The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £37,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 232 237
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 18 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.089% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.091% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 11
Median salary £37,750 £38,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.58% +15.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 6631 5495 6111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.78% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 4663 4986
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 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 27 June 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 -21 9 £35,000 -17.64%
Manchester -30 8 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Senior Test Analyst
England

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Test Automation
3 27 (62.79%) ISEB
4 23 (53.49%) Finance
4 23 (53.49%) SQL
5 22 (51.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (51.16%) Mentoring
6 21 (48.84%) ISTQB
7 20 (46.51%) Scrum
8 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
9 12 (27.91%) QA
10 10 (23.26%) Selenium
10 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
11 7 (16.28%) Functional Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Migration
12 6 (13.95%) Advertising
12 6 (13.95%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (11.63%) BDD
13 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
13 5 (11.63%) iPad
13 5 (11.63%) JIRA
14 4 (9.30%) Degree
14 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
14 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
14 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
15 3 (6.98%) GoCD
15 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
15 3 (6.98%) Puppet
15 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure

Senior Test 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 2 (4.65%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Selenium
2 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.98%) GoCD
4 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
5 2 (4.65%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.33%) JUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Redmine
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) iPad
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Test Automation
3 22 (51.16%) Mentoring
3 22 (51.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (46.51%) Scrum
5 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
7 7 (16.28%) Functional Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Migration
8 6 (13.95%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (11.63%) BDD
10 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.98%) Coaching
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.98%) CRM
11 3 (6.98%) Load Testing
11 3 (6.98%) SDLC
11 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.65%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) ISEB
2 21 (48.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
1 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (4.65%) SAP
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