The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 882 909 945
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 41 63 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.058% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.060% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 31 60 48
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

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 27 June 2016 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +20 33 £50,000 +8.10% 6
London +12 19 £50,000 -16.66% 5
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham +15 4 - -
East Midlands +15 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +7 4 - -
North West +15 3 £37,500 +3.44%
Manchester +4 3 £37,500 +3.44%
Altrincham - 2 £37,500 -
East of England +36 1 £50,000 +29.03%
Yorkshire +33 1 £40,000 -5.88%
City of London +32 1 £38,000 -36.66% 2
South Yorkshire +18 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Senior QA 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 featuring Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) QA
2 57 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (50.00%) SQL
4 30 (35.71%) Selenium
5 26 (30.95%) .NET
6 23 (27.38%) Software Testing
7 22 (26.19%) Java
7 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
7 22 (26.19%) Functional Testing
7 22 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (23.81%) C#
9 19 (22.62%) Unix
9 19 (22.62%) Finance
9 19 (22.62%) ISEB
10 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 17 (20.24%) Automated Testing
12 16 (19.05%) TDD
12 16 (19.05%) ISTQB
12 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 16 (19.05%) WebDriver
13 14 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 13 (15.48%) BDD
14 13 (15.48%) Degree
14 13 (15.48%) Regression Testing
14 13 (15.48%) Windows
15 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 12 (14.29%) Cucumber
15 12 (14.29%) Test Strategy
16 11 (13.10%) Waterfall
16 11 (13.10%) HTML

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (5.95%) IIS
1 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) JasperReports
3 2 (2.38%) Big Data
3 2 (2.38%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (35.71%) Selenium
2 16 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 12 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.52%) FitNesse
4 8 (9.52%) LoadRunner
4 8 (9.52%) SpecFlow
5 7 (8.33%) Appium
5 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.95%) Hudson
6 5 (5.95%) JMeter
7 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.57%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.57%) JIRA
8 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.38%) Ant
9 2 (2.38%) JBehave
9 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.19%) Calabash
10 1 (1.19%) Ranorex
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Law
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Front Office
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) .NET
2 11 (13.10%) CSS
2 11 (13.10%) HTML
3 6 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 6 (7.14%) Middleware
4 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.95%) Swing
4 5 (5.95%) Web Services
5 3 (3.57%) XML
6 2 (2.38%) Behat
7 1 (1.19%) REST
7 1 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.95%) Fintech
4 4 (4.76%) Derivative
4 4 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.57%) Equities
5 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.38%) NHS
6 2 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (2.38%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.19%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Unix
2 13 (15.48%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) Software Testing
3 22 (26.19%) Functional Testing
3 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
4 17 (20.24%) Automated Testing
5 16 (19.05%) TDD
6 14 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 13 (15.48%) BDD
7 13 (15.48%) Regression Testing
8 12 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 11 (13.10%) Waterfall
10 10 (11.90%) Manual Testing
10 10 (11.90%) Scrum
11 9 (10.71%) Data Validation
11 9 (10.71%) Defect Management
11 9 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (10.71%) Project Management
11 9 (10.71%) Validation
12 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (26.19%) Java
3 20 (23.81%) C#
4 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.52%) Ruby
5 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) Groovy
7 1 (1.19%) PHP
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) ISEB
2 16 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.48%) Degree
4 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) HL7
3 2 (2.38%) SDET
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) HP
3 4 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
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