The median annual salary for a Senior QA Test Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 922 935
Rank change year-on-year +81 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 13 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.026% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.026% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 14
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year -26.31% +16.56%  

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 78617 94472 100345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65783 80124 82695
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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 +50 9 £50,000 +8.10%
North West -11 2 £36,750 +13.07%
South East - 2 £35,000 -
Senior QA Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 30 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Selenium
3 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (30.00%) ISEB
6 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) C#
7 8 (26.67%) JIRA
7 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) BDD
9 6 (20.00%) API Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (16.67%) JSON
10 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.67%) XML
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) Validation
10 5 (16.67%) JMeter
10 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 5 (16.67%) SoapUI

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 2 (6.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (26.67%) JIRA
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (16.67%) JMeter
5 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (13.33%) Appium
6 4 (13.33%) AppVeyor
6 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
7 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (6.67%) CircleCI
8 2 (6.67%) RubyMine
8 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
9 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
9 1 (3.33%) StyleCop
9 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) JSON
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) RESTful
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) WPF
3 3 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) Behat
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) iPad
3 4 (13.33%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) BDD
7 6 (20.00%) API Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (16.67%) Data Validation
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) QA Automation
8 5 (16.67%) System Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Validation
9 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.33%) MVC
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Groovy
4 4 (13.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (30.00%) ISEB
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Rancher
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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