Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 914 833 853
Rank change year-on-year -81 +20 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 260 375 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 226 336 382
England median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £33,625 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in England

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in England

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Analyst in England

Senior 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 Test Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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 +46 95 £55,000 +7.32% 5
Midlands +47 43 £50,000 +44.03%
South East -9 39 £43,000 +1.18% 3
North of England -68 35 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South West -2 32 £39,500 +21.54%
West Midlands +11 25 £40,000 +15.22%
Yorkshire -35 22 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Midlands +56 18 £50,000 +57.95%
East of England +10 16 £38,500 -28.37% 1
North West -14 11 £35,000 -12.50%
North East -1 2 £34,500 -1.43%
Senior Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 190 (73.08%) Test Automation
2 162 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (43.85%) Selenium
4 103 (39.62%) QA
5 83 (31.92%) SoapUI
6 76 (29.23%) Finance
7 69 (26.54%) SQL
7 69 (26.54%) SOAP
8 62 (23.85%) JIRA
9 61 (23.46%) Test Scripting
10 60 (23.08%) ISEB
11 57 (21.92%) Cucumber
12 55 (21.15%) ISTQB
13 51 (19.62%) BDD
14 49 (18.85%) Test Strategy
15 47 (18.08%) Functional Testing
15 47 (18.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 44 (16.92%) Java
17 43 (16.54%) C#
18 41 (15.77%) Web Services
19 39 (15.00%) Integration Testing
20 38 (14.62%) Test Management
20 38 (14.62%) Software Testing
20 38 (14.62%) Mentoring
20 38 (14.62%) Scenario Testing
21 36 (13.85%) Scrum
21 36 (13.85%) HP UFT
22 35 (13.46%) E-Commerce
23 32 (12.31%) XML
23 32 (12.31%) Waterfall

Senior 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 14 (5.38%) Confluence
2 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.15%) Exstream
3 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.23%) BlazeMeter
2 10 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.92%) SaaS
6 2 (0.77%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.77%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) FTP
2 1 (0.38%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.92%) Big Data
3 5 (1.92%) Blockchain
4 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.77%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) DB2
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.38%) Redis
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 114 (43.85%) Selenium
2 83 (31.92%) SoapUI
3 62 (23.85%) JIRA
4 57 (21.92%) Cucumber
5 36 (13.85%) HP UFT
6 26 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 25 (9.62%) SpecFlow
7 25 (9.62%) WebDriver
8 24 (9.23%) JMeter
9 21 (8.08%) Visual Studio
10 18 (6.92%) Git (software)
11 16 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (5.38%) Appium
13 12 (4.62%) Zephyr
14 11 (4.23%) JUnit
15 9 (3.46%) JBehave
15 9 (3.46%) Ranorex
15 9 (3.46%) WATIR
16 8 (3.08%) Maven
17 7 (2.69%) eggPlant
General
1 76 (29.23%) Finance
2 21 (8.08%) Retail
3 17 (6.54%) Banking
4 12 (4.62%) Vietnamese Language
5 7 (2.69%) Marketing
6 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Law
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
7 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Automotive
8 2 (0.77%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.54%) SOAP
2 41 (15.77%) Web Services
3 32 (12.31%) XML
4 23 (8.85%) .NET
5 21 (8.08%) Gherkin
6 13 (5.00%) REST
7 12 (4.62%) XML Messaging
8 8 (3.08%) HTML
9 5 (1.92%) CSS
10 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.15%) JSON
10 3 (1.15%) RESTful
11 2 (0.77%) Flash
11 2 (0.77%) J2EE
11 2 (0.77%) J2ME
11 2 (0.77%) JSP
11 2 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.38%) Chai
12 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (3.85%) User Experience
4 9 (3.46%) Fintech
5 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.15%) iPad
6 3 (1.15%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (0.77%) Derivative
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.77%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.77%) Xbox
8 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.92%) Android
1 18 (6.92%) Apple iOS
2 10 (3.85%) Unix
3 6 (2.31%) Linux
3 6 (2.31%) Windows
4 2 (0.77%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (73.08%) Test Automation
2 162 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (23.46%) Test Scripting
4 51 (19.62%) BDD
5 49 (18.85%) Test Strategy
6 47 (18.08%) Functional Testing
6 47 (18.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 38 (14.62%) Mentoring
8 38 (14.62%) Scenario Testing
8 38 (14.62%) Software Testing
8 38 (14.62%) Test Management
9 36 (13.85%) Scrum
10 35 (13.46%) E-Commerce
11 32 (12.31%) Waterfall
12 30 (11.54%) Manual Testing
12 30 (11.54%) Performance Testing
13 28 (10.77%) System Testing
14 27 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (10.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.54%) SQL
2 44 (16.92%) Java
3 43 (16.54%) C#
4 21 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.77%) Ruby
6 11 (4.23%) Groovy
7 8 (3.08%) Python
8 3 (1.15%) C
8 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.77%) Delphi
9 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.77%) VB
10 1 (0.38%) COBOL
10 1 (0.38%) Scala
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (23.08%) ISEB
2 55 (21.15%) ISTQB
3 28 (10.77%) Degree
4 26 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (6.92%) Security Cleared
6 17 (6.54%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (39.62%) QA
2 8 (3.08%) ISO 20022
2 8 (3.08%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (2.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 19 (7.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Mesos
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (7.69%) HP
2 13 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.69%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (2.31%) Google
4 6 (2.31%) Talend
5 4 (1.54%) Oracle
6 2 (0.77%) Capita
6 2 (0.77%) IBM
6 2 (0.77%) SAP
6 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.38%) Informatica
7 1 (0.38%) Netezza
7 1 (0.38%) TOWER Software