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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 639 592 615
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 265 298 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 220 262 244
Average salary £37,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.83% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -23 254 £37,500 -8.53% 32
South East +14 83 £40,500 +1.25% 6
Yorkshire +14 61 £35,000 - 9
West Yorkshire +19 50 £33,750 -3.57% 6
Berkshire +29 36 £42,500 - 2
London -86 35 £42,500 -11.45% 6
Leeds -4 31 £32,750 -6.42% 3
Reading +13 30 £41,500 -1.19% 1
South West +1 28 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North West -58 19 £34,000 +3.03% 1
Surrey -17 16 £42,500 -1.16%
East Midlands +16 13 £32,500 -26.13%
Somerset 0 11 £31,000 -27.05% 3
East Sussex -14 11 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Halifax - 11 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire -11 10 £35,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -43 10 £38,500 +13.23%
South Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 - 3
Sheffield - 10 £40,000 - 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £40,000 - 2
City of London -2 8 £39,000 -20.40% 1
Brighton -16 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Manchester -33 8 £40,000 +21.21%
Bradford - 8 £37,500 - 1
East of England -13 7 £35,750 +5.92%
Altrincham - 7 £40,000 -
Taunton - 7 £29,712 - 2
Scotland -13 6 £39,000 -
Cheshire -14 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £31,250 -

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 251 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (35.26%) ISEB
3 190 (34.36%) Finance
4 184 (33.27%) SQL
5 166 (30.02%) Selenium
6 155 (28.03%) Test Scripting
7 150 (27.12%) QA
8 132 (23.87%) HP Quality Center
9 121 (21.88%) Manual Testing
10 120 (21.70%) Automated Testing
11 110 (19.89%) Automation Testing
12 108 (19.53%) Software Testing
13 106 (19.17%) ISTQB
14 102 (18.44%) QuickTest Pro
15 83 (15.01%) Test Strategy
16 76 (13.74%) Scrum
17 71 (12.84%) Test Automation
18 65 (11.75%) XML
19 63 (11.39%) Regression Testing
19 63 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
20 61 (11.03%) Mentoring
21 60 (10.85%) C#
21 60 (10.85%) Banking
22 59 (10.67%) .NET
22 59 (10.67%) Web Services
22 59 (10.67%) Microsoft
23 54 (9.76%) Performance Testing
24 52 (9.40%) Java
24 52 (9.40%) JIRA
25 51 (9.22%) Windows

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.27%) Confluence
5 6 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.72%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.18%) JBoss
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 19 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.72%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.36%) LAN
1 2 (0.36%) WAN
1 2 (0.36%) Internet
1 2 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.18%) 3G
2 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.71%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.90%) MySQL
7 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.72%) DB2
7 4 (0.72%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.72%) DataStage
7 4 (0.72%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 166 (30.02%) Selenium
2 102 (18.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 52 (9.40%) JIRA
4 51 (9.22%) WebDriver
5 48 (8.68%) Visual Studio
6 47 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (8.32%) SoapUI
8 24 (4.34%) FitNesse
9 20 (3.62%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.71%) TestDirector
10 15 (2.71%) LoadRunner
11 14 (2.53%) WATIR
11 14 (2.53%) WinRunner
11 14 (2.53%) Git (software)
12 13 (2.35%) JMeter
13 12 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
14 11 (1.99%) SpecFlow
15 9 (1.63%) Jenkins
15 9 (1.63%) MSTest
16 8 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 190 (34.36%) Finance
2 60 (10.85%) Banking
3 42 (7.59%) Retail
4 23 (4.16%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.99%) Publishing
7 8 (1.45%) Legal
8 7 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Law
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.75%) XML
2 59 (10.67%) .NET
2 59 (10.67%) Web Services
3 33 (5.97%) SOAP
4 24 (4.34%) HTML
5 21 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 21 (3.80%) CSS
6 18 (3.25%) RESTful
7 10 (1.81%) XSD
7 10 (1.81%) WSDL
7 10 (1.81%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.08%) Gherkin
9 5 (0.90%) WCF
10 4 (0.72%) jQuery
10 4 (0.72%) REST
11 3 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (0.54%) MDX
12 2 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.36%) LAMP
12 2 (0.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.71%) Mainframe
4 14 (2.53%) Derivative
4 14 (2.53%) Open Source
5 11 (1.99%) Fixed Income
5 11 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.63%) Clustering
6 9 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.45%) Equities
8 7 (1.27%) Statistics
8 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.90%) Spread Betting
9 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.72%) PMI
10 4 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.72%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.22%) Windows
2 14 (2.53%) Linux
2 14 (2.53%) Windows XP
3 13 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.63%) Android
4 9 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.27%) UNIX
6 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (28.03%) Test Scripting
3 121 (21.88%) Manual Testing
4 120 (21.70%) Automated Testing
5 110 (19.89%) Automation Testing
6 108 (19.53%) Software Testing
7 83 (15.01%) Test Strategy
8 76 (13.74%) Scrum
9 71 (12.84%) Test Automation
10 63 (11.39%) Regression Testing
10 63 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 61 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 54 (9.76%) Performance Testing
13 49 (8.86%) System Testing
14 48 (8.68%) TDD
15 45 (8.14%) Test Management
16 37 (6.69%) BDD
16 37 (6.69%) Integration Testing
17 33 (5.97%) Test Planning
18 32 (5.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 184 (33.27%) SQL
2 60 (10.85%) C#
3 52 (9.40%) Java
4 34 (6.15%) VBScript
5 21 (3.80%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.71%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.53%) C++
7 14 (2.53%) XPath
8 10 (1.81%) Python
9 8 (1.45%) PHP
9 8 (1.45%) C
10 6 (1.08%) Groovy
11 5 (0.90%) VB
12 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.54%) VBA
13 3 (0.54%) Ruby
13 3 (0.54%) Perl
14 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 195 (35.26%) ISEB
2 106 (19.17%) ISTQB
3 48 (8.68%) Degree
4 42 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 40 (7.23%) Security Cleared
6 36 (6.51%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.72%) CSQA
8 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.72%) MBA
9 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (27.12%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (2.17%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 132 (23.87%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (1.63%) Netcool
2 9 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.86%) HP
3 20 (3.62%) Oracle
4 12 (2.17%) Citrix
4 12 (2.17%) IBM
4 12 (2.17%) T-Plan
5 10 (1.81%) SAP
6 9 (1.63%) McAfee
6 9 (1.63%) Veritas
7 7 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.27%) webMethods
7 7 (1.27%) StatPro
7 7 (1.27%) thinkFolio
8 6 (1.08%) Capita
9 4 (0.72%) Charles River
10 3 (0.54%) Telerik
10 3 (0.54%) Splunk
11 2 (0.36%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.36%) VMware
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