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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 682 608 654
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 231 301 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 196 246 206
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,065 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.23% -3.93%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014 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 28 November 2014. 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 -77 219 £37,500 -11.76% 16
South East -12 56 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire -5 47 £35,000 - 3
London -61 43 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Yorkshire +9 40 £35,000 - 3
Berkshire +30 26 £40,000 -6.43%
South West +9 26 £37,250 +11.19% 2
Reading +28 24 £38,750 -9.88%
Leeds -11 22 £33,500 -2.89% 1
City of London +12 14 £41,625 -20.71% 4
Surrey -24 13 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Somerset +7 12 £31,000 +4.33% 1
North West -51 12 £37,500 +19.04% 1
East of England -12 11 £36,500 -8.75% 2
East Midlands - 11 £35,500 - 1
Bradford - 11 £36,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Manchester -41 8 £37,500 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -12 7 £45,000 +36.36%
South Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 7 £37,500 -
Halifax - 7 £35,000 - 1
Scotland -7 6 £34,000 -12.82% 1
Redhill -22 6 £38,250 -23.50% 1
Taunton +9 5 £31,000 +4.33%
Bath +6 5 £37,000 -12.94% 1
Bristol +3 5 £39,000 +16.41%
Warwickshire +2 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Essex -1 5 - -
Hampshire -12 5 £35,000 -9.09%

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 255 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (36.42%) ISEB
3 187 (36.03%) Finance
4 176 (33.91%) SQL
5 161 (31.02%) Test Scripting
6 148 (28.52%) Selenium
7 142 (27.36%) QA
8 134 (25.82%) Manual Testing
9 124 (23.89%) Automated Testing
10 117 (22.54%) HP Quality Center
11 112 (21.58%) ISTQB
12 109 (21.00%) Automation Testing
13 107 (20.62%) Software Testing
14 99 (19.08%) QuickTest Pro
15 84 (16.18%) Test Strategy
16 76 (14.64%) Scrum
17 72 (13.87%) Regression Testing
18 68 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
19 67 (12.91%) .NET
20 62 (11.95%) Test Management
20 62 (11.95%) Test Automation
21 61 (11.75%) JIRA
22 60 (11.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 58 (11.18%) C#
23 58 (11.18%) XML
24 57 (10.98%) Mentoring
25 55 (10.60%) Performance Testing
26 53 (10.21%) Banking
26 53 (10.21%) Team Foundation Server
27 52 (10.02%) Web Services

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 14 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (2.12%) Confluence
3 9 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) JBoss
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.58%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.35%) SaaS
2 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.16%) LAN
2 5 (0.96%) WAN
2 5 (0.96%) HTTP
3 4 (0.77%) DNS
4 2 (0.39%) Internet
4 2 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.96%) MySQL
3 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.77%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.77%) DataStage
4 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.77%) SQLPlus
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.39%) DB2
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 148 (28.52%) Selenium
2 99 (19.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 61 (11.75%) JIRA
4 53 (10.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (9.63%) Visual Studio
6 46 (8.86%) WebDriver
7 41 (7.90%) SoapUI
8 19 (3.66%) Cucumber
8 19 (3.66%) TestDirector
8 19 (3.66%) FitNesse
9 16 (3.08%) JMeter
9 16 (3.08%) LoadRunner
10 15 (2.89%) Git (software)
11 14 (2.70%) WinRunner
12 13 (2.50%) WATIR
12 13 (2.50%) MSTest
13 12 (2.31%) Selenium IDE
14 11 (2.12%) SpecFlow
15 7 (1.35%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.35%) Toad
General
1 187 (36.03%) Finance
2 53 (10.21%) Banking
3 45 (8.67%) Retail
4 26 (5.01%) Retail Banking
5 23 (4.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.35%) Legal
6 7 (1.35%) Publishing
7 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.39%) Back Office
7 2 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.91%) .NET
2 58 (11.18%) XML
3 52 (10.02%) Web Services
4 32 (6.17%) SOAP
5 20 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.47%) CSS
6 18 (3.47%) HTML
7 17 (3.28%) RESTful
8 11 (2.12%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.93%) WSDL
9 10 (1.93%) XSD
9 10 (1.93%) Gherkin
10 5 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.77%) WCF
11 4 (0.77%) jQuery
12 3 (0.58%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.39%) HTML5
13 2 (0.39%) LAMP
13 2 (0.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.47%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 12 (2.31%) Open Source
5 10 (1.93%) Derivative
5 10 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.73%) Clustering
7 6 (1.16%) Equities
7 6 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.96%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.96%) Wiki
8 5 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.77%) New Media
9 4 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.77%) PMI
10 3 (0.58%) Physics
10 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.25%) Windows
2 18 (3.47%) Linux
2 18 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 10 (1.93%) UNIX
5 9 (1.73%) Android
5 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (31.02%) Test Scripting
3 134 (25.82%) Manual Testing
4 124 (23.89%) Automated Testing
5 109 (21.00%) Automation Testing
6 107 (20.62%) Software Testing
7 84 (16.18%) Test Strategy
8 76 (14.64%) Scrum
9 72 (13.87%) Regression Testing
10 68 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 62 (11.95%) Test Management
11 62 (11.95%) Test Automation
12 57 (10.98%) Mentoring
13 55 (10.60%) Performance Testing
14 44 (8.48%) System Testing
15 41 (7.90%) TDD
16 38 (7.32%) Waterfall
17 37 (7.13%) BDD
17 37 (7.13%) Integration Testing
18 36 (6.94%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 176 (33.91%) SQL
2 58 (11.18%) C#
3 48 (9.25%) Java
4 26 (5.01%) VBScript
5 20 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.89%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.70%) C++
7 14 (2.70%) XPath
8 12 (2.31%) Python
9 7 (1.35%) C
10 6 (1.16%) Perl
11 5 (0.96%) PHP
11 5 (0.96%) Groovy
11 5 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.77%) Ruby
13 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.58%) VBA
13 3 (0.58%) VB
13 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 189 (36.42%) ISEB
2 112 (21.58%) ISTQB
3 60 (11.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 50 (9.63%) Security Cleared
5 42 (8.09%) SC Cleared
6 41 (7.90%) Degree
7 22 (4.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.77%) CSQA
8 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.77%) MBA
9 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (27.36%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.93%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 117 (22.54%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (1.73%) Netcool
2 9 (1.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 49 (9.44%) Microsoft
1 49 (9.44%) HP
2 14 (2.70%) Oracle
3 12 (2.31%) IBM
4 11 (2.12%) SAP
5 10 (1.93%) Citrix
5 10 (1.93%) T-Plan
6 9 (1.73%) Veritas
6 9 (1.73%) McAfee
7 6 (1.16%) Capita
7 6 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.96%) webMethods
8 5 (0.96%) StatPro
8 5 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.96%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.58%) Splunk
10 2 (0.39%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.39%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.39%) VMware
10 2 (0.39%) Telerik
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