The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 87 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.15% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 20
Median salary £29,000 £30,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.91% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £32,900 £35,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
963 1282 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.30% 96.75% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 772 1118 1459
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,999 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Warrington +9 1 £30,500 -8.95%
Chester - 1 £27,500 - 2
QA Analyst
North West

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, QA 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 across the Cheshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 14 (87.50%) ISEB
4 13 (81.25%) Manual Testing
5 12 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (75.00%) Performance Testing
5 12 (75.00%) SQL
6 11 (68.75%) Windows
6 11 (68.75%) HP UFT
6 11 (68.75%) Release Management
6 11 (68.75%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (68.75%) MSTest
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
8 1 (6.25%) OOD
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Development
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (68.75%) HP UFT
2 11 (68.75%) MSTest
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Manual Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Performance Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (68.75%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Development
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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