The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 868 809 821
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 49 74 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.067% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.070% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 35 71 99
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 17 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -75 45 £47,500 +3.26% 8
London -57 34 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Docklands, London +11 10 £52,500 +40.00%
South East -18 10 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Surrey - 6 - - 2
Chertsey - 6 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £37,500 -
Scotland - 4 - -
City of London -17 3 - -
Wembley - 3 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £36,250 -
High Wycombe - 2 £37,500 -
Nottingham 0 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - -
East Midlands -22 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 114 (100.00%) QA
2 55 (48.25%) Automated Testing
3 50 (43.86%) Finance
4 45 (39.47%) Test Scripting
5 41 (35.96%) ISEB
6 36 (31.58%) Selenium
7 34 (29.82%) ISTQB
7 34 (29.82%) Degree
8 33 (28.95%) SQL
9 31 (27.19%) Microsoft
10 30 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (23.68%) XML
12 26 (22.81%) Linux
12 26 (22.81%) C#
12 26 (22.81%) Computer Science
13 25 (21.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (21.93%) Automation Testing
14 24 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 24 (21.05%) Banking
15 23 (20.18%) Windows
16 20 (17.54%) FitNesse
16 20 (17.54%) Manual Testing
17 19 (16.67%) Test Automation
17 19 (16.67%) HTML
17 19 (16.67%) .NET
17 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
18 18 (15.79%) OO
19 17 (14.91%) Software Testing
19 17 (14.91%) Scrum
19 17 (14.91%) HP Quality Center

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) Node.js
2 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Office
2 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Monis
2 4 (3.51%) FastVal
2 4 (3.51%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (31.58%) Selenium
2 25 (21.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (17.54%) FitNesse
4 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 15 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (8.77%) WebDriver
7 8 (7.02%) Subversion
8 6 (5.26%) Serena SBM
8 6 (5.26%) SilkTest
8 6 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (5.26%) ClearCase
8 6 (5.26%) TestComplete
9 5 (4.39%) WatiN
9 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.39%) NUnit
10 4 (3.51%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.75%) Maven
12 2 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 50 (43.86%) Finance
2 24 (21.05%) Banking
3 14 (12.28%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Front Office
4 6 (5.26%) Back Office
5 5 (4.39%) Retail
6 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.63%) Marketing
8 2 (1.75%) Automotive
9 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.68%) XML
2 19 (16.67%) HTML
2 19 (16.67%) .NET
3 16 (14.04%) Web Services
4 14 (12.28%) Apache Flex
4 14 (12.28%) HTML5
5 6 (5.26%) ODBC
6 2 (1.75%) WSH
6 2 (1.75%) CSS
7 1 (0.88%) SOAP
7 1 (0.88%) DOM
7 1 (0.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.04%) Replication
3 6 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.51%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.75%) Derivative
6 2 (1.75%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.75%) Open Source
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.81%) Linux
2 23 (20.18%) Windows
3 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (14.04%) Mac OS
3 16 (14.04%) Windows 8
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Vista
3 16 (14.04%) Windows XP
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.26%) UNIX
5 3 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.25%) Automated Testing
2 45 (39.47%) Test Scripting
3 30 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.93%) Automation Testing
5 20 (17.54%) Manual Testing
6 19 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 18 (15.79%) OO
8 17 (14.91%) Software Testing
8 17 (14.91%) Scrum
9 16 (14.04%) Agile Testing
9 16 (14.04%) OOP
10 11 (9.65%) TDD
10 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.77%) Asset Management
12 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 9 (7.89%) Test Management
12 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
13 8 (7.02%) Release Management
13 8 (7.02%) Performance Testing
14 7 (6.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.95%) SQL
2 26 (22.81%) C#
3 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
3 16 (14.04%) VB
4 8 (7.02%) Java
5 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.75%) Python
7 2 (1.75%) PHP
7 2 (1.75%) C
7 2 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (35.96%) ISEB
2 34 (29.82%) ISTQB
2 34 (29.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) SunGard
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) VMware
4 6 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Please get in touch to discuss salary information
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
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