The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Analyst
South East / Kent
Rank 79 83 96
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 4 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.50% 1.95% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.99% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 2
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.58% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 782 1104 915
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.38% 97.70% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 639 959 825
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in Kent

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in Kent

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Chatham -6 3 £47,000 +10.58%
Senior Test Analyst
South East

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Kent region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (90.00%) System Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Process Improvement
3 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (60.00%) ISEB
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Line Management
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) VBScript
6 3 (30.00%) VB
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (90.00%) System Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Process Improvement
3 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Line Management
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) VB
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP