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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 870 889 939
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 45 67 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.061% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.064% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 38
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +34 42 £48,750 -7.14% 6
London +21 28 £50,000 -16.66% 4
West Midlands 0 6 £36,750 +13.07%
North West +20 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester +13 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Birmingham - 3 £36,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 - 1
City of London +38 2 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Altrincham - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +32 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £28,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 £50,000 -

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 88 (100.00%) QA
2 70 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (51.14%) SQL
4 33 (37.50%) Selenium
5 27 (30.68%) Java
6 23 (26.14%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (23.86%) C#
7 21 (23.86%) Unix
7 21 (23.86%) ISEB
8 20 (22.73%) Finance
8 20 (22.73%) ISTQB
9 19 (21.59%) Test Scripting
9 19 (21.59%) WebDriver
10 18 (20.45%) Degree
11 17 (19.32%) Shell Script
12 16 (18.18%) Regression Testing
12 16 (18.18%) .NET
12 16 (18.18%) Scrum
12 16 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
13 15 (17.05%) Functional Testing
13 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
13 15 (17.05%) Software Testing
13 15 (17.05%) LoadRunner
14 14 (15.91%) Test Strategy
14 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
15 13 (14.77%) Appium
15 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
16 12 (13.64%) JIRA
16 12 (13.64%) Cucumber
16 12 (13.64%) BDD

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 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) Confluence
2 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Drupal
3 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) Big Data
2 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) Selenium
2 19 (21.59%) WebDriver
3 15 (17.05%) LoadRunner
4 13 (14.77%) Appium
5 12 (13.64%) Cucumber
5 12 (13.64%) JIRA
6 5 (5.68%) FitNesse
6 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.68%) JMeter
7 4 (4.55%) Ant
7 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.41%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.41%) JUnit
8 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.27%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.27%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.14%) MSTest
10 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Law
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Publishing
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) .NET
2 11 (12.50%) CSS
2 11 (12.50%) HTML
3 8 (9.09%) REST
3 8 (9.09%) Web Services
4 6 (6.82%) Gherkin
4 6 (6.82%) XML
5 3 (3.41%) SOAP
6 2 (2.27%) J2EE
6 2 (2.27%) JSON
7 1 (1.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.41%) Contract for Difference
5 3 (3.41%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.41%) Derivative
5 3 (3.41%) Equities
5 3 (3.41%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.41%) Spread Betting
6 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.27%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Unix
2 7 (7.95%) Android
2 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.95%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.59%) Test Scripting
3 16 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 16 (18.18%) Scrum
4 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
4 15 (17.05%) Functional Testing
4 15 (17.05%) Software Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
5 14 (15.91%) Test Strategy
6 12 (13.64%) BDD
6 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 11 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 11 (12.50%) Project Management
8 9 (10.23%) System Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Data Validation
9 8 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.09%) Validation
10 7 (7.95%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) SQL
2 27 (30.68%) Java
3 21 (23.86%) C#
4 17 (19.32%) Shell Script
5 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.41%) Perl
6 3 (3.41%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) Groovy
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) ISEB
2 20 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 18 (20.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (2.27%) Apple
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) HP
4 1 (1.14%) SAP
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