Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 327 328
Rank change year-on-year -36 +1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 11 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.084% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 49
North West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,725 £32,000 £30,650
90th Percentile £45,625 £44,625 £39,300
England median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% +11.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12704 12096 12623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.06% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10170 10182 10477
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Manchester -16 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Cheshire -31 4 £35,000 -17.65%
Lancashire +3 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Senior Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) ISEB
5 5 (45.45%) QA
5 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 3 (27.27%) API Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (18.18%) Automotive
8 2 (18.18%) VB
8 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
8 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
8 2 (18.18%) BDD
8 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
8 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (18.18%) System Testing

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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (9.09%) BrowserStack
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (9.09%) Calabash
4 1 (9.09%) Capybara
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) Protractor
4 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) TestRail
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) API Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian