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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 665 655 608
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 230 282 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 209 252 239
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -41 188 £41,500 +3.75% 36
London +33 74 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Yorkshire +29 49 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Yorkshire +18 29 £40,000 +14.28% 3
City of London +27 28 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Scotland +37 27 £35,000 -30.00%
South East -54 24 £40,000 +3.89% 6
Glasgow +28 19 £35,000 -30.00%
South Yorkshire +17 17 £31,000 -15.06% 1
Sheffield +9 16 £31,000 -15.06% 1
Bradford -7 16 £41,500 +13.69%
South West -6 14 £34,500 -8.00% 5
Leeds +15 13 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Edinburgh +13 12 £35,000 -
East of England +5 11 £44,250 +19.59% 2
Manchester -1 9 £28,000 -17.64% 1
Hertfordshire -11 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South Wales -16 9 £29,900 -0.33% 1
Wales -17 9 £29,900 -0.33% 1
North West -31 9 £28,000 -17.64% 3
Wiltshire -2 7 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Berkshire -20 7 £40,000 -1.84%
Hampshire +1 6 £36,750 +4.25% 1
Cardiff -21 6 £29,950 -0.16% 1
Chippenham - 6 £32,500 - 1
Surrey +8 5 £45,000 +16.88% 2
West Lothian - 5 £40,000 -
Livingston - 5 £40,000 -
Kent +8 4 £35,750 -8.91% 2
Croydon +6 4 - -

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 245 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (37.86%) QA
3 164 (35.89%) Finance
4 154 (33.70%) SQL
5 151 (33.04%) ISEB
6 141 (30.85%) Selenium
7 140 (30.63%) ISTQB
8 126 (27.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 125 (27.35%) Test Scripting
10 94 (20.57%) Software Testing
11 89 (19.47%) Test Automation
12 86 (18.82%) Manual Testing
13 79 (17.29%) Automated Testing
14 78 (17.07%) HP UFT
15 77 (16.85%) SDLC
16 75 (16.41%) HP Quality Center
17 73 (15.97%) C#
18 71 (15.54%) Mentoring
19 66 (14.44%) Test Management
19 66 (14.44%) Java
20 61 (13.35%) Banking
21 60 (13.13%) WebDriver
21 60 (13.13%) Degree
22 58 (12.69%) Microsoft
23 57 (12.47%) Oracle
24 54 (11.82%) Automation Testing
25 53 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
26 51 (11.16%) Test Planning
27 50 (10.94%) BDD
28 49 (10.72%) HP

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (1.75%) IIS
2 7 (1.53%) SAS
3 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.88%) Confluence
4 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.50%) MS Office
3 6 (1.31%) MS Project
4 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Endur
2 1 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.09%) Internet
2 4 (0.88%) Wireless
2 4 (0.88%) HTTP
3 3 (0.66%) SAN
4 2 (0.44%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.44%) SSH
4 2 (0.44%) ICMP
4 2 (0.44%) Telnet
5 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.22%) ATM
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.31%) MySQL
6 6 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.31%) Big Data
7 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 141 (30.85%) Selenium
2 78 (17.07%) HP UFT
3 60 (13.13%) WebDriver
4 47 (10.28%) JIRA
5 44 (9.63%) Visual Studio
6 35 (7.66%) Cucumber
7 31 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (4.38%) JMeter
9 18 (3.94%) LoadRunner
10 10 (2.19%) JUnit
10 10 (2.19%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.75%) Ranorex
11 8 (1.75%) Toad
12 7 (1.53%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.53%) FitNesse
12 7 (1.53%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (1.09%) Jenkins
14 5 (1.09%) Zephyr
General
1 164 (35.89%) Finance
2 61 (13.35%) Banking
3 35 (7.66%) Retail
4 24 (5.25%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.41%) Law
6 8 (1.75%) Legal
7 7 (1.53%) Marketing
8 5 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.09%) Back Office
9 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
10 3 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.66%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.50%) XML
2 45 (9.85%) .NET
3 24 (5.25%) Web Services
4 21 (4.60%) Gherkin
5 19 (4.16%) CSS
6 18 (3.94%) ASP.NET
7 15 (3.28%) SOAP
8 9 (1.97%) HTML
9 8 (1.75%) REST
10 6 (1.31%) Apache Flex
11 5 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.09%) JSON
12 3 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.44%) Ajax
13 2 (0.44%) RESTful
13 2 (0.44%) XSL
13 2 (0.44%) JSP
14 1 (0.22%) Servlets
14 1 (0.22%) XSLT
14 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (2.41%) Equities
5 10 (2.19%) Derivative
5 10 (2.19%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.97%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.31%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.88%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.88%) AS400
11 3 (0.66%) DTV
11 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.66%) Interactive TV
11 3 (0.66%) Contract for Difference
11 3 (0.66%) User Experience
12 2 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.44%) NHS
12 2 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.22%) Linux
2 27 (5.91%) UNIX
3 26 (5.69%) Windows
4 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (27.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 125 (27.35%) Test Scripting
4 94 (20.57%) Software Testing
5 89 (19.47%) Test Automation
6 86 (18.82%) Manual Testing
7 79 (17.29%) Automated Testing
8 77 (16.85%) SDLC
9 71 (15.54%) Mentoring
10 66 (14.44%) Test Management
11 54 (11.82%) Automation Testing
12 51 (11.16%) Test Planning
13 50 (10.94%) BDD
14 47 (10.28%) Test Strategy
14 47 (10.28%) Scrum
15 43 (9.41%) System Testing
16 39 (8.53%) Regression Testing
17 36 (7.88%) E-Commerce
18 35 (7.66%) Integration Testing
19 30 (6.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (33.70%) SQL
2 73 (15.97%) C#
3 66 (14.44%) Java
4 26 (5.69%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.60%) T-SQL
5 21 (4.60%) Python
6 15 (3.28%) VBScript
7 14 (3.06%) C
8 13 (2.84%) VB
9 12 (2.63%) Ruby
10 11 (2.41%) Perl
11 6 (1.31%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.88%) PHP
13 3 (0.66%) VBA
14 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.44%) C++
15 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (33.04%) ISEB
2 140 (30.63%) ISTQB
3 60 (13.13%) Degree
4 34 (7.44%) Security Cleared
5 31 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 30 (6.56%) SC Cleared
7 28 (6.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (37.86%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 75 (16.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.47%) Oracle
3 49 (10.72%) HP
4 13 (2.84%) SAP
5 11 (2.41%) IBM
6 6 (1.31%) Citrix
7 3 (0.66%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.66%) VMware
7 3 (0.66%) Capita
8 2 (0.44%) Google
9 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.22%) TSYS
9 1 (0.22%) Tableau
9 1 (0.22%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.22%) Telerik
9 1 (0.22%) Cognos
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.22%) Apple
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Horizon Nuclear Power Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £38.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago