The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 887 929 979
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 23 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.031% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 7
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,000 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
90765 105251 110157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76040 87694 88974
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
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 £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Senior QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior QA Test Analyst in the job title.

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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

Senior QA Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
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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 +44 23 £50,000 +11.11% 2
London +30 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West +15 2 £37,500 +11.94%
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £37,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Senior QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Senior QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) Java
5 17 (34.69%) Unix
5 17 (34.69%) Selenium
6 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
6 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (30.61%) ISEB
6 15 (30.61%) LoadRunner
6 15 (30.61%) Shell Script
7 14 (28.57%) C#
7 14 (28.57%) Appium
8 12 (24.49%) Degree
8 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
8 12 (24.49%) Regression Testing
9 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.41%) Project Management
10 10 (20.41%) WebDriver
11 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
11 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
12 8 (16.33%) System Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Data Validation
12 8 (16.33%) Validation
12 8 (16.33%) Scrum
12 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
13 7 (14.29%) Finance

Senior QA Test 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 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Selenium
2 15 (30.61%) LoadRunner
3 14 (28.57%) Appium
4 10 (20.41%) WebDriver
5 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
6 6 (12.24%) JIRA
7 4 (8.16%) Fiddler
8 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
8 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.08%) Ant
10 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.04%) JMeter
10 1 (2.04%) JUnit
10 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
10 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.04%) TestRail
10 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) REST
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Spread Betting
4 2 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Unix
2 5 (10.20%) Android
2 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Regression Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
4 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Project Management
6 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Data Validation
7 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
7 8 (16.33%) System Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Validation
8 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
12 3 (6.12%) BDD
12 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
12 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) SQL
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) Shell Script
4 14 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) ISEB
1 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
2 12 (24.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Apple
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
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