The median annual salary for a Senior QA Test Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies 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 Quality Assurance Test Analyst
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 906 954
Rank change year-on-year +28 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 12 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.027% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 27
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £63,750 £51,000
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. 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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior QA Test Analyst in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior QA Test Analyst in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Senior QA Test Analyst in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst within the UK 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
England +31 12 £50,000 - 4
Birmingham +14 6 - -
West Midlands +8 6 - -
London +25 3 £62,500 +25.00% 1
East of England -10 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Ipswich - 2 £37,500 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 - 1
City of London +31 1 £55,000 +44.73%
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
South East - 1 £45,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior QA 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 featuring Senior QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (78.79%) Test Automation
3 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (48.48%) Selenium
5 12 (36.36%) Java
5 12 (36.36%) BDD
6 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 11 (33.33%) JIRA
6 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (33.33%) JMeter
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
7 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 9 (27.27%) ISEB
7 9 (27.27%) SOAP
8 8 (24.24%) SpecFlow
8 8 (24.24%) Gherkin
8 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
8 8 (24.24%) C#
8 8 (24.24%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
9 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
9 7 (21.21%) eggPlant
10 6 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (18.18%) API Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Fintech
10 6 (18.18%) Open Source
10 6 (18.18%) JBehave
10 6 (18.18%) Ranorex

Senior QA Test 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 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) BrowserStack
2 2 (6.06%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Redis
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) JIRA
2 11 (33.33%) JMeter
2 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 8 (24.24%) SpecFlow
4 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
4 7 (21.21%) eggPlant
4 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
5 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 6 (18.18%) JBehave
5 6 (18.18%) Ranorex
5 6 (18.18%) WATIR
6 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
7 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.09%) Appium
8 3 (9.09%) AppVeyor
8 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
9 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
9 2 (6.06%) RubyMine
10 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) SOAP
2 8 (24.24%) Gherkin
3 5 (15.15%) JSON
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 4 (12.12%) REST
4 4 (12.12%) RESTful
5 3 (9.09%) WPF
6 2 (6.06%) J2EE
7 1 (3.03%) Behat
7 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Fintech
2 5 (15.15%) iPad
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) User Experience
5 2 (6.06%) Xbox
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Test Automation
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) BDD
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
7 6 (18.18%) API Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Open Source
7 6 (18.18%) Test Management
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) QA Automation
9 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.09%) Data Validation
10 3 (9.09%) MVC
10 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 3 (9.09%) System Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Groovy
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
1 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
Taunton, Somerset
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Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago