The median annual salary for a Senior QA Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 882 908
Rank change year-on-year +56 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 37 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.036% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.037% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 49
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,600 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Analyst in England

Senior QA Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Analyst in England

Senior QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior QA Analyst in England

Senior QA Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 23 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Midlands +13 6 - -
Yorkshire +16 3 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England +7 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South West - 2 £38,750 -
South East - 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior QA Analyst
UK

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior QA 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 England region featuring Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) QA
2 57 (76.00%) Test Automation
3 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (60.00%) Selenium
5 31 (41.33%) Finance
6 28 (37.33%) C#
7 27 (36.00%) SpecFlow
8 25 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 25 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 24 (32.00%) SDLC
10 22 (29.33%) BDD
10 22 (29.33%) Banking
11 21 (28.00%) Test Strategy
11 21 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
12 20 (26.67%) .NET
12 20 (26.67%) Visual Studio
13 19 (25.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (25.33%) Derivative
14 18 (24.00%) Integration Testing
14 18 (24.00%) FitNesse
14 18 (24.00%) Equities
15 17 (22.67%) HP UFT
15 17 (22.67%) Java
15 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (21.33%) JIRA
16 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
16 16 (21.33%) Fixed Income
16 16 (21.33%) System Integration Testing
16 16 (21.33%) Cucumber

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Datadog
2 3 (4.00%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.67%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Redis
3 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (60.00%) Selenium
2 27 (36.00%) SpecFlow
3 20 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 18 (24.00%) FitNesse
5 17 (22.67%) HP UFT
6 16 (21.33%) Cucumber
6 16 (21.33%) JIRA
6 16 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 12 (16.00%) JMeter
9 11 (14.67%) SoapUI
10 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
11 7 (9.33%) eggPlant
12 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (8.00%) JBehave
12 6 (8.00%) Ranorex
12 6 (8.00%) WATIR
13 5 (6.67%) Gatling
14 4 (5.33%) Capybara
15 3 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 22 (29.33%) Banking
3 15 (20.00%) Back Office
3 15 (20.00%) Front Office
4 6 (8.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 10 (13.33%) Web Services
4 9 (12.00%) SOAP
5 8 (10.67%) RESTful
6 6 (8.00%) JSON
6 6 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (8.00%) XML
7 4 (5.33%) REST
8 3 (4.00%) WPF
9 2 (2.67%) J2EE
10 1 (1.33%) Behat
10 1 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.33%) HTML
10 1 (1.33%) HTML5
10 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Derivative
1 19 (25.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (24.00%) Equities
3 16 (21.33%) Fixed Income
4 9 (12.00%) Fintech
5 5 (6.67%) iPad
6 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.33%) User Experience
7 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.00%) Hedge funds
7 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.67%) Xbox
9 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (76.00%) Test Automation
2 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 25 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 24 (32.00%) SDLC
5 22 (29.33%) BDD
6 21 (28.00%) Scenario Testing
6 21 (28.00%) Test Strategy
7 18 (24.00%) Integration Testing
8 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (21.33%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (18.67%) Scrum
11 12 (16.00%) Performance Testing
12 10 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (13.33%) TDD
13 9 (12.00%) API Testing
14 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
15 7 (9.33%) Functional Testing
16 6 (8.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) C#
2 17 (22.67%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) SQL
4 9 (12.00%) Ruby
5 5 (6.67%) Groovy
6 3 (4.00%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) ISEB
1 13 (17.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.33%) SAP
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