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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 887 946 961
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 27 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.031% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.032% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 10
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,975
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £46,050
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +32 27 £50,000 +11.11% 2
London +17 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Manchester - 4 £37,500 -
North West - 4 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £36,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £36,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £37,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £50,000 -
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 31 August 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 53 (100.00%) QA
2 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) SQL
4 22 (41.51%) Java
5 19 (35.85%) Unix
6 17 (32.08%) Selenium
6 17 (32.08%) Test Scripting
7 16 (30.19%) C#
8 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
8 15 (28.30%) LoadRunner
8 15 (28.30%) ISTQB
8 15 (28.30%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (26.42%) Degree
9 14 (26.42%) ISEB
10 13 (24.53%) Regression Testing
10 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (22.64%) Appium
11 12 (22.64%) Functional Testing
12 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
12 11 (20.75%) Scrum
12 11 (20.75%) Automated Testing
13 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.87%) Project Management
13 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
13 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
14 8 (15.09%) System Testing
14 8 (15.09%) Data Validation
14 8 (15.09%) Validation
14 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
15 7 (13.21%) Mentoring

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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Selenium
2 15 (28.30%) LoadRunner
3 12 (22.64%) Appium
4 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
5 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.55%) JIRA
7 3 (5.66%) Fiddler
7 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.77%) Ant
8 2 (3.77%) JMeter
9 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.89%) JUnit
9 1 (1.89%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.89%) TestRail
9 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.55%) REST
2 4 (7.55%) Web Services
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.66%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.89%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Unix
2 4 (7.55%) Android
2 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Test Scripting
3 15 (28.30%) Non-Functional Testing
4 13 (24.53%) Regression Testing
5 12 (22.64%) Functional Testing
6 11 (20.75%) Automated Testing
6 11 (20.75%) Scrum
7 10 (18.87%) Project Management
7 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Data Validation
8 8 (15.09%) System Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Validation
9 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
9 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
10 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
12 4 (7.55%) Automation Testing
12 4 (7.55%) BDD
12 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.55%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 22 (41.51%) Java
3 16 (30.19%) C#
4 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Groovy
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) ISTQB
2 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 14 (26.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) Apple
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