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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 238 218 261
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 12 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.40% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 13
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 19 December 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
Manchester -23 9 £37,500 +25.00%
Cheshire -10 2 £40,000 +15.94%
Lancashire 0 1 £33,000 +4.76%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (57.14%) ISEB
2 20 (47.62%) Performance Testing
3 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
6 15 (35.71%) SQL
7 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 13 (30.95%) ISTQB
8 13 (30.95%) Finance
9 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (28.57%) Manual Testing
10 10 (23.81%) .NET
10 10 (23.81%) QA
11 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
11 9 (21.43%) System Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Release Management
11 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (16.67%) Windows
13 7 (16.67%) Selenium
14 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
15 5 (11.90%) MSTest
15 5 (11.90%) Coaching
15 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
15 5 (11.90%) Java
15 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
15 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
15 5 (11.90%) V-Model
15 5 (11.90%) HP
16 4 (9.52%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) DB2
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (16.67%) Selenium
4 5 (11.90%) MSTest
5 4 (9.52%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Performance Testing
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
5 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 12 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 9 (21.43%) System Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 9 (21.43%) Release Management
8 5 (11.90%) Coaching
8 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.90%) V-Model
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.52%) Stress Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Scrum
9 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Service Management
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) ISEB
2 13 (30.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) CSQA
3 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.52%) MBA
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle