The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 657 647 681
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 227 252 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 205 188 162
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Senior Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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 -30 197 £40,000 - 27
London -18 61 £43,500 -13.00% 12
South East -54 35 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Yorkshire -8 29 £37,500 +7.14% 4
City of London +10 27 £42,000 -11.57% 4
South West +8 24 £37,250 +20.16% 1
West Yorkshire -14 21 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Berkshire +3 19 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Reading +10 18 £42,500 +13.33% 1
North West -9 17 £37,500 +8.69% 3
East of England -6 16 £47,500 +31.94%
Manchester -17 10 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £47,500 +31.94%
South Yorkshire - 8 £39,250 - 2
Halifax - 8 £37,500 -
Bristol +2 7 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds -13 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Exeter +14 6 - -
Scotland +3 6 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Bradford +2 6 £36,500 -
Devon +1 6 - -
West Midlands -17 6 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Somerset +11 5 £37,000 +24.52%
East Midlands +11 5 £41,250 +10.00%
Cardiff -9 5 £29,129 -28.07%
Hertfordshire -11 5 £37,500 -6.25%
South Wales -13 5 £29,129 -28.07%
Wales -19 5 £29,129 -27.17%
Surrey -21 5 £35,000 -10.25%
Gloucestershire - 5 £37,500 -

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 235 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (37.68%) ISEB
3 158 (32.18%) Test Scripting
4 157 (31.98%) Finance
5 150 (30.55%) SQL
6 147 (29.94%) QA
7 139 (28.31%) ISTQB
8 131 (26.68%) Software Testing
9 128 (26.07%) Manual Testing
10 118 (24.03%) Selenium
11 109 (22.20%) HP Quality Center
12 108 (22.00%) Automated Testing
13 90 (18.33%) Test Management
14 89 (18.13%) Test Strategy
15 87 (17.72%) QuickTest Pro
16 85 (17.31%) Automation Testing
17 83 (16.90%) User Acceptance Testing
18 77 (15.68%) Regression Testing
19 74 (15.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 70 (14.26%) Scrum
21 66 (13.44%) HP
21 66 (13.44%) Test Automation
22 61 (12.42%) Security Cleared
23 57 (11.61%) Banking
23 57 (11.61%) Java
23 57 (11.61%) .NET
24 56 (11.41%) Mentoring
25 54 (11.00%) JIRA
26 52 (10.59%) SC Cleared
26 52 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.24%) Confluence
2 10 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.81%) Node.js
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) MS Project
2 6 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.04%) SaaS
2 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.02%) LAN
1 5 (1.02%) WAN
1 5 (1.02%) HTTP
2 4 (0.81%) DNS
2 4 (0.81%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.02%) SQLPlus
7 5 (1.02%) Big Data
8 4 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.81%) MySQL
8 4 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (0.81%) Redis
8 4 (0.81%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.81%) DataStage
9 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.20%) DB2
11 1 (0.20%) OLAP
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 118 (24.03%) Selenium
2 87 (17.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 54 (11.00%) JIRA
4 52 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (8.96%) Visual Studio
6 41 (8.35%) SoapUI
7 31 (6.31%) WebDriver
8 26 (5.30%) Cucumber
9 20 (4.07%) TestDirector
10 19 (3.87%) LoadRunner
11 16 (3.26%) FitNesse
12 12 (2.44%) JMeter
12 12 (2.44%) WinRunner
12 12 (2.44%) Git (software)
12 12 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
13 10 (2.04%) Toad
14 8 (1.63%) MSTest
15 7 (1.43%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.43%) SpecFlow
16 6 (1.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 157 (31.98%) Finance
2 57 (11.61%) Banking
3 46 (9.37%) Retail
4 24 (4.89%) Retail Banking
5 19 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.22%) Legal
8 3 (0.61%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.61%) .NET
2 49 (9.98%) XML
3 42 (8.55%) Web Services
4 29 (5.91%) SOAP
5 16 (3.26%) HTML
6 14 (2.85%) CSS
7 12 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.04%) Gherkin
9 9 (1.83%) RESTful
10 7 (1.43%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.02%) WSDL
11 5 (1.02%) XSD
12 2 (0.41%) XHTML
12 2 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (0.20%) LAMP
13 1 (0.20%) Ajax
13 1 (0.20%) JSON
13 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.20%) HTML5
13 1 (0.20%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.46%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.44%) Open Source
4 8 (1.63%) Clustering
5 7 (1.43%) Statistics
5 7 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.02%) Wiki
7 5 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.61%) New Media
8 3 (0.61%) User Experience
8 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.61%) Equities
8 3 (0.61%) Derivative
8 3 (0.61%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.54%) Windows
2 26 (5.30%) Linux
3 15 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (2.65%) Windows XP
4 13 (2.65%) UNIX
5 10 (2.04%) Android
5 10 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (32.18%) Test Scripting
3 131 (26.68%) Software Testing
4 128 (26.07%) Manual Testing
5 108 (22.00%) Automated Testing
6 90 (18.33%) Test Management
7 89 (18.13%) Test Strategy
8 85 (17.31%) Automation Testing
9 83 (16.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 77 (15.68%) Regression Testing
11 70 (14.26%) Scrum
12 66 (13.44%) Test Automation
13 56 (11.41%) Mentoring
14 47 (9.57%) Performance Testing
15 42 (8.55%) System Testing
16 41 (8.35%) BDD
17 36 (7.33%) Test Planning
17 36 (7.33%) TDD
17 36 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 35 (7.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (30.55%) SQL
2 57 (11.61%) Java
3 51 (10.39%) C#
4 23 (4.68%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.87%) VBScript
6 15 (3.05%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.04%) Python
7 10 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.63%) C
9 7 (1.43%) VB
10 6 (1.22%) XPath
10 6 (1.22%) PHP
11 5 (1.02%) Perl
11 5 (1.02%) Groovy
11 5 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.02%) Ruby
12 3 (0.61%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 185 (37.68%) ISEB
2 139 (28.31%) ISTQB
3 74 (15.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 61 (12.42%) Security Cleared
5 52 (10.59%) SC Cleared
6 34 (6.92%) Degree
7 22 (4.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.41%) HNC
9 2 (0.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (29.94%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 109 (22.20%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (1.63%) Netcool
2 8 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 66 (13.44%) HP
2 41 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.68%) Oracle
4 11 (2.24%) IBM
5 10 (2.04%) SAP
6 8 (1.63%) Citrix
6 8 (1.63%) Veritas
6 8 (1.63%) McAfee
7 6 (1.22%) Capita
8 4 (0.81%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.61%) T-Plan
9 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.41%) webMethods
10 2 (0.41%) StatPro
10 2 (0.41%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.41%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.41%) SOASTA, Inc
11 1 (0.20%) Twitter
11 1 (0.20%) Aquila
11 1 (0.20%) Charles River
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Salary DOE plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Man
Progressive North
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Man
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bank of England
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquilaheywood
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago