The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 896 919 903
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 39 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.017% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.018% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 32
Average salary £43,750 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,750 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst within the UK.

Senior QA Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior QA Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 37 £42,500 -12.82% 3
London +16 18 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Merseyside - 6 £32,500 -
North West - 6 £32,500 - 1
Liverpool - 6 £32,500 -
South West -10 4 £50,000 +25.00%
City of London - 4 £47,500 -
Croydon - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucester - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £28,750 -
Devon - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £28,750 -
Coventry - 2 £46,250 -
North East - 2 £28,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £46,250 -
South East +15 1 £45,000 -7.69%
Yorkshire +6 1 £34,000 -13.92% 1
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £34,000 -
Hull - 1 £34,000 -

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 87 (100.00%) QA
2 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.93%) C#
4 30 (34.48%) Selenium
4 30 (34.48%) Test Scripting
5 28 (32.18%) SQL
6 24 (27.59%) Scrum
7 22 (25.29%) WebDriver
8 21 (24.14%) Java
9 20 (22.99%) ISEB
9 20 (22.99%) BDD
9 20 (22.99%) Mentoring
10 18 (20.69%) ISTQB
10 18 (20.69%) TDD
11 16 (18.39%) Cucumber
11 16 (18.39%) SDLC
12 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
12 15 (17.24%) Finance
13 14 (16.09%) Test Automation
14 13 (14.94%) Mobile App
14 13 (14.94%) Law
14 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
14 13 (14.94%) Test Management
15 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (13.79%) Gherkin
16 11 (12.64%) HP
17 10 (11.49%) Validation
17 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
17 10 (11.49%) Functional Testing
17 10 (11.49%) SpecFlow

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.60%) IIS
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Selenium
2 22 (25.29%) WebDriver
3 16 (18.39%) Cucumber
4 10 (11.49%) SpecFlow
5 9 (10.34%) Geb
5 9 (10.34%) RSpec
6 8 (9.20%) JIRA
7 6 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.75%) HP UFT
9 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.30%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.15%) Appium
12 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.15%) JMeter
12 1 (1.15%) JUnit
12 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.15%) TestNG
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Law
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) Gherkin
2 7 (8.05%) Web Services
3 5 (5.75%) .NET
4 4 (4.60%) CSS
4 4 (4.60%) HTML
5 3 (3.45%) Middleware
5 3 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Fintech
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.15%) Derivative
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Android
2 7 (8.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) Test Scripting
3 24 (27.59%) Scrum
4 20 (22.99%) BDD
4 20 (22.99%) Mentoring
5 18 (20.69%) TDD
6 16 (18.39%) SDLC
7 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
8 14 (16.09%) Test Automation
9 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
9 13 (14.94%) Test Management
10 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.49%) Functional Testing
11 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
11 10 (11.49%) Validation
12 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.05%) Automated Testing
13 7 (8.05%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (8.05%) Software Delivery
14 6 (6.90%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) C#
2 28 (32.18%) SQL
3 21 (24.14%) Java
4 6 (6.90%) Groovy
5 3 (3.45%) C
5 3 (3.45%) C++
5 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.45%) Python
5 3 (3.45%) R
5 3 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) ISEB
2 18 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) HP
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Apple
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