The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 116 107 136
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £25,625 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.58% -26.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1711 1614 2219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.69% 94.55% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1320 1952
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Cheshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northwich - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warrington - 1 £27,500 -
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (75.00%) ISEB
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (40.00%) Selenium
6 8 (40.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (20.00%) NUnit
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (15.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
9 3 (15.00%) NHS
9 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (15.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (10.00%) Windows
10 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 1 (5.00%) SOAP

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
1 13 (65.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Apple
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago