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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Analyst
Rank 623 574 570
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 289 310 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 256 266 300
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 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -34 261 £38,500 -3.75% 23
South East +3 85 £40,000 +3.89% 6
London -81 49 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West -5 40 £34,000 +3.03% 1
Yorkshire -3 38 £33,500 +1.51% 6
Berkshire +7 37 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Yorkshire -7 32 £33,500 -1.47% 5
Reading +11 29 £46,250 +17.08% 1
Wales +18 22 £30,000 -31.81% 1
Leeds -8 22 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Cardiff +13 19 £30,000 -31.81% 1
South Wales +12 19 £30,000 -31.81% 1
Cheshire -4 19 £30,000 -9.09%
East Sussex -9 19 £37,500 +1.35%
City of London -23 19 £38,750 -16.21% 1
West Midlands -20 17 £40,000 +11.11%
Brighton - 17 £37,500 -
South West -12 16 £37,500 -6.25% 7
East Midlands -3 14 £32,500 -26.13%
Manchester -5 14 £38,750 +17.42%
Surrey +3 12 £49,250 +15.88% 1
East of England -2 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Warrington -10 9 £30,000 -9.09%
Hampshire -21 9 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Wiltshire +3 8 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Swindon +3 8 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 7 £30,000 +3.44%
Nottingham -2 7 £30,000 +3.44%
Merseyside +10 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Liverpool +9 6 £30,000 -7.69%

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 200 (35.65%) Selenium
2 177 (31.55%) Finance
3 173 (30.84%) SQL
4 169 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (29.23%) ISEB
6 156 (27.81%) QA
7 150 (26.74%) Test Scripting
8 135 (24.06%) HP Quality Center
9 127 (22.64%) Automated Testing
10 105 (18.72%) QuickTest Pro
11 103 (18.36%) Automation Testing
12 100 (17.83%) ISTQB
13 91 (16.22%) Scrum
14 87 (15.51%) Manual Testing
15 82 (14.62%) Software Testing
16 71 (12.66%) Test Strategy
17 68 (12.12%) Test Automation
18 66 (11.76%) Web Services
19 63 (11.23%) Microsoft
19 63 (11.23%) WebDriver
20 61 (10.87%) Java
21 59 (10.52%) Regression Testing
22 58 (10.34%) .NET
22 58 (10.34%) XML
23 57 (10.16%) C#
24 56 (9.98%) Degree
25 54 (9.63%) TDD
25 54 (9.63%) Banking
25 54 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
26 52 (9.27%) Performance Testing

Senior Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (1.43%) Confluence
2 8 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.71%) IIS
5 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.71%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.89%) 3G
2 4 (0.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.36%) LAN
3 2 (0.36%) WAN
3 2 (0.36%) SSL
3 2 (0.36%) Firewall
3 2 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.96%) DB2
4 10 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.60%) MySQL
5 9 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (1.07%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.18%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.18%) DataStage
10 1 (0.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 200 (35.65%) Selenium
2 105 (18.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 63 (11.23%) WebDriver
4 46 (8.20%) JIRA
5 40 (7.13%) SoapUI
5 40 (7.13%) Visual Studio
6 35 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (5.35%) Cucumber
8 24 (4.28%) FitNesse
9 23 (4.10%) LoadRunner
10 14 (2.50%) Jenkins
10 14 (2.50%) WATIR
11 12 (2.14%) Git (software)
11 12 (2.14%) JUnit
11 12 (2.14%) WinRunner
12 11 (1.96%) JMeter
12 11 (1.96%) Maven
12 11 (1.96%) JBehave
13 10 (1.78%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 177 (31.55%) Finance
2 54 (9.63%) Banking
3 30 (5.35%) Retail
4 17 (3.03%) Publishing
5 16 (2.85%) Retail Banking
6 15 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.71%) Legal
8 4 (0.71%) Front Office
9 3 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (11.76%) Web Services
2 58 (10.34%) .NET
2 58 (10.34%) XML
3 37 (6.60%) SOAP
4 25 (4.46%) HTML
5 19 (3.39%) CSS
5 19 (3.39%) REST
6 17 (3.03%) RESTful
7 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.78%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.60%) XSD
9 9 (1.60%) WSDL
9 9 (1.60%) MDX
10 6 (1.07%) CGI
11 5 (0.89%) WCF
12 4 (0.71%) jQuery
13 3 (0.53%) LAMP
13 3 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (0.36%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.81%) Mobile App
2 19 (3.39%) Open Source
3 16 (2.85%) Mainframe
4 15 (2.67%) Derivative
5 13 (2.32%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.14%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.78%) Statistics
8 10 (1.78%) Equities
8 10 (1.78%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.43%) AS400
10 5 (0.89%) Spread Betting
11 4 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.71%) PMI
12 3 (0.53%) NHS
12 3 (0.53%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.56%) Windows
2 18 (3.21%) Linux
3 15 (2.67%) Android
4 14 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.14%) UNIX
6 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (26.74%) Test Scripting
3 127 (22.64%) Automated Testing
4 103 (18.36%) Automation Testing
5 91 (16.22%) Scrum
6 87 (15.51%) Manual Testing
7 82 (14.62%) Software Testing
8 71 (12.66%) Test Strategy
9 68 (12.12%) Test Automation
10 59 (10.52%) Regression Testing
11 54 (9.63%) TDD
11 54 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 52 (9.27%) Performance Testing
13 46 (8.20%) System Testing
14 41 (7.31%) Integration Testing
15 34 (6.06%) Test Management
16 33 (5.88%) BDD
17 27 (4.81%) Waterfall
18 26 (4.63%) Web Testing
19 25 (4.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 173 (30.84%) SQL
2 61 (10.87%) Java
3 57 (10.16%) C#
4 31 (5.53%) VBScript
5 16 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.67%) PHP
7 14 (2.50%) XPath
7 14 (2.50%) C++
8 13 (2.32%) Ruby
9 12 (2.14%) Python
10 11 (1.96%) Groovy
11 10 (1.78%) C
12 9 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.25%) VB
14 4 (0.71%) VBA
15 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.36%) Perl
16 2 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 164 (29.23%) ISEB
2 100 (17.83%) ISTQB
3 56 (9.98%) Degree
4 40 (7.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 23 (4.10%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.71%) CSQA
8 4 (0.71%) MBA
8 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (27.81%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.32%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.36%) vSphere
4 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 135 (24.06%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.07%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) Netcool
3 1 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 63 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.27%) HP
3 32 (5.70%) Oracle
4 13 (2.32%) T-Plan
5 12 (2.14%) IBM
6 10 (1.78%) SAP
7 7 (1.25%) Hitachi
7 7 (1.25%) Citrix
8 6 (1.07%) thinkFolio
8 6 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.07%) webMethods
8 6 (1.07%) StatPro
9 5 (0.89%) Charles River
10 3 (0.53%) VMware
10 3 (0.53%) Splunk
11 2 (0.36%) Capita
11 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.36%) Telerik
12 1 (0.18%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.18%) MicroStrategy
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 12% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £29,712 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Test Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago