%) QA
7 13 (21.31%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (19.67%) Windows
8 12 (19.67%) Project Management
8 12 (19.67%) Statistics
9 11 (18.03%) Performance Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
11 9 (14.75%) Selenium
11 9 (14.75%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (13.11%) Mainframe
12 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.48%) Retail
13 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
14 6 (9.84%) .NET
14 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
14 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (8.20%) Scrum
15 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
16 4 (6.56%) IBM
16 4 (6.56%) PMI

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Selenium
2 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.56%) MSTest
3 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.64%) UltraEdit
4 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Statistics
2 8 (13.11%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.56%) PMI
3 4 (6.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Test Scripting
2 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
3 13 (21.31%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (19.67%) Project Management
5 11 (18.03%) Performance Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
7 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
9 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.20%) Scrum
11 4 (6.56%) Release Management
11 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
12 3 (4.92%) V-Model
12 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
12 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) ISEB
2 27 (44.26%) ISTQB
3 16 (26.23%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) CSQA
4 4 (6.56%) PMI Certification
4 4 (6.56%) MBA
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) Citrix
3 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.64%) AppSense
Warrington, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago