The median annual salary for a Senior QA Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 June 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 Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 231 249
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.054% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.055% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Analyst in the North West

Senior QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Analyst in the North West

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior QA 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 North West region featuring Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) ATDD
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef