The median annual salary for a Senior Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Analyst
UK
Rank 726 719 742
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Analyst 134 238 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 113 198 181
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.62% +3.89%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
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 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 26 March 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 26 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 +32 127 £40,000 -5.88% 23
London +65 35 £55,000 +15.78% 6
South East +19 27 £44,750 +5.29% 4
North West 0 24 £34,000 -6.84% 2
Cheshire +20 13 £34,000 -2.85%
South West +19 13 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Chester +16 13 £34,000 +7.93%
Yorkshire +7 13 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East of England +20 10 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Manchester -14 8 £30,875 -15.41% 2
West Yorkshire +18 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Leeds +13 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Bristol +10 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
City of London +33 6 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Berkshire +30 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +25 5 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Hertfordshire +15 5 £45,000 -0.55%
North Yorkshire +11 5 £32,500 -14.47% 3
Somerset -6 5 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Newbury - 5 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 5 £35,000 - 1
Scotland +19 4 £35,000 - 2
Kent +3 4 £47,000 +10.58%
Bath 0 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Edinburgh -1 4 £35,000 - 1
Harrogate - 4 £32,500 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear +16 3 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 3 £35,000 -

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 230 (67.25%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (43.57%) Selenium
3 127 (37.13%) ISTQB
3 127 (37.13%) ISEB
4 115 (33.63%) SQL
5 108 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 107 (31.29%) Finance
7 81 (23.68%) Automation Testing
8 80 (23.39%) Software Testing
9 78 (22.81%) Regression Testing
10 77 (22.51%) QA
11 73 (21.35%) Cucumber
11 73 (21.35%) Test Strategy
12 72 (21.05%) Manual Testing
13 70 (20.47%) Automated Testing
14 69 (20.18%) Java
15 67 (19.59%) Scrum
16 63 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
17 61 (17.84%) SDLC
18 59 (17.25%) JIRA
19 58 (16.96%) Mentoring
20 57 (16.67%) SoapUI
20 57 (16.67%) BDD
21 56 (16.37%) WebDriver
22 49 (14.33%) Test Scripting
23 47 (13.74%) Functional Testing
24 45 (13.16%) Waterfall
25 41 (11.99%) Test Management
25 41 (11.99%) Non-Functional Testing
26 39 (11.40%) Performance Testing

Senior Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (3.51%) Confluence
2 6 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.58%) SAS
3 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.29%) CMS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS Project
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.17%) G Suite
2 4 (1.17%) Office 365
2 4 (1.17%) Slack
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.29%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) Internet
2 3 (0.88%) LAN
3 2 (0.58%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.58%) WAN
4 1 (0.29%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.17%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 149 (43.57%) Selenium
2 73 (21.35%) Cucumber
3 59 (17.25%) JIRA
4 57 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 56 (16.37%) WebDriver
6 38 (11.11%) JMeter
7 36 (10.53%) SpecFlow
8 35 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (8.77%) LoadRunner
10 28 (8.19%) HP UFT
11 25 (7.31%) Jenkins
12 20 (5.85%) Git (software)
13 19 (5.56%) Visual Studio
14 15 (4.39%) JUnit
15 12 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
16 9 (2.63%) LoadUI
16 9 (2.63%) Maven
17 6 (1.75%) Mercurial
17 6 (1.75%) TestNG
18 5 (1.46%) eggPlant
General
1 107 (31.29%) Finance
2 30 (8.77%) Banking
3 13 (3.80%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.22%) Retail
5 9 (2.63%) Advertising
6 8 (2.34%) Legal
7 5 (1.46%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.19%) .NET
2 26 (7.60%) SOAP
2 26 (7.60%) Web Services
3 22 (6.43%) XML
4 19 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 18 (5.26%) REST
6 10 (2.92%) JSON
7 7 (2.05%) Behat
7 7 (2.05%) RESTful
8 6 (1.75%) HTML
8 6 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (1.46%) WPF
10 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.88%) WSDL
10 3 (0.88%) XSD
11 2 (0.58%) CSS
11 2 (0.58%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.58%) J2EE
11 2 (0.58%) Spring
12 1 (0.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.63%) iPad
5 8 (2.34%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.05%) NHS
7 6 (1.75%) User Experience
7 6 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.29%) EPoS
10 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.97%) Windows
2 10 (2.92%) Android
2 10 (2.92%) Linux
3 9 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.34%) Unix
5 3 (0.88%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (67.25%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 81 (23.68%) Automation Testing
4 80 (23.39%) Software Testing
5 78 (22.81%) Regression Testing
6 73 (21.35%) Test Strategy
7 72 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 70 (20.47%) Automated Testing
9 67 (19.59%) Scrum
10 63 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 61 (17.84%) SDLC
12 58 (16.96%) Mentoring
13 57 (16.67%) BDD
14 49 (14.33%) Test Scripting
15 47 (13.74%) Functional Testing
16 45 (13.16%) Waterfall
17 41 (11.99%) Non-Functional Testing
17 41 (11.99%) Test Management
18 39 (11.40%) Performance Testing
19 34 (9.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (33.63%) SQL
2 69 (20.18%) Java
3 35 (10.23%) C#
4 19 (5.56%) Groovy
4 19 (5.56%) Python
4 19 (5.56%) Ruby
5 18 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.63%) VBScript
7 7 (2.05%) VB
8 6 (1.75%) C
8 6 (1.75%) C++
8 6 (1.75%) PHP
9 5 (1.46%) VBA
10 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.58%) Korn
11 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) R
12 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 127 (37.13%) ISEB
1 127 (37.13%) ISTQB
2 26 (7.60%) Degree
3 25 (7.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.22%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (22.51%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (9.65%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.17%) Rancher
4 1 (0.29%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 37 (10.82%) HP
2 36 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.85%) Oracle
4 8 (2.34%) Charles River
5 5 (1.46%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.17%) Dynatrace
6 4 (1.17%) Google
6 4 (1.17%) SAP
7 3 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.88%) IBM
7 3 (0.88%) Progress
8 2 (0.58%) Siebel
8 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.58%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.29%) Perforce
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) Tableau
9 1 (0.29%) Teradata
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexi-time, Automation Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Pension and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £42 to £52k + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago