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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 830 874 833
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 56 51 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.043% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.045% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 60
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%

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
101925 112965 102678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.63% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 83823 92812 85368
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +37 42 £50,000 - 6
London +45 33 £60,000 +14.28% 4
City of London +57 23 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South Wales - 8 £40,000 -
Wales - 8 £40,000 -
Newport - 6 £40,000 -
Scotland +17 5 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Livingston - 5 £40,000 - 1
West Lothian - 5 £40,000 - 1
South East +11 4 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Essex +12 2 £38,750 -26.19%
East of England +10 2 £38,750 -26.19%
Torfaen - 2 £33,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Newbury - 2 £50,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £38,750 -
Cwmbran - 2 £33,750 -
Surrey +15 1 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £31,500 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £44,000 - 1
Northampton - 1 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £44,000 - 1

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 87 (100.00%) QA
2 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (50.57%) Finance
4 41 (47.13%) Automated Testing
5 39 (44.83%) Selenium
6 31 (35.63%) SDLC
7 29 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 29 (33.33%) BDD
7 29 (33.33%) C#
8 28 (32.18%) Software Testing
9 27 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (28.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 24 (27.59%) Cucumber
12 23 (26.44%) Scrum
12 23 (26.44%) SQL
13 21 (24.14%) Web Services
13 21 (24.14%) ISEB
14 19 (21.84%) TDD
14 19 (21.84%) FitNesse
15 18 (20.69%) Manual Testing
15 18 (20.69%) .NET
15 18 (20.69%) Test Strategy
15 18 (20.69%) SpecFlow
16 17 (19.54%) Client/Server
16 17 (19.54%) Windows
17 15 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
17 15 (17.24%) Gherkin
18 14 (16.09%) Test Management
18 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 6 (6.90%) IIS
2 3 (3.45%) Confluence
2 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) Big Data
3 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (44.83%) Selenium
2 27 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (27.59%) Cucumber
4 19 (21.84%) FitNesse
5 18 (20.69%) SpecFlow
6 11 (12.64%) JIRA
6 11 (12.64%) WebDriver
7 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
8 7 (8.05%) JMeter
9 6 (6.90%) Behat
9 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.45%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.30%) TestDirector
11 2 (2.30%) WATIR
11 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
11 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.30%) Capybara
12 1 (1.15%) Appium
12 1 (1.15%) TestLink
General
1 44 (50.57%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Back Office
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) Web Services
2 18 (20.69%) .NET
3 15 (17.24%) Gherkin
4 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.20%) RESTful
6 5 (5.75%) XML
7 3 (3.45%) REST
7 3 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Client/Server
2 12 (13.79%) Derivative
2 12 (13.79%) Fixed Income
2 12 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (13.79%) Equities
3 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Java Card
5 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.45%) Replication
6 2 (2.30%) DTV
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) Automated Testing
3 31 (35.63%) SDLC
4 29 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 29 (33.33%) BDD
5 28 (32.18%) Software Testing
6 25 (28.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (26.44%) Scrum
8 19 (21.84%) TDD
9 18 (20.69%) Manual Testing
9 18 (20.69%) Test Strategy
10 15 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (16.09%) Test Management
11 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
12 13 (14.94%) Automation Testing
13 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
13 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (13.79%) Performance Testing
14 9 (10.34%) Security Testing
15 8 (9.20%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) C#
2 23 (26.44%) SQL
3 14 (16.09%) Java
4 6 (6.90%) PHP
5 4 (4.60%) Python
6 3 (3.45%) VBScript
7 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) ISEB
2 13 (14.94%) Degree
3 12 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.90%) HND
5 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) New Relic
5 1 (1.15%) Telerik
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