The median annual salary for a Senior QA Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 258 244
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.040% 0.051% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.053% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -6.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Analyst in the South West

Senior QA Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Analyst in the South West

Senior QA Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Devon - 2 £35,000 -
Senior QA Analyst
England

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South West region featuring Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA