Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior QA Test Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 July 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 Test Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1118 1171 1249
Rank change year-on-year +53 +78 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 32 59 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.032% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 36
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £32,600 £35,500 £31,875
90th Percentile £71,000 £62,500 £61,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +14.46% -4.60%

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 160373 183773 202115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131317 156122 167506
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 +17 14 £55,000 +10.00%
Midlands +42 9 £61,250 +36.11% 1
West Midlands +28 9 £61,250 +36.11%
South East - 6 £54,000 - 1
East of England +19 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North of England -19 1 £34,000 -9.33% 1
North West -42 1 £34,000 -9.33% 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 25 July 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (93.75%) Test Automation
3 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (62.50%) Selenium
5 19 (59.38%) Java
6 16 (50.00%) JIRA
6 16 (50.00%) SoapUI
7 14 (43.75%) BDD
7 14 (43.75%) SOAP
8 13 (40.63%) JMeter
9 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
9 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (34.38%) Cucumber
10 11 (34.38%) Finance
10 11 (34.38%) SQL
11 10 (31.25%) API Testing
11 10 (31.25%) SpecFlow
12 9 (28.13%) Open Source
12 9 (28.13%) JBehave
12 9 (28.13%) Test Management
12 9 (28.13%) WATIR
12 9 (28.13%) Ranorex
13 8 (25.00%) eggPlant
13 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 8 (25.00%) Fintech
13 8 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
13 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
13 8 (25.00%) Web Services
13 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
14 7 (21.88%) Scrum

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 3 (9.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) BrowserStack
1 3 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Redis
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) JIRA
2 16 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 13 (40.63%) JMeter
4 11 (34.38%) Cucumber
5 10 (31.25%) SpecFlow
6 9 (28.13%) JBehave
6 9 (28.13%) Ranorex
6 9 (28.13%) WATIR
7 8 (25.00%) eggPlant
7 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
9 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.50%) JUnit
10 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 3 (9.38%) Appium
11 3 (9.38%) Maven
11 3 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (6.25%) AppVeyor
12 2 (6.25%) RubyMine
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) SOAP
2 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) JSON
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (12.50%) RESTful
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 2 (6.25%) WPF
8 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Fintech
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Xbox
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) BDD
4 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (31.25%) API Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Open Source
6 9 (28.13%) Test Management
7 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.88%) QA Automation
8 7 (21.88%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.50%) TDD
11 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
12 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Ruby
4 5 (15.63%) Groovy
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.88%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (9.38%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) Talend
3 1 (3.13%) HP
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