The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 877 839 800
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 28 40 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.037% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.039% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 81
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £37,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 25 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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 -32 28 £40,000 -27.27% 2
London -52 15 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Manchester - 6 £35,000 -
North West - 6 £35,000 -
City of London -10 3 £32,500 -35.00%
South East -11 3 £49,500 +54.68%
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £52,500 -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £38,000 - 1
Leeds - 2 £38,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £39,000 -
Essex - 1 £52,500 -
Basildon - 1 £52,500 -
Bedford - 1 £37,500 -
Brighton - 1 £39,000 -
Chertsey - 1 - -

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 82 (100.00%) QA
2 41 (50.00%) Finance
3 33 (40.24%) Selenium
4 32 (39.02%) Automated Testing
5 31 (37.80%) SQL
6 30 (36.59%) ISEB
7 28 (34.15%) Degree
8 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
9 23 (28.05%) Test Scripting
10 22 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (25.61%) C#
12 20 (24.39%) Automation Testing
13 19 (23.17%) ISTQB
14 18 (21.95%) .NET
14 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
14 18 (21.95%) Test Automation
15 17 (20.73%) Web Services
15 17 (20.73%) Software Testing
16 16 (19.51%) Banking
16 16 (19.51%) HTML
16 16 (19.51%) TestComplete
17 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
17 15 (18.29%) Visual Studio
17 15 (18.29%) QuickTest Pro
18 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (15.85%) Investment Banking
19 13 (15.85%) FitNesse
19 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
20 12 (14.63%) Apache Flex
20 12 (14.63%) Test Management

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.22%) IIS
1 1 (1.22%) Apache
1 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Monis
1 2 (2.44%) SunGard APT
1 2 (2.44%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) SSDT
5 1 (1.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (40.24%) Selenium
2 22 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (19.51%) TestComplete
4 15 (18.29%) Visual Studio
4 15 (18.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (15.85%) FitNesse
6 10 (12.20%) WebDriver
7 8 (9.76%) Subversion
7 8 (9.76%) SilkTest
7 8 (9.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (9.76%) ClearCase
8 6 (7.32%) NUnit
8 6 (7.32%) SoapUI
9 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
9 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
9 5 (6.10%) WatiN
9 5 (6.10%) Maven
10 4 (4.88%) JMeter
10 4 (4.88%) LoadUI
10 4 (4.88%) TestNG
General
1 41 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Banking
3 13 (15.85%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.76%) Front Office
4 8 (9.76%) Back Office
5 4 (4.88%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) Web Services
3 16 (19.51%) HTML
4 12 (14.63%) HTML5
4 12 (14.63%) Apache Flex
5 8 (9.76%) ODBC
6 7 (8.54%) XML
7 2 (2.44%) CSS
8 1 (1.22%) SOAP
8 1 (1.22%) J2EE
8 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.22%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.22%) LAMP
8 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.22%) WCF
8 1 (1.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Replication
4 2 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Automated Testing
2 23 (28.05%) Test Scripting
3 20 (24.39%) Automation Testing
4 18 (21.95%) Test Automation
5 17 (20.73%) Software Testing
6 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
8 12 (14.63%) Test Management
8 12 (14.63%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.20%) Regression Testing
10 10 (12.20%) Asset Management
11 9 (10.98%) Scrum
12 8 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (9.76%) Workflow
12 8 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.32%) V-Model
13 6 (7.32%) OO
13 6 (7.32%) TDD
14 5 (6.10%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) SQL
2 21 (25.61%) C#
3 8 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) VBScript
4 4 (4.88%) Groovy
5 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) VB
5 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (36.59%) ISEB
2 28 (34.15%) Degree
3 19 (23.17%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.22%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.22%) CISSP
5 1 (1.22%) CISM
5 1 (1.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) SunGard
3 8 (9.76%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle
5 4 (4.88%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) Progress
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago