The median annual salary for a Senior QA Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 902 918
Rank change year-on-year +53 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 40 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.039% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 61
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +11.76%  
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,775 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% -3.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Senior QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Analyst in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Analyst in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior QA Analyst in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 9 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +62 38 £55,000 +10.00% 4
London +33 24 £57,500 +15.00% 1
UK excluding London +29 16 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Midlands +12 6 - -
North of England -7 3 £37,500 -
East of England -11 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South West - 2 £38,750 - 1
Scotland - 2 £35,000 -
South East - 1 £45,000 - 1

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) QA
2 57 (76.00%) Test Automation
3 45 (60.00%) Selenium
4 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (38.67%) Finance
6 27 (36.00%) C#
7 25 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 24 (32.00%) Regression Testing
8 24 (32.00%) Test Scripting
9 23 (30.67%) SDLC
10 21 (28.00%) BDD
11 20 (26.67%) Test Strategy
11 20 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
11 20 (26.67%) Banking
12 19 (25.33%) .NET
12 19 (25.33%) Visual Studio
13 18 (24.00%) Java
14 17 (22.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (22.67%) Derivative
14 17 (22.67%) JIRA
14 17 (22.67%) Integration Testing
15 16 (21.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (21.33%) FitNesse
15 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (21.33%) Equities
15 16 (21.33%) HP UFT
15 16 (21.33%) Cucumber
16 15 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
16 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 15 (20.00%) Fixed Income

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Datadog
2 3 (4.00%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Redis
3 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (60.00%) Selenium
2 25 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 19 (25.33%) Visual Studio
4 17 (22.67%) JIRA
5 16 (21.33%) Cucumber
5 16 (21.33%) FitNesse
5 16 (21.33%) HP UFT
6 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (18.67%) WebDriver
8 12 (16.00%) JMeter
9 11 (14.67%) SoapUI
10 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 7 (9.33%) eggPlant
12 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (8.00%) JBehave
12 6 (8.00%) Ranorex
12 6 (8.00%) WATIR
13 5 (6.67%) Gatling
14 4 (5.33%) Capybara
15 3 (4.00%) Appium
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) Banking
3 14 (18.67%) Back Office
3 14 (18.67%) Front Office
4 6 (8.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
2 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.33%) Gherkin
4 9 (12.00%) SOAP
4 9 (12.00%) Web Services
5 8 (10.67%) RESTful
6 6 (8.00%) JSON
6 6 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (8.00%) XML
7 4 (5.33%) REST
8 3 (4.00%) WPF
9 2 (2.67%) J2EE
10 1 (1.33%) Behat
10 1 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.33%) HTML
10 1 (1.33%) HTML5
10 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Derivative
1 17 (22.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (21.33%) Equities
3 15 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 9 (12.00%) Fintech
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.33%) iPad
5 4 (5.33%) User Experience
6 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.67%) Xbox
8 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (76.00%) Test Automation
2 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.00%) Regression Testing
3 24 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 23 (30.67%) SDLC
5 21 (28.00%) BDD
6 20 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
6 20 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 17 (22.67%) Integration Testing
8 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (21.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (18.67%) Scrum
11 12 (16.00%) Performance Testing
12 10 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (12.00%) TDD
14 8 (10.67%) API Testing
14 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
15 7 (9.33%) Functional Testing
15 7 (9.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) C#
2 18 (24.00%) Java
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
4 9 (12.00%) Ruby
5 5 (6.67%) Groovy
6 4 (5.33%) PHP
7 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) ISEB
1 13 (17.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.33%) SAP
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