The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 760 752
Rank change year-on-year +40 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 150 153 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 128 122 205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,250
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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +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 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Analyst in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Analyst in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Analyst over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Analyst in the UK

Senior Test Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +46 136 £40,000 - 22
London +9 28 £50,000 -4.76% 11
South West +28 27 £36,000 +10.76%
South East +39 20 £41,250 +3.12% 3
North West -27 19 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Somerset +1 16 £40,000 +23.07%
Bath +1 13 £40,000 -2.43%
West Midlands -1 13 £35,000 -6.80% 2
East Sussex +25 12 £40,000 +14.28%
East of England +3 12 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Yorkshire +1 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cheshire -17 10 £36,500 -14.11%
Bristol - 10 £35,000 -
Chester +14 9 £38,000 -10.58%
Birmingham +7 9 £35,000 -6.94%
Scotland +13 8 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Manchester -14 8 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Suffolk - 8 £37,500 - 1
Ipswich - 7 £37,500 - 1
Glasgow +13 6 £45,000 +25.00%
Brighton +14 5 £43,000 +22.85%
South Wales +24 4 £36,000 -
Wales +13 4 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire +4 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Leeds +1 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Cardiff - 4 £36,000 -
East Midlands +19 3 £46,500 - 2
Hampshire +10 3 £45,000 +34.32% 1
South Yorkshire -17 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Selby - 3 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 featuring Senior Test Analyst in the job title.

1 212 (74.91%) Test Automation
2 185 (65.37%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (45.94%) Selenium
4 106 (37.46%) ISTQB
5 104 (36.75%) ISEB
6 96 (33.92%) SQL
7 88 (31.10%) Finance
8 79 (27.92%) QA
9 70 (24.73%) Test Scripting
10 64 (22.61%) BDD
11 63 (22.26%) SoapUI
11 63 (22.26%) Mentoring
12 60 (21.20%) Cucumber
12 60 (21.20%) Test Strategy
13 56 (19.79%) Scrum
14 54 (19.08%) Software Testing
15 52 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
15 52 (18.37%) WebDriver
16 48 (16.96%) Manual Testing
17 45 (15.90%) Java
18 41 (14.49%) Test Management
19 39 (13.78%) Waterfall
19 39 (13.78%) C#
20 35 (12.37%) JMeter
20 35 (12.37%) JIRA
21 34 (12.01%) Functional Testing
22 32 (11.31%) SpecFlow
23 30 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (10.60%) SOAP
24 29 (10.25%) Analytical Skills

Senior 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 5 (1.77%) Confluence
2 3 (1.06%) CMS
2 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.35%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.47%) G Suite
2 7 (2.47%) Office 365
2 7 (2.47%) Slack
3 4 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.41%) BrowserStack
4 2 (0.71%) SaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) DNS
2 1 (0.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) Intranet
2 1 (0.35%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.41%) Big Data
5 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.06%) Power BI
6 2 (0.71%) MySQL
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.35%) QlikView
7 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 130 (45.94%) Selenium
2 63 (22.26%) SoapUI
3 60 (21.20%) Cucumber
4 52 (18.37%) WebDriver
5 35 (12.37%) JIRA
5 35 (12.37%) JMeter
6 32 (11.31%) SpecFlow
7 19 (6.71%) LoadRunner
8 17 (6.01%) Git (software)
8 17 (6.01%) HP UFT
8 17 (6.01%) Jenkins
9 16 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (4.59%) Visual Studio
11 9 (3.18%) JBehave
11 9 (3.18%) JUnit
11 9 (3.18%) WATIR
12 7 (2.47%) eggPlant
12 7 (2.47%) LoadUI
12 7 (2.47%) NUnit
12 7 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 88 (31.10%) Finance
2 24 (8.48%) Retail
3 13 (4.59%) Banking
3 13 (4.59%) Law
3 13 (4.59%) Legal
4 7 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (0.71%) Back Office
5 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.60%) SOAP
2 28 (9.89%) Gherkin
3 24 (8.48%) .NET
4 22 (7.77%) REST
5 13 (4.59%) Web Services
6 12 (4.24%) XML
7 11 (3.89%) JSON
8 7 (2.47%) RESTful
9 6 (2.12%) HTML
9 6 (2.12%) WPF
10 4 (1.41%) Behat
10 4 (1.41%) CSS
11 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.06%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.06%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.06%) J2EE
11 3 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.53%) iPad
4 7 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.12%) Fintech
5 6 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.77%) User Experience
6 5 (1.77%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.41%) NHS
8 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) EPoS
9 2 (0.71%) Xbox
10 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.53%) Linux
2 7 (2.47%) Unix
2 7 (2.47%) Windows
3 5 (1.77%) Android
4 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.71%) Kali Linux
5 2 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (74.91%) Test Automation
2 185 (65.37%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (24.73%) Test Scripting
4 64 (22.61%) BDD
5 63 (22.26%) Mentoring
6 60 (21.20%) Test Strategy
7 56 (19.79%) Scrum
8 54 (19.08%) Software Testing
9 52 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 48 (16.96%) Manual Testing
11 41 (14.49%) Test Management
12 39 (13.78%) Waterfall
13 34 (12.01%) Functional Testing
14 30 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (9.54%) Regression Testing
15 27 (9.54%) SDLC
16 25 (8.83%) Non-Functional Testing
16 25 (8.83%) TDD
17 24 (8.48%) API Testing
18 23 (8.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.92%) SQL
2 45 (15.90%) Java
3 39 (13.78%) C#
4 21 (7.42%) Ruby
5 20 (7.07%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.24%) Groovy
7 8 (2.83%) Python
8 6 (2.12%) VBScript
9 5 (1.77%) C
9 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.41%) C++
10 4 (1.41%) PHP
10 4 (1.41%) VB
11 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (37.46%) ISTQB
2 104 (36.75%) ISEB
3 16 (5.65%) Degree
4 14 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.77%) MCP
8 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.77%) OCP
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.77%) SAP Certification
9 4 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (27.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (9.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.06%) Ansible
3 3 (1.06%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 24 (8.48%) HP
2 22 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.77%) Oracle
3 12 (4.24%) SAP
4 7 (2.47%) Google
5 6 (2.12%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.06%) Tableau
7 2 (0.71%) IBM
7 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.71%) Siebel
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.71%) Sun
8 1 (0.35%) ATG
8 1 (0.35%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.35%) Teradata
8 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
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