The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 653 699 769
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 230 279 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 189 229 193
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Senior Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 8 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +40 199 £40,000 -5.88% 12
South East +74 54 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire +51 45 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Yorkshire +64 44 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West +31 35 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Leeds +54 34 £40,000 +6.66% 1
London -19 30 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Somerset - 25 £32,500 -
Bradford +16 21 £40,000 -5.88%
South Wales +4 21 £34,000 -17.57%
Wales 0 21 £34,000 -17.57%
Surrey +35 20 £45,000 -
North West -39 16 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hampshire +13 12 £45,000 - 1
Cardiff 0 11 £33,500 -18.78%
Oxfordshire +29 10 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Gloucestershire -8 9 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Cheshire -7 8 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Taunton - 8 £32,500 -
Reigate - 8 £47,500 -
Kent +19 7 £42,500 +24.08%
North East +14 7 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 7 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Tyne and Wear +4 7 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Redhill - 7 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £31,500 - 2
West Midlands -2 6 £37,608 -16.42% 2
City of London +8 5 £65,000 +30.00%
East of England -1 5 £57,500 +14.42%
Basingstoke - 5 £45,000 -

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Senior 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 286 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (38.86%) Selenium
3 144 (35.64%) ISEB
4 140 (34.65%) Test Automation
5 133 (32.92%) Finance
6 123 (30.45%) ISTQB
7 107 (26.49%) SQL
8 101 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 96 (23.76%) Regression Testing
10 88 (21.78%) Manual Testing
11 86 (21.29%) Test Scripting
12 83 (20.54%) QA
13 79 (19.55%) Cucumber
14 78 (19.31%) Automated Testing
15 74 (18.32%) User Acceptance Testing
16 67 (16.58%) Microsoft
17 66 (16.34%) WebDriver
18 65 (16.09%) Non-Functional Testing
19 62 (15.35%) Waterfall
19 62 (15.35%) Automation Testing
19 62 (15.35%) Java
19 62 (15.35%) Scrum
20 61 (15.10%) Test Strategy
20 61 (15.10%) SDLC
21 60 (14.85%) JIRA
22 57 (14.11%) Functional Testing
23 56 (13.86%) Mentoring
23 56 (13.86%) Test Management
24 53 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
25 51 (12.62%) Performance Testing

Senior 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 7 (1.73%) Confluence
2 5 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.99%) CMS
3 4 (0.99%) Drupal
3 4 (0.99%) WordPress
4 3 (0.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Magento
1 4 (0.99%) Shopify
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.49%) Office 365
3 4 (0.99%) Basecamp
3 4 (0.99%) G Suite
3 4 (0.99%) Slack
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.22%) LAN
2 12 (2.97%) WAN
3 11 (2.72%) IP Telephony
4 6 (1.49%) HTTP
5 2 (0.50%) FTP
5 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.97%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.98%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.50%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.25%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 157 (38.86%) Selenium
2 79 (19.55%) Cucumber
3 66 (16.34%) WebDriver
4 60 (14.85%) JIRA
5 53 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (12.62%) SoapUI
7 45 (11.14%) SpecFlow
8 37 (9.16%) LoadRunner
9 28 (6.93%) Jenkins
10 27 (6.68%) Visual Studio
11 26 (6.44%) HP UFT
12 23 (5.69%) JMeter
13 14 (3.47%) Appium
14 8 (1.98%) JUnit
15 7 (1.73%) Git (software)
15 7 (1.73%) WebLOAD
16 5 (1.24%) FitNesse
16 5 (1.24%) Maven
16 5 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
17 4 (0.99%) SilkPerformer
General
1 133 (32.92%) Finance
2 34 (8.42%) Banking
3 17 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.96%) Retail
5 5 (1.24%) Advertising
6 4 (0.99%) Legal
6 4 (0.99%) Marketing
6 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.74%) Automotive
7 3 (0.74%) Back Office
7 3 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.42%) SOAP
2 32 (7.92%) .NET
3 30 (7.43%) REST
4 27 (6.68%) Web Services
5 25 (6.19%) XML
6 11 (2.72%) Gherkin
7 10 (2.48%) HTML
8 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.99%) Behat
8 4 (0.99%) CSS
8 4 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.99%) WSDL
8 4 (0.99%) XSD
9 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.25%) Middleware
10 1 (0.25%) RESTful
10 1 (0.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.19%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.97%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.24%) NHS
7 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.99%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.50%) Derivative
9 2 (0.50%) iPad
9 2 (0.50%) mHealth
9 2 (0.50%) Replication
9 2 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.25%) RIA
10 1 (0.25%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.21%) Windows
2 16 (3.96%) Unix
3 15 (3.71%) Android
3 15 (3.71%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.74%) Linux
6 1 (0.25%) CentOS
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (34.65%) Test Automation
3 101 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 96 (23.76%) Regression Testing
5 88 (21.78%) Manual Testing
6 86 (21.29%) Test Scripting
7 78 (19.31%) Automated Testing
8 74 (18.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 65 (16.09%) Non-Functional Testing
10 62 (15.35%) Automation Testing
10 62 (15.35%) Scrum
10 62 (15.35%) Waterfall
11 61 (15.10%) SDLC
11 61 (15.10%) Test Strategy
12 57 (14.11%) Functional Testing
13 56 (13.86%) Mentoring
13 56 (13.86%) Test Management
14 51 (12.62%) Performance Testing
15 49 (12.13%) BDD
16 38 (9.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 107 (26.49%) SQL
2 62 (15.35%) Java
3 32 (7.92%) C#
4 13 (3.22%) Python
5 10 (2.48%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.98%) Ruby
6 8 (1.98%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.98%) VB
6 8 (1.98%) VBScript
7 6 (1.49%) Groovy
8 5 (1.24%) VBA
9 3 (0.74%) Perl
9 3 (0.74%) PHP
9 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.50%) C
10 2 (0.50%) C++
10 2 (0.50%) Korn
10 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (35.64%) ISEB
2 123 (30.45%) ISTQB
3 51 (12.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 44 (10.89%) Degree
5 18 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.50%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (20.54%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.25%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (7.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.99%) Rancher
3 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.41%) HP
3 18 (4.46%) Oracle
4 8 (1.98%) Charles River
4 8 (1.98%) Progress
5 4 (0.99%) Adobe
5 4 (0.99%) Capita
5 4 (0.99%) Dynatrace
5 4 (0.99%) Google
5 4 (0.99%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.25%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.25%) Borland
6 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Cognos
6 1 (0.25%) IBM
6 1 (0.25%) Informatica
6 1 (0.25%) Perforce
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.25%) SAP
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Hainton
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Tomorrow People
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North London
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £31k - 46k per year
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West London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago