The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 224 234 244
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 5 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.090% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 12
Median salary £37,500 £32,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,600 £36,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
5395 5950 6657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.22% 96.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 4774 5343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheshire +21 1 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Senior Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) Software Testing
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) ISEB
4 12 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (45.83%) QA
6 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
7 8 (33.33%) .NET
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
8 7 (29.17%) Validation
9 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 6 (25.00%) XML
9 6 (25.00%) ETL
9 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
9 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (20.83%) MSTest
10 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
10 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
10 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (20.83%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) Finance

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Mule
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.83%) MSTest
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Validation
4 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (25.00%) ETL
4 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISEB
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) HNC
4 1 (4.17%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Capita
2 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.17%) hybris