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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 617 573 586
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 283 323 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 252 282 286
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
108233 100307 110663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87592 83387 94376
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -52 257 £37,500 -6.25% 18
South East +16 92 £41,500 +7.79% 4
Yorkshire +2 53 £33,500 -4.28% 4
West Yorkshire +12 43 £33,250 -14.92% 3
Berkshire +14 38 £42,500 +13.33% 3
London -105 38 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North West -15 32 £33,250 +0.75%
Leeds -7 30 £32,500 -16.84% 2
Reading +5 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Sussex -4 21 £37,500 +1.35%
South West -10 20 £36,250 -17.61% 1
Wales +15 19 £30,000 -23.07%
Brighton -8 19 £37,500 -
Cheshire -3 18 £30,000 -9.09%
South Wales +13 17 £30,000 -27.71%
Cardiff +7 17 £30,000 -31.81%
West Midlands -26 14 £38,000 +5.55%
Surrey -6 13 £50,000 +19.04%
Hampshire -18 12 £35,000 -9.09% 1
City of London -20 11 £37,500 -21.05% 1
East Midlands -6 9 £30,000 -31.81%
Warrington -8 9 £30,000 -9.09%
Sheffield - 9 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Swindon +6 8 £37,500 -14.77%
Wiltshire -2 8 £37,500 -14.77%
Halifax - 8 £35,000 - 1
Scotland -16 7 £46,500 +17.72%
Manchester -26 7 £40,000 +21.21%
Somerset - 7 £29,712 - 1

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 290 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (35.32%) Selenium
3 191 (32.59%) Finance
4 182 (31.06%) SQL
5 169 (28.84%) ISEB
6 166 (28.33%) QA
7 159 (27.13%) Test Scripting
8 145 (24.74%) HP Quality Center
9 125 (21.33%) Manual Testing
10 124 (21.16%) Automated Testing
11 114 (19.45%) Automation Testing
12 111 (18.94%) QuickTest Pro
13 100 (17.06%) Scrum
14 96 (16.38%) ISTQB
15 91 (15.53%) Software Testing
16 80 (13.65%) Test Strategy
17 74 (12.63%) Web Services
18 73 (12.46%) Test Automation
19 68 (11.60%) Java
20 67 (11.43%) WebDriver
21 65 (11.09%) XML
21 65 (11.09%) Microsoft
22 63 (10.75%) Regression Testing
23 62 (10.58%) C#
24 61 (10.41%) TDD
25 60 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
26 59 (10.07%) Banking
27 58 (9.90%) .NET
28 55 (9.39%) Degree
28 55 (9.39%) Mentoring

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (1.37%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.37%) Confluence
3 5 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.68%) IIS
5 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.68%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.85%) 3G
2 3 (0.51%) Internet
3 2 (0.34%) Firewall
3 2 (0.34%) LAN
3 2 (0.34%) WAN
3 2 (0.34%) HTTP
3 2 (0.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.39%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.54%) DB2
4 9 (1.54%) MySQL
5 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.68%) SQLPlus
8 4 (0.68%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.68%) DataStage
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 207 (35.32%) Selenium
2 111 (18.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 67 (11.43%) WebDriver
4 54 (9.22%) JIRA
5 48 (8.19%) SoapUI
6 43 (7.34%) Visual Studio
7 42 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (5.63%) Cucumber
9 29 (4.95%) FitNesse
10 24 (4.10%) LoadRunner
11 15 (2.56%) Git (software)
12 14 (2.39%) WATIR
12 14 (2.39%) Selenium IDE
13 13 (2.22%) Jenkins
14 12 (2.05%) JUnit
15 11 (1.88%) WinRunner
15 11 (1.88%) SpecFlow
16 10 (1.71%) JBehave
16 10 (1.71%) Maven
17 9 (1.54%) MSTest
General
1 191 (32.59%) Finance
2 59 (10.07%) Banking
3 36 (6.14%) Retail
4 21 (3.58%) Retail Banking
5 17 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.56%) Publishing
7 13 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.02%) Legal
9 3 (0.51%) Law
9 3 (0.51%) Front Office
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.63%) Web Services
2 65 (11.09%) XML
3 58 (9.90%) .NET
4 42 (7.17%) SOAP
5 28 (4.78%) HTML
6 21 (3.58%) CSS
7 18 (3.07%) REST
8 17 (2.90%) RESTful
9 16 (2.73%) ASP.NET
10 10 (1.71%) XSD
10 10 (1.71%) WSDL
10 10 (1.71%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.54%) MDX
12 6 (1.02%) CGI
13 5 (0.85%) WCF
13 5 (0.85%) Gherkin
14 4 (0.68%) jQuery
15 3 (0.51%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
16 2 (0.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.24%) Open Source
4 18 (3.07%) Mainframe
5 16 (2.73%) Derivative
6 12 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.05%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.71%) Equities
8 10 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.37%) Statistics
10 6 (1.02%) AS400
11 5 (0.85%) Spread Betting
11 5 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.68%) PMI
13 3 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.36%) Windows
2 18 (3.07%) Linux
3 13 (2.22%) Android
4 12 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.88%) UNIX
6 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (27.13%) Test Scripting
3 125 (21.33%) Manual Testing
4 124 (21.16%) Automated Testing
5 114 (19.45%) Automation Testing
6 100 (17.06%) Scrum
7 91 (15.53%) Software Testing
8 80 (13.65%) Test Strategy
9 73 (12.46%) Test Automation
10 63 (10.75%) Regression Testing
11 61 (10.41%) TDD
12 60 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 55 (9.39%) Mentoring
14 53 (9.04%) Performance Testing
15 51 (8.70%) System Testing
16 43 (7.34%) Integration Testing
16 43 (7.34%) BDD
17 39 (6.66%) Test Management
18 33 (5.63%) Test Planning
19 30 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 182 (31.06%) SQL
2 68 (11.60%) Java
3 62 (10.58%) C#
4 36 (6.14%) VBScript
5 17 (2.90%) PHP
6 16 (2.73%) XPath
7 15 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 13 (2.22%) C++
8 13 (2.22%) Python
9 12 (2.05%) Ruby
10 11 (1.88%) Groovy
11 10 (1.71%) C
11 10 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.37%) VB
13 4 (0.68%) VBA
14 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.34%) XQuery
15 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 169 (28.84%) ISEB
2 96 (16.38%) ISTQB
3 55 (9.39%) Degree
4 41 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (5.46%) Security Cleared
6 27 (4.61%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.68%) CSQA
8 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (28.33%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (2.39%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 145 (24.74%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.02%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.17%) Netcool
3 1 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 65 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.87%) HP
3 32 (5.46%) Oracle
4 14 (2.39%) T-Plan
5 13 (2.22%) SAP
6 12 (2.05%) IBM
7 7 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.19%) webMethods
7 7 (1.19%) StatPro
7 7 (1.19%) Hitachi
7 7 (1.19%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.85%) Citrix
8 5 (0.85%) Charles River
9 3 (0.51%) Splunk
9 3 (0.51%) Telerik
9 3 (0.51%) Capita
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.34%) VMware
11 1 (0.17%) ESRI
11 1 (0.17%) McAfee
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