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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 844 880 843
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 60 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.025% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.027% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 33
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 28 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 4 September 2015. 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 +38 58 £60,000 +34.83% 2
London +24 42 £60,000 +9.09% 2
City of London +57 27 £65,000 +44.44% 1
South East +15 8 £38,750 -8.82%
South West - 3 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £32,500 -
Surrey +4 2 £44,500 +4.70%
Manchester -1 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands -3 2 £32,500 +8.33%
North West -10 2 £35,000 -
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £38,750 -
Newbury - 2 £38,750 -
Oxford - 2 £32,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £32,500 -
Woking - 2 £44,500 -
Livingston - 2 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland - 2 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £45,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £43,250 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £50,000 -

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) QA
2 84 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (56.41%) Finance
4 64 (54.70%) C#
4 64 (54.70%) SDLC
5 58 (49.57%) Selenium
6 55 (47.01%) Test Automation
6 55 (47.01%) BDD
7 50 (42.74%) Client/Server
8 49 (41.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (41.03%) Software Testing
10 47 (40.17%) FitNesse
11 45 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
12 42 (35.90%) Web Services
13 40 (34.19%) Automated Testing
14 38 (32.48%) Windows
14 38 (32.48%) Cucumber
15 37 (31.62%) .NET
16 35 (29.91%) SpecFlow
17 34 (29.06%) Gherkin
17 34 (29.06%) Requirements Analysis
18 32 (27.35%) Derivative
18 32 (27.35%) Test Management
18 32 (27.35%) Fixed Income
18 32 (27.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 30 (25.64%) SQL
19 30 (25.64%) Equities
20 28 (23.93%) Java
21 25 (21.37%) ISEB

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (6.84%) IIS
2 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.42%) MySQL
3 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (49.57%) Selenium
2 49 (41.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (40.17%) FitNesse
4 38 (32.48%) Cucumber
5 35 (29.91%) SpecFlow
6 16 (13.68%) JIRA
7 13 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 11 (9.40%) Visual Studio
9 6 (5.13%) JMeter
9 6 (5.13%) Behat
10 4 (3.42%) Zephyr
11 3 (2.56%) JUnit
12 2 (1.71%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.85%) Subversion
13 1 (0.85%) Maven
13 1 (0.85%) TestNG
13 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.85%) Ranorex
General
1 66 (56.41%) Finance
2 25 (21.37%) Back Office
3 7 (5.98%) Front Office
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Marketing
6 3 (2.56%) Electronics
6 3 (2.56%) Law
6 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.90%) Web Services
2 37 (31.62%) .NET
3 34 (29.06%) Gherkin
4 23 (19.66%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.13%) RESTful
6 5 (4.27%) XML
7 4 (3.42%) REST
7 4 (3.42%) SOAP
8 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (42.74%) Client/Server
2 32 (27.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (27.35%) Fixed Income
2 32 (27.35%) Derivative
3 30 (25.64%) Equities
4 12 (10.26%) Contract for Difference
5 9 (7.69%) Java Card
6 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.56%) DTV
7 3 (2.56%) Replication
8 2 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.71%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Linux
2 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (54.70%) SDLC
3 55 (47.01%) Test Automation
3 55 (47.01%) BDD
4 48 (41.03%) Software Testing
5 45 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (34.19%) Automated Testing
7 34 (29.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 32 (27.35%) Test Management
9 24 (20.51%) Test Scripting
10 18 (15.38%) Automation Testing
10 18 (15.38%) Scrum
11 17 (14.53%) TDD
12 15 (12.82%) Performance Testing
12 15 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (10.26%) Manual Testing
14 11 (9.40%) System Testing
15 10 (8.55%) Test Strategy
16 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
17 8 (6.84%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.70%) C#
2 30 (25.64%) SQL
3 28 (23.93%) Java
4 6 (5.13%) PHP
4 6 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.71%) VBScript
5 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) ISEB
2 18 (15.38%) Degree
3 12 (10.26%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.13%) HND
5 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) HP
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) Telerik
5 1 (0.85%) New Relic
5 1 (0.85%) ForgeRock
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