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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 674 645 667
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 223 259 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 194 196 184
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -14 204 £39,000 -8.23% 15
London -17 53 £43,000 -16.50% 3
South East -10 43 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Yorkshire -9 36 £35,750 +5.14% 3
West Yorkshire -3 32 £35,000 +2.94% 3
City of London +21 20 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Reading +17 19 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Berkshire +14 19 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West +4 19 £37,500 +9.48% 2
East of England -14 17 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Leeds -9 15 £37,500 +11.11% 1
North West -32 13 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Surrey -17 11 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester -32 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
East Midlands - 10 £36,000 -
Cambridgeshire -1 9 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Bradford - 9 £36,500 - 1
Somerset +15 8 £36,000 +21.16%
West Midlands -3 8 £43,750 +25.00%
Halifax - 8 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £40,000 -
Scotland +8 6 £35,000 -3.44%
East Sussex -4 6 £34,250 -23.88%
Bath +7 5 £37,000 -12.94%
Warwickshire -1 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Essex -13 5 - -
Northamptonshire - 5 £33,750 -
Northampton - 5 £33,750 -
Bristol +14 4 £38,750 +11.51%
Brighton -9 4 £33,500 -25.55%

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 263 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (37.20%) ISEB
3 183 (36.02%) Finance
4 175 (34.45%) SQL
5 161 (31.69%) Test Scripting
6 143 (28.15%) QA
7 142 (27.95%) Manual Testing
8 135 (26.57%) Selenium
9 124 (24.41%) Automated Testing
10 122 (24.02%) ISTQB
11 115 (22.64%) Software Testing
11 115 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
12 104 (20.47%) Automation Testing
13 99 (19.49%) QuickTest Pro
14 88 (17.32%) Test Strategy
15 86 (16.93%) Scrum
16 82 (16.14%) Regression Testing
17 72 (14.17%) Test Management
18 71 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 71 (13.98%) .NET
19 65 (12.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 64 (12.60%) HP
21 61 (12.01%) Test Automation
22 60 (11.81%) C#
23 58 (11.42%) XML
23 58 (11.42%) Team Foundation Server
24 57 (11.22%) JIRA
25 56 (11.02%) Banking
26 55 (10.83%) Mentoring
27 53 (10.43%) Security Cleared

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
1 11 (2.17%) Confluence
2 9 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.18%) MS Office
3 4 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.39%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.38%) SaaS
2 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) LAN
2 5 (0.98%) WAN
2 5 (0.98%) HTTP
3 4 (0.79%) DNS
4 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.79%) MySQL
6 4 (0.79%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.79%) DataStage
6 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.79%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.39%) DB2
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.39%) Big Data
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 135 (26.57%) Selenium
2 99 (19.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 58 (11.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (11.22%) JIRA
5 48 (9.45%) Visual Studio
6 41 (8.07%) SoapUI
7 39 (7.68%) WebDriver
8 20 (3.94%) Cucumber
8 20 (3.94%) TestDirector
9 16 (3.15%) JMeter
9 16 (3.15%) FitNesse
10 15 (2.95%) Git (software)
11 14 (2.76%) LoadRunner
11 14 (2.76%) WinRunner
12 11 (2.17%) MSTest
13 10 (1.97%) WATIR
13 10 (1.97%) Selenium IDE
14 9 (1.77%) SpecFlow
15 7 (1.38%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.38%) Toad
General
1 183 (36.02%) Finance
2 56 (11.02%) Banking
3 48 (9.45%) Retail
4 27 (5.31%) Retail Banking
5 24 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.38%) Legal
7 6 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.98%) Publishing
9 3 (0.59%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.98%) .NET
2 58 (11.42%) XML
3 49 (9.65%) Web Services
4 31 (6.10%) SOAP
5 20 (3.94%) HTML
6 19 (3.74%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.54%) CSS
8 14 (2.76%) RESTful
9 10 (1.97%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.97%) XSD
9 10 (1.97%) WSDL
9 10 (1.97%) Gherkin
10 5 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.59%) WCF
11 3 (0.59%) jQuery
11 3 (0.59%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.39%) HTML5
12 2 (0.39%) LAMP
12 2 (0.39%) XHTML
13 1 (0.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.35%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.36%) Mainframe
4 10 (1.97%) Open Source
5 9 (1.77%) Clustering
5 9 (1.77%) Derivative
5 9 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.98%) Wiki
7 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.79%) New Media
8 4 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.79%) PMI
8 4 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.79%) Equities
9 3 (0.59%) Physics
9 3 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.86%) Windows
2 22 (4.33%) Linux
3 18 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (2.76%) Windows XP
5 13 (2.56%) UNIX
6 10 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.97%) Android
7 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (31.69%) Test Scripting
3 142 (27.95%) Manual Testing
4 124 (24.41%) Automated Testing
5 115 (22.64%) Software Testing
6 104 (20.47%) Automation Testing
7 88 (17.32%) Test Strategy
8 86 (16.93%) Scrum
9 82 (16.14%) Regression Testing
10 72 (14.17%) Test Management
11 71 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 61 (12.01%) Test Automation
13 55 (10.83%) Mentoring
14 52 (10.24%) Performance Testing
15 43 (8.46%) System Testing
16 40 (7.87%) TDD
17 38 (7.48%) BDD
18 37 (7.28%) Waterfall
18 37 (7.28%) Test Planning
19 35 (6.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (34.45%) SQL
2 60 (11.81%) C#
3 50 (9.84%) Java
4 24 (4.72%) VBScript
5 21 (4.13%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.35%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.56%) Python
8 11 (2.17%) XPath
9 8 (1.57%) C++
10 7 (1.38%) Perl
11 6 (1.18%) PHP
11 6 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.98%) Groovy
12 5 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.79%) Ruby
13 4 (0.79%) VB
13 4 (0.79%) C
14 3 (0.59%) VBA
14 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 189 (37.20%) ISEB
2 122 (24.02%) ISTQB
3 65 (12.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 53 (10.43%) Security Cleared
5 44 (8.66%) SC Cleared
6 40 (7.87%) Degree
7 21 (4.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.79%) CSQA
8 4 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.79%) MBA
9 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (28.15%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.18%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 115 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (1.77%) Netcool
2 9 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 64 (12.60%) HP
2 49 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.95%) Oracle
4 11 (2.17%) IBM
5 10 (1.97%) SAP
6 9 (1.77%) Veritas
6 9 (1.77%) Citrix
6 9 (1.77%) McAfee
7 6 (1.18%) T-Plan
8 5 (0.98%) Capita
8 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.59%) webMethods
10 3 (0.59%) StatPro
10 3 (0.59%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.59%) Splunk
11 2 (0.39%) Telerik
11 2 (0.39%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (0.39%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.20%) Charles River
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988 per annum and up to £30,194 for exceptional candidates
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life Assurance an
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum plus package
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
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Redhill
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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