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 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 867 884 920
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 43 65 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.062% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.064% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 35 60 44
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%

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
94669 101911 114147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79661 83678 93464
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 1 June 2016 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 19 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 1 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
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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 +10 38 £50,000 - 7
London +17 25 £50,000 -13.04% 3
City of London +31 6 £50,000 -16.66% 2
East Midlands +18 6 - - 1
Nottingham +12 6 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +11 6 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
East of England +27 1 £50,000 +29.03% 1
South Yorkshire +19 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West +17 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +15 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bristol +10 1 £40,000 -9.09%
South West +6 1 £40,000 -9.09%
Manchester -6 1 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 85 (100.00%) QA
2 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (50.59%) SQL
4 31 (36.47%) Selenium
5 26 (30.59%) Software Testing
6 24 (28.24%) .NET
6 24 (28.24%) Test Scripting
7 23 (27.06%) Functional Testing
7 23 (27.06%) C#
8 22 (25.88%) Java
9 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 19 (22.35%) Finance
10 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (21.18%) Unix
11 18 (21.18%) ISEB
12 17 (20.00%) TDD
13 16 (18.82%) Scrum
13 16 (18.82%) WebDriver
13 16 (18.82%) BDD
14 15 (17.65%) ISTQB
14 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 14 (16.47%) Windows
15 14 (16.47%) Automated Testing
15 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
15 14 (16.47%) Cucumber
16 13 (15.29%) Test Strategy
16 13 (15.29%) Degree
17 12 (14.12%) Manual Testing
18 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
18 11 (12.94%) SpecFlow

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 (5.88%) IIS
1 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) JasperReports
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Selenium
2 16 (18.82%) WebDriver
3 14 (16.47%) Cucumber
4 11 (12.94%) SpecFlow
5 9 (10.59%) FitNesse
6 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.06%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.88%) Appium
7 5 (5.88%) Hudson
7 5 (5.88%) JIRA
7 5 (5.88%) JMeter
7 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.53%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.53%) JBehave
10 2 (2.35%) Ant
11 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.18%) RSpec
11 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Law
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Front Office
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) .NET
2 9 (10.59%) CSS
2 9 (10.59%) Gherkin
2 9 (10.59%) HTML
3 6 (7.06%) Middleware
4 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.88%) Swing
4 5 (5.88%) Web Services
5 3 (3.53%) Behat
6 2 (2.35%) XML
7 1 (1.18%) REST
7 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.06%) Fintech
5 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.71%) Derivative
6 4 (4.71%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.53%) Equities
7 3 (3.53%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.35%) NHS
8 2 (2.35%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (2.35%) Spread Betting
9 1 (1.18%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Unix
2 14 (16.47%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.35%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Software Testing
3 24 (28.24%) Test Scripting
4 23 (27.06%) Functional Testing
5 17 (20.00%) TDD
6 16 (18.82%) BDD
6 16 (18.82%) Scrum
7 14 (16.47%) Automated Testing
7 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.29%) Test Strategy
9 12 (14.12%) Manual Testing
10 11 (12.94%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 10 (11.76%) Test Management
11 10 (11.76%) Waterfall
12 9 (10.59%) Defect Management
12 9 (10.59%) Validation
13 8 (9.41%) Integration Testing
14 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (8.24%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) SQL
2 23 (27.06%) C#
3 22 (25.88%) Java
4 11 (12.94%) Ruby
5 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) Python
7 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.35%) C
8 2 (2.35%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.35%) R
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) ISEB
2 15 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.29%) Degree
4 6 (7.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) HL7
3 3 (3.53%) SDET
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) HP
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Apple
3 4 (4.71%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
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