The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 228 226 245
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 16 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 8
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £31,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -5.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £35,000 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £38,946
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -7.56%
Senior Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6097 6707 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.51% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 5411 5954
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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
Cheshire - 6 £34,000 - 2
Manchester -16 5 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Lancashire - 2 £31,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £32,000 -
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) ISEB
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
6 10 (31.25%) QA
7 9 (28.13%) Finance
7 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.63%) Line Management
10 5 (15.63%) Retail
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 4 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
11 4 (12.50%) Wireless
11 4 (12.50%) HP
11 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
11 4 (12.50%) JIRA
11 4 (12.50%) Time Management
11 4 (12.50%) Selenium
11 4 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (9.38%) Test Management
12 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
12 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
12 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Interactive TV
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Line Management
6 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 4 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (9.38%) Test Management
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) System Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) ISEB
2 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) HNC
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Aquila
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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