Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior QA Test Analyst was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1090 1125 1164
Rank change year-on-year +35 +39 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 47 32 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.019% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.020% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 71
England median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £37,000 £30,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,250 £57,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +44.44% - +1.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 156,012 158,988 189,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,049 133,268 160,004
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior QA Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Test Analyst in England

Senior QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Test Analyst in England

Senior QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior QA Test Analyst in England

Senior QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 24 £70,000 +40.00%
South East +24 15 £63,000 +47.37% 1
North of England -2 4 £48,500 +59.02%
Midlands +8 3 £52,500 +40.00%
West Midlands +7 3 £52,500 +50.00%
North West -3 2 £48,500 +59.02%
South West - 1 £42,500 - 1
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Senior QA Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Senior QA 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 England region featuring Senior QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) QA
2 36 (76.60%) Test Automation
3 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (53.19%) Finance
5 20 (42.55%) Java
5 20 (42.55%) Selenium
6 19 (40.43%) SoapUI
6 19 (40.43%) Web Services
6 19 (40.43%) Scrum
7 18 (38.30%) SOAP
7 18 (38.30%) API Testing
8 17 (36.17%) JIRA
9 16 (34.04%) SQL
10 15 (31.91%) BDD
11 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
12 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (27.66%) Ruby
12 13 (27.66%) Integration Testing
13 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
14 11 (23.40%) Kanban
14 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
14 11 (23.40%) Python
14 11 (23.40%) Functional Testing
15 10 (21.28%) SDET
15 10 (21.28%) C#
15 10 (21.28%) TDD
15 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
15 10 (21.28%) Confluence
15 10 (21.28%) Degree
16 9 (19.15%) Software Testing

Senior QA Test 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 10 (21.28%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.13%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Selenium
2 19 (40.43%) SoapUI
3 17 (36.17%) JIRA
4 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
5 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
5 9 (19.15%) JUnit
5 9 (19.15%) Maven
6 7 (14.89%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.26%) Appium
8 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.13%) Calabash
9 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.13%) NUnit
9 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
9 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.13%) Subversion
9 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Back Office
4 3 (6.38%) Electronics
4 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) Web Services
2 18 (38.30%) SOAP
3 5 (10.64%) Gherkin
4 4 (8.51%) HTML
5 3 (6.38%) .NET
5 3 (6.38%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) RESTful
7 1 (2.13%) MSMQ
7 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.13%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Derivative
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (4.26%) Fintech
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Equities
4 1 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Test Automation
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Scrum
4 18 (38.30%) API Testing
5 15 (31.91%) BDD
6 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (27.66%) Integration Testing
7 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
8 11 (23.40%) Functional Testing
8 11 (23.40%) Kanban
9 10 (21.28%) SDET
9 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
9 10 (21.28%) TDD
10 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
10 9 (19.15%) Process Improvement
10 9 (19.15%) SOA
10 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
11 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Ruby
4 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) Python
5 10 (21.28%) C#
6 9 (19.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (19.15%) ISO 20022
2 9 (19.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Google
1 8 (17.02%) Talend
2 3 (6.38%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft