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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 841 903 840
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 51 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.022% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.024% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 51 25 40
Average salary £60,000 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -29.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -36.36%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 20 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 31 July 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 +39 46 £60,000 +53.84% 11
London +56 39 £60,000 +14.28% 9
City of London +54 31 £60,000 +84.61% 4
Livingston - 5 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 5 £40,000 -
Scotland - 5 £40,000 -
South East +2 4 £38,750 -21.71% 1
Berkshire - 2 £38,750 -
Newbury - 2 £38,750 -
Surrey +15 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Manchester +1 1 £35,000 -
North West -9 1 £35,000 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 - 1
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Northampton - 1 £30,000 -
Oxford - 1 £32,500 - 1
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £30,000 -

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 98 (100.00%) QA
2 71 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (55.10%) Finance
4 50 (51.02%) SDLC
5 48 (48.98%) C#
6 46 (46.94%) Selenium
7 41 (41.84%) Test Automation
7 41 (41.84%) BDD
8 39 (39.80%) Automated Testing
9 38 (38.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (36.73%) FitNesse
10 36 (36.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (35.71%) Software Testing
12 34 (34.69%) Client/Server
13 32 (32.65%) Web Services
13 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
14 28 (28.57%) SQL
15 27 (27.55%) Cucumber
16 26 (26.53%) Windows
17 25 (25.51%) .NET
18 24 (24.49%) Requirements Analysis
18 24 (24.49%) SpecFlow
18 24 (24.49%) Gherkin
19 23 (23.47%) Scrum
20 22 (22.45%) Java
21 21 (21.43%) Fixed Income
21 21 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 21 (21.43%) Test Management
21 21 (21.43%) Derivative
22 20 (20.41%) Equities

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (8.16%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (46.94%) Selenium
2 38 (38.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (36.73%) FitNesse
4 27 (27.55%) Cucumber
5 24 (24.49%) SpecFlow
6 14 (14.29%) JIRA
7 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
8 10 (10.20%) WebDriver
9 7 (7.14%) JMeter
10 6 (6.12%) Behat
11 4 (4.08%) Zephyr
12 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
12 2 (2.04%) TestDirector
13 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
13 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
13 1 (1.02%) Maven
13 1 (1.02%) JUnit
13 1 (1.02%) TestNG
13 1 (1.02%) Calabash
13 1 (1.02%) Ranorex
General
1 54 (55.10%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Back Office
3 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.06%) Law
4 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) Web Services
2 25 (25.51%) .NET
3 24 (24.49%) Gherkin
4 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.12%) XML
5 6 (6.12%) RESTful
6 4 (4.08%) REST
6 4 (4.08%) SOAP
7 1 (1.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.69%) Client/Server
2 21 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (21.43%) Fixed Income
2 21 (21.43%) Derivative
3 20 (20.41%) Equities
4 9 (9.18%) Java Card
5 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.10%) Contract for Difference
7 3 (3.06%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.06%) DTV
7 3 (3.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (51.02%) SDLC
3 41 (41.84%) Test Automation
3 41 (41.84%) BDD
4 39 (39.80%) Automated Testing
5 36 (36.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 24 (24.49%) Requirements Analysis
8 23 (23.47%) Scrum
9 21 (21.43%) Test Management
10 19 (19.39%) Test Scripting
11 18 (18.37%) Automation Testing
12 17 (17.35%) TDD
13 14 (14.29%) Performance Testing
14 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.27%) Test Strategy
15 12 (12.24%) Mentoring
16 11 (11.22%) Manual Testing
17 10 (10.20%) System Testing
18 9 (9.18%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.98%) C#
2 28 (28.57%) SQL
3 22 (22.45%) Java
4 6 (6.12%) PHP
4 6 (6.12%) Python
5 3 (3.06%) VBScript
6 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.02%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) ISEB
2 16 (16.33%) Degree
3 11 (11.22%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.12%) HND
5 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (3.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) Telerik
5 1 (1.02%) New Relic
5 1 (1.02%) ForgeRock
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