The median annual salary for a Senior QA Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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 Test Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 926 961
Rank change year-on-year +89 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 21 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.027% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.028% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 15
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,875 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -31.38% +8.43%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior QA Test Analyst in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 7 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 28 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
England +100 21 £45,000 - 2
London +77 13 £52,500 +16.66% 1
North West -8 6 £30,500 -6.15%
Manchester - 6 £30,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
South East - 2 £35,000 -
Brighton - 2 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 34 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Selenium
3 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (35.29%) Scrum
5 11 (32.35%) Regression Testing
5 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
5 11 (32.35%) Functional Testing
6 10 (29.41%) WebDriver
6 10 (29.41%) ISEB
7 9 (26.47%) C#
7 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Degree
8 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
8 8 (23.53%) JIRA
8 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.59%) BDD
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) Validation
10 6 (17.65%) Ruby
10 6 (17.65%) Banking
10 6 (17.65%) Data Validation
10 6 (17.65%) System Testing
10 6 (17.65%) API Testing
11 5 (14.71%) QA Automation
11 5 (14.71%) Appium
11 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery

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 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Selenium
2 10 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (23.53%) JIRA
4 5 (14.71%) Appium
4 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) JMeter
4 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
4 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.76%) AppVeyor
5 4 (11.76%) CircleCI
5 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
5 4 (11.76%) Travis CI
6 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.88%) RubyMine
7 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.94%) Calabash
8 1 (2.94%) Capybara
8 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) JSON
1 5 (14.71%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) RESTful
2 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) WPF
3 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.82%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) Behat
4 2 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) iPad
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Android
1 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (35.29%) Scrum
4 11 (32.35%) Functional Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Regression Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) BDD
8 6 (17.65%) API Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Data Validation
8 6 (17.65%) Project Management
8 6 (17.65%) System Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Validation
9 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) QA Automation
9 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
10 4 (11.76%) DevOps
10 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) Ruby
4 5 (14.71%) Groovy
5 4 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
2 10 (29.41%) ISEB
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Rancher
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
East London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 6 days ago