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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 872 902 952
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 40 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.067% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.070% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 31 69 35
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,300 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +24 39 £50,000 +5.26% 3
London +23 28 £50,000 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -6 5 £37,500 +15.38%
City of London +29 4 £62,500 -3.84%
Coventry - 3 £37,500 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
North West +5 2 £37,500 +11.94%
Manchester 0 2 £37,500 +13.63%
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +32 1 - -
Altrincham +11 1 £37,500 +20.96%
Dunstable - 1 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £28,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 78 (100.00%) QA
2 65 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (46.15%) SQL
4 32 (41.03%) Selenium
5 23 (29.49%) Java
6 21 (26.92%) C#
6 21 (26.92%) ISEB
7 19 (24.36%) Unix
7 19 (24.36%) Finance
7 19 (24.36%) ISTQB
8 17 (21.79%) Shell Script
9 16 (20.51%) WebDriver
9 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
10 15 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
10 15 (19.23%) LoadRunner
11 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
11 14 (17.95%) Degree
12 13 (16.67%) Appium
12 13 (16.67%) Cucumber
12 13 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
13 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
13 12 (15.38%) JIRA
13 12 (15.38%) Scrum
13 12 (15.38%) .NET
14 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
14 11 (14.10%) Project Management
14 11 (14.10%) BDD
14 11 (14.10%) Functional Testing

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 2 (2.56%) Confluence
1 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.28%) Drupal
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
1 1 (1.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Big Data
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (41.03%) Selenium
2 16 (20.51%) WebDriver
3 15 (19.23%) LoadRunner
4 13 (16.67%) Appium
4 13 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 12 (15.38%) JIRA
6 7 (8.97%) FitNesse
7 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.13%) Fiddler
9 3 (3.85%) Ant
9 3 (3.85%) JMeter
9 3 (3.85%) JUnit
9 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.56%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.56%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.28%) NUnit
11 1 (1.28%) PhantomJS
11 1 (1.28%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Front Office
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) .NET
2 10 (12.82%) CSS
2 10 (12.82%) HTML
3 9 (11.54%) REST
4 6 (7.69%) Gherkin
5 5 (6.41%) Web Services
5 5 (6.41%) XML
6 2 (2.56%) J2EE
6 2 (2.56%) JSON
6 2 (2.56%) SOAP
7 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.41%) Contract for Difference
4 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.13%) Derivative
4 4 (5.13%) Equities
4 4 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.13%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.85%) Spread Betting
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Unix
2 7 (8.97%) Android
2 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
2 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
4 13 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 12 (15.38%) Scrum
5 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 11 (14.10%) BDD
6 11 (14.10%) Functional Testing
6 11 (14.10%) Project Management
7 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
8 9 (11.54%) Defect Management
8 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.26%) Data Validation
9 8 (10.26%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.26%) System Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Validation
10 6 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) Java
3 21 (26.92%) C#
4 17 (21.79%) Shell Script
5 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) ISEB
2 19 (24.36%) ISTQB
3 14 (17.95%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) IBM
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe
3 1 (1.28%) Apple
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago