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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 231 245 219
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 25 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 14
Average salary £30,000 £31,625 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.13% -2.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £36,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £38,723 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +3.26%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +19 22 £30,000 -3.61%
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (67.39%) ISEB
2 24 (52.17%) ISTQB
3 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 15 (32.61%) Finance
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
7 12 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (21.74%) Project Management
9 9 (19.57%) Statistics
9 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Scrum
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) QA
12 6 (13.04%) Agile Testing
12 6 (13.04%) .NET
13 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
13 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
14 4 (8.70%) VB
14 4 (8.70%) C#
14 4 (8.70%) Windows
14 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
14 4 (8.70%) Web Testing
14 4 (8.70%) TDD
15 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
15 3 (6.52%) SOAP
15 3 (6.52%) Web Services
15 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
15 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
15 3 (6.52%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) SOAP
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
2 12 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
3 10 (21.74%) Project Management
4 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) Agile Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Web Testing
8 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.52%) SOA
9 3 (6.52%) Validation
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.35%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) VB
2 4 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) ISEB
2 24 (52.17%) ISTQB
3 14 (30.43%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) AppSense
3 1 (2.17%) Telerik