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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 212 246 228
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 20 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 14
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
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
5423 6673 6310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.20% 96.63% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 5616 5262
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 - 11 £37,500 -
Merseyside -6 7 £32,500 -
Manchester +15 2 £34,250 -8.66% 2
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 48 (77.42%) SQL
2 46 (74.19%) ISEB
2 46 (74.19%) Software Testing
3 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (66.13%) Performance Testing
3 41 (66.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (66.13%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 35 (56.45%) .NET
5 35 (56.45%) Validation
6 29 (46.77%) ETL
7 28 (45.16%) Defect Management
8 27 (43.55%) XML
8 27 (43.55%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (41.94%) HP UFT
9 26 (41.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (41.94%) Windows
9 26 (41.94%) MS Excel
9 26 (41.94%) MSTest
10 25 (40.32%) Test Scripting
11 22 (35.48%) QA
12 20 (32.26%) Functional Testing
13 19 (30.65%) Finance
14 18 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (27.42%) Web Services
16 16 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (22.58%) ISTQB
18 12 (19.35%) HP
19 11 (17.74%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (43.55%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (16.13%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (41.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 26 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (41.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (66.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (41.94%) HP UFT
2 26 (41.94%) MSTest
3 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.68%) JIRA
5 5 (8.06%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.61%) Selenium
6 1 (1.61%) TestPartner
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (56.45%) .NET
2 27 (43.55%) XML
3 17 (27.42%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) JTA
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Software Testing
2 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (66.13%) Performance Testing
3 35 (56.45%) Validation
4 29 (46.77%) ETL
5 28 (45.16%) Defect Management
6 25 (40.32%) Test Scripting
7 20 (32.26%) Functional Testing
8 16 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (17.74%) Test Planning
10 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
11 9 (14.52%) Manual Testing
12 8 (12.90%) System Testing
12 8 (12.90%) Test Management
13 7 (11.29%) Automation Testing
13 7 (11.29%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (11.29%) Software Delivery
13 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (6.45%) SDLC
15 3 (4.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (74.19%) ISEB
2 14 (22.58%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (35.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 41 (66.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) HP
2 1 (1.61%) Capita
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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