The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Test Analyst
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 35 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.26% 0.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 144 175 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.74% 97.77% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 132 161 113
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Chester

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in Chester.

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in Chester

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 19 (86.36%) ISEB
2 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 19 (86.36%) Mentoring
3 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
4 13 (59.09%) Manual Testing
4 13 (59.09%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 6 (27.27%) Advertising
6 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (4.55%) System Testing

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
1 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (86.36%) Mentoring
2 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
3 13 (59.09%) Manual Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) ISEB
2 14 (63.64%) ISTQB