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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 231 198 218
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 30 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 27
Average salary £33,250 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £37,500 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 -1 16 £30,000 -9.09%
Manchester -23 7 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Merseyside +12 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Lancashire -5 1 £37,500 +19.04%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (58.49%) ISEB
2 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) Performance Testing
3 21 (39.62%) Test Scripting
4 19 (35.85%) SQL
5 18 (33.96%) Software Testing
6 17 (32.08%) ISTQB
7 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
8 14 (26.42%) QA
8 14 (26.42%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (24.53%) Finance
9 13 (24.53%) Windows
10 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (18.87%) Degree
11 10 (18.87%) Release Management
11 10 (18.87%) Selenium
12 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
13 8 (15.09%) System Testing
13 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
13 8 (15.09%) Mainframe
14 7 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (13.21%) Retail
14 7 (13.21%) V-Model
14 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
15 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
15 6 (11.32%) MSTest
15 6 (11.32%) Technical Analysis
15 6 (11.32%) Statistics
15 6 (11.32%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (18.87%) Selenium
3 7 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (11.32%) MSTest
5 4 (7.55%) JIRA
6 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.89%) UltraEdit
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Toad
7 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Mainframe
3 6 (11.32%) Statistics
4 4 (7.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (7.55%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Android
2 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Performance Testing
2 21 (39.62%) Test Scripting
3 18 (33.96%) Software Testing
4 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
5 10 (18.87%) Release Management
6 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.09%) System Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
8 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
8 7 (13.21%) V-Model
9 6 (11.32%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Project Management
10 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.55%) Stress Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) ISEB
2 17 (32.08%) ISTQB
3 10 (18.87%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) CSQA
4 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.55%) MBA
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) IBM
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.55%) HP
2 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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