The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 887 894 864
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 48 43 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.040% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.042% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 56
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,800 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £45,000 £37,565
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +19.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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
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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
England +23 46 £42,500 -15.00% 10
London +9 26 £45,000 -10.00% 3
City of London +51 7 £57,500 +21.05%
North West - 7 £32,500 - 1
Liverpool - 6 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 6 £32,500 -
South West -10 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Croydon - 4 £43,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £28,750 -
Gloucester - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £46,250 -
Devon - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £28,750 -
Coventry - 2 £46,250 -
North East - 2 £28,750 -
Yorkshire +6 1 £34,000 -13.92% 1
South East +6 1 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £34,000 -
Warrington - 1 £33,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £33,500 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 - 2
Hull - 1 £34,000 -

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior QA 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 QA Analyst in their job title.

1 123 (100.00%) QA
2 73 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (39.84%) C#
4 44 (35.77%) Selenium
5 40 (32.52%) Software Testing
6 37 (30.08%) SQL
6 37 (30.08%) Cucumber
6 37 (30.08%) BDD
7 35 (28.46%) Test Scripting
8 31 (25.20%) SDLC
8 31 (25.20%) Java
8 31 (25.20%) ISEB
9 30 (24.39%) Finance
9 30 (24.39%) Test Automation
10 27 (21.95%) Test Management
11 26 (21.14%) SpecFlow
11 26 (21.14%) Gherkin
12 25 (20.33%) WebDriver
12 25 (20.33%) Scrum
12 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
12 25 (20.33%) .NET
12 25 (20.33%) Windows
13 24 (19.51%) Mentoring
14 23 (18.70%) ISTQB
15 22 (17.89%) TDD
15 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (16.26%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (15.45%) Client/Server
18 18 (14.63%) Web Services

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior QA 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 QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.07%) IIS
2 3 (2.44%) SAS
2 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.44%) JasperReports
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (35.77%) Selenium
2 37 (30.08%) Cucumber
3 26 (21.14%) SpecFlow
4 25 (20.33%) WebDriver
5 20 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (13.82%) FitNesse
7 9 (7.32%) Geb
7 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
7 9 (7.32%) RSpec
8 8 (6.50%) JIRA
9 6 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.88%) HP UFT
10 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.07%) JUnit
10 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.44%) Hudson
11 3 (2.44%) JBehave
12 2 (1.63%) Subversion
13 1 (0.81%) JMeter
13 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (24.39%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Law
3 8 (6.50%) Back Office
4 5 (4.07%) Front Office
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.14%) Gherkin
2 25 (20.33%) .NET
3 18 (14.63%) Web Services
4 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.88%) Middleware
6 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.25%) CSS
7 4 (3.25%) HTML
7 4 (3.25%) XML
8 3 (2.44%) Behat
8 3 (2.44%) Swing
9 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Client/Server
2 14 (11.38%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.57%) Derivative
4 12 (9.76%) Fixed Income
4 12 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (8.94%) Equities
6 6 (4.88%) Fintech
7 5 (4.07%) Contract for Difference
8 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.63%) NHS
11 1 (0.81%) AS400
11 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Unix
3 7 (5.69%) Android
3 7 (5.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.52%) Software Testing
3 37 (30.08%) BDD
4 35 (28.46%) Test Scripting
5 31 (25.20%) SDLC
6 30 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 27 (21.95%) Test Management
8 25 (20.33%) Scrum
9 24 (19.51%) Mentoring
10 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (17.89%) TDD
11 20 (16.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (14.63%) Functional Testing
13 16 (13.01%) Validation
14 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
15 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
15 13 (10.57%) Manual Testing
16 11 (8.94%) Requirements Analysis
17 9 (7.32%) Automation Testing
17 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.84%) C#
2 37 (30.08%) SQL
3 31 (25.20%) Java
4 9 (7.32%) Ruby
5 6 (4.88%) Groovy
5 6 (4.88%) Python
6 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.44%) C
7 3 (2.44%) C++
7 3 (2.44%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.44%) R
8 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.20%) ISEB
2 23 (18.70%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.07%) ISO13485
3 3 (2.44%) HL7
3 3 (2.44%) SDET
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) HP
3 11 (8.94%) Oracle
4 3 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.81%) FXall
5 1 (0.81%) MarketAxess
5 1 (0.81%) Tradeweb
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