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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 873 840 858
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 29 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.034% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.036% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 38
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £32,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -14.66%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 16 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 19 September 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 -26 29 £55,000 +22.22% 3
London -39 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
City of London +3 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West - 4 £35,000 -
Manchester - 4 £35,000 -
South East -14 3 £42,500 +32.81%
West Yorkshire - 3 £44,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £44,500 -
Leeds - 3 £44,500 -
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands -14 1 £30,000 -15.49%
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £30,000 -
Bedford - 1 £37,500 -
Nuneaton - 1 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £37,500 -

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 78 (100.00%) QA
2 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.72%) Finance
4 36 (46.15%) Selenium
5 29 (37.18%) Automated Testing
6 28 (35.90%) SQL
7 27 (34.62%) ISEB
8 24 (30.77%) Degree
8 24 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 24 (30.77%) Automation Testing
9 23 (29.49%) C#
10 22 (28.21%) Regression Testing
10 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
11 21 (26.92%) Manual Testing
11 21 (26.92%) Web Services
12 20 (25.64%) .NET
12 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
13 18 (23.08%) TestComplete
14 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
15 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
16 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
16 15 (19.23%) WebDriver
17 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
17 14 (17.95%) Java
18 13 (16.67%) FitNesse
19 11 (14.10%) QuickTest Pro
19 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
19 11 (14.10%) Test Management

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.28%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.28%) IIS
1 1 (1.28%) Apache
1 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SSDT
4 1 (1.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 36 (46.15%) Selenium
2 24 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (23.08%) TestComplete
4 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
5 15 (19.23%) WebDriver
6 13 (16.67%) FitNesse
7 11 (14.10%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
9 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
9 8 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (10.26%) ClearCase
9 8 (10.26%) Subversion
9 8 (10.26%) SilkTest
10 6 (7.69%) NUnit
11 5 (6.41%) Maven
11 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
11 5 (6.41%) WatiN
12 4 (5.13%) TestNG
12 4 (5.13%) LoadUI
12 4 (5.13%) JMeter
General
1 38 (48.72%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
2 8 (10.26%) Front Office
2 8 (10.26%) Back Office
3 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) Web Services
2 20 (25.64%) .NET
3 9 (11.54%) HTML
4 8 (10.26%) ODBC
5 6 (7.69%) Apache Flex
5 6 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (2.56%) RESTful
7 1 (1.28%) WCF
7 1 (1.28%) LINQ
7 1 (1.28%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.28%) XML
7 1 (1.28%) J2EE
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.26%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.26%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) Automated Testing
3 24 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 24 (30.77%) Automation Testing
4 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
4 22 (28.21%) Regression Testing
5 21 (26.92%) Manual Testing
6 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.10%) Test Management
7 11 (14.10%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.26%) Workflow
8 8 (10.26%) TDD
8 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
8 8 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (10.26%) Scrum
9 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) C#
3 14 (17.95%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.13%) VBScript
5 4 (5.13%) Groovy
6 3 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.56%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) Scala
7 2 (2.56%) C
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (34.62%) ISEB
2 24 (30.77%) Degree
3 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.28%) CISSP
5 1 (1.28%) CISM
5 1 (1.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) SunGard
2 8 (10.26%) VMware
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) Progress
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