The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
England / North West
Rank 225 227 246
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 24 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 13
Median salary £34,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.84% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,900
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 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 5942 5517 6390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.04% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4631 5150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in the North West

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in the North West

Senior Test Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West 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
Cheshire +18 13 £34,000 -2.85%
Manchester -14 8 £30,875 -15.41% 2
Merseyside +1 3 £32,500 -
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) ISEB
3 25 (59.52%) ISTQB
4 22 (52.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (47.62%) SQL
6 19 (45.24%) Finance
7 15 (35.71%) Scrum
8 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 12 (28.57%) QA
10 11 (26.19%) JIRA
11 10 (23.81%) Selenium
12 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
12 9 (21.43%) Regression Testing
12 9 (21.43%) SDLC
12 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
13 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
13 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
14 7 (16.67%) iPad
14 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
15 6 (14.29%) Java
15 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
15 6 (14.29%) Degree
16 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
16 5 (11.90%) Confluence
16 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
16 5 (11.90%) Oracle
16 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (11.90%) ATDD
16 5 (11.90%) BDD
16 5 (11.90%) DevOps

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (11.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) JIRA
2 10 (23.81%) Selenium
3 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.52%) JUnit
5 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) iPad
2 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (35.71%) Scrum
4 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 9 (21.43%) SDLC
6 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.90%) ATDD
9 5 (11.90%) BDD
9 5 (11.90%) DevOps
9 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.52%) Agile Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Migration
10 4 (9.52%) System Testing
10 4 (9.52%) TDD
10 4 (9.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) ISEB
2 25 (59.52%) ISTQB
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
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