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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 884 906 946
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 47 59 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.054% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.056% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 39
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,600 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 18 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 24 July 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 +38 41 £50,000 -2.43% 5
London +21 24 £50,000 -16.66% 4
North West +26 5 £37,500 +3.44%
Manchester 0 5 £37,500 +3.44%
West Midlands - 5 £36,000 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £40,500 -
East Midlands +7 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Altrincham - 3 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £28,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 91 (100.00%) QA
2 66 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (49.45%) SQL
4 31 (34.07%) Selenium
5 26 (28.57%) Java
6 24 (26.37%) .NET
7 23 (25.27%) Software Testing
7 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (24.18%) Functional Testing
8 22 (24.18%) C#
8 22 (24.18%) Unix
9 21 (23.08%) ISEB
9 21 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 19 (20.88%) WebDriver
10 19 (20.88%) Finance
10 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
11 18 (19.78%) Automated Testing
12 17 (18.68%) Degree
13 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.48%) Regression Testing
14 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
14 15 (16.48%) TDD
15 14 (15.38%) Project Management
16 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
16 13 (14.29%) Scrum
16 13 (14.29%) Test Strategy
16 13 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
17 12 (13.19%) BDD
17 12 (13.19%) Test Automation
17 12 (13.19%) Data Validation

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 (5.49%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
4 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) JasperReports
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 2 (2.20%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (34.07%) Selenium
2 19 (20.88%) WebDriver
3 12 (13.19%) LoadRunner
4 11 (12.09%) Cucumber
5 10 (10.99%) Appium
6 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.79%) JIRA
7 5 (5.49%) FitNesse
7 5 (5.49%) Hudson
7 5 (5.49%) JMeter
7 5 (5.49%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.30%) Ant
9 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.30%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.10%) Capybara
10 1 (1.10%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Law
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Back Office
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Front Office
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) .NET
2 11 (12.09%) CSS
2 11 (12.09%) HTML
3 7 (7.69%) Web Services
4 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.49%) Middleware
4 5 (5.49%) Swing
4 5 (5.49%) XML
5 4 (4.40%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.40%) REST
6 2 (2.20%) SOAP
7 1 (1.10%) J2EE
7 1 (1.10%) JSON
7 1 (1.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.79%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.40%) Derivative
5 4 (4.40%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.40%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.30%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.30%) Equities
6 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.30%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.20%) NHS
7 2 (2.20%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.10%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (1.10%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Unix
2 10 (10.99%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Android
3 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.40%) Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) Software Testing
3 22 (24.18%) Functional Testing
4 21 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 18 (19.78%) Automated Testing
6 15 (16.48%) Regression Testing
6 15 (16.48%) TDD
7 14 (15.38%) Project Management
8 13 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (14.29%) Scrum
8 13 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 12 (13.19%) BDD
9 12 (13.19%) Data Validation
9 12 (13.19%) Test Automation
9 12 (13.19%) Validation
10 11 (12.09%) Manual Testing
10 11 (12.09%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.89%) Defect Management
12 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.79%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (49.45%) SQL
2 26 (28.57%) Java
3 22 (24.18%) C#
4 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.59%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) ISEB
2 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
3 17 (18.68%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) HP
5 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
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