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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 868 867 824
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 46 54 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.045% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.048% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 70
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £34,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
105040 113071 104868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85862 91852 87227
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 27 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 28 April 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 +11 34 £50,000 +5.26% 6
London +15 19 £57,500 +9.52% 3
City of London +43 9 £60,000 -
South East 0 8 £52,500 +40.00% 1
South Wales - 8 £40,000 -
Wales - 8 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £52,500 -
Newport - 6 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +13 2 £40,750 -45.66% 1
Torfaen - 2 £33,750 -
Newbury - 2 £50,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £38,750 - 1
Cwmbran - 2 £33,750 -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 -
Livingston - 2 £40,750 - 1
Essex - 2 £38,750 - 1
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £40,750 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands +15 1 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham -4 1 £45,000 -
Bristol - 1 £44,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £44,000 -

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 80 (100.00%) QA
2 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (50.00%) Selenium
3 40 (50.00%) Finance
4 37 (46.25%) Automated Testing
5 27 (33.75%) BDD
6 26 (32.50%) Software Testing
7 25 (31.25%) C#
8 24 (30.00%) ISEB
8 24 (30.00%) Scrum
8 24 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (27.50%) Test Automation
9 22 (27.50%) Test Strategy
10 20 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 20 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 19 (23.75%) Automation Testing
12 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
12 17 (21.25%) FitNesse
12 17 (21.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (21.25%) SQL
12 17 (21.25%) Web Services
13 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (20.00%) Windows
13 16 (20.00%) TDD
14 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
15 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (17.50%) Java
15 14 (17.50%) .NET
16 13 (16.25%) SpecFlow
17 12 (15.00%) Visual Studio

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (3.75%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.75%) Big Data
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (50.00%) Selenium
2 24 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 17 (21.25%) FitNesse
5 13 (16.25%) SpecFlow
6 12 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 11 (13.75%) JIRA
8 10 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
10 6 (7.50%) Behat
11 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.75%) Capybara
11 3 (3.75%) WATIR
11 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (2.50%) Zephyr
12 2 (2.50%) TestDirector
12 2 (2.50%) JMeter
13 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
13 1 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 40 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Back Office
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) Web Services
2 14 (17.50%) .NET
3 9 (11.25%) RESTful
3 9 (11.25%) Gherkin
4 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (2.50%) SOAP
6 2 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.00%) Open Source
3 7 (8.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (8.75%) Fixed Income
3 7 (8.75%) Equities
3 7 (8.75%) Derivative
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.75%) Replication
5 3 (3.75%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Wiki
7 1 (1.25%) DTV
7 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.25%) Physics
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.25%) Automated Testing
3 27 (33.75%) BDD
4 26 (32.50%) Software Testing
5 24 (30.00%) Scrum
6 22 (27.50%) Test Automation
6 22 (27.50%) Test Strategy
7 20 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 19 (23.75%) Automation Testing
9 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
9 17 (21.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (20.00%) TDD
11 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
13 10 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (11.25%) Test Management
14 9 (11.25%) Requirements Analysis
15 7 (8.75%) Regression Testing
15 7 (8.75%) Security Testing
15 7 (8.75%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) C#
2 17 (21.25%) SQL
3 14 (17.50%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) PHP
5 4 (5.00%) Python
6 3 (3.75%) Ruby
6 3 (3.75%) Scala
6 3 (3.75%) VBScript
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) ISEB
2 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.75%) Degree
4 6 (7.50%) HND
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Telerik
4 1 (1.25%) New Relic
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
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